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Fred S. Sommer, Shareholder Attorney
Labor and Employment; Commercial Litigation
Phone:202-872-0400
Address: West Tower, Suite 500 1100 New York Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20005
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Law Firm:Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A.
Lawyer:Fred S. Sommer
Phone:202-872-0400
Fax:202-872-0400
Lawyer Title:Shareholder
Practice Areas:Labor and Employment; Commercial Litigation
Bio:Fred S. Sommer, Chairman of the Firm's Employment & Labor Practice Group, has nearly 30 years experience representing employers in all aspects of employment and labor relations. Like many attorneys at the Firm, he joined Shulman Rogers after being a partner for many years at a large national law firm in Washington, D.C. Since joining the Firm in 1998, Mr. Sommer has overseen the significant growth of the Employment & Labor Practice Group. Mr. Sommer represents employers in a wide variety of cases before Federal and state trial and appellate courts and administrative agencies, on matters such as discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, and wage-hour disputes. He has extensive experience litigating cases involving non-compete agreements, trade secrets, unfair competition and related matters. Moreover, Mr. Sommer regularly advises management on preventive measures to avoid litigation. Such advice ranges from day-to-day employment practices and policies to the employment implications and structuring of complex business acquisitions, sales and other significant transactions and decisions. He conducts investigations of harassment and discrimination claims, as well as employee misconduct. He provides training programs to management, supervisors and rank and file employees on numerous topics. Utilizing his broad experience in union-related matters, Mr. Sommer regularly represents employers in collective bargaining negotiations, election and
Admitted:1980, District of Columbia; 1994, Maryland; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Tenth and District of Columbia Circuits; U.S. District Court, District of Maryland; U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
College:George Washington University, B.B.A., with distinction, 1977
Law School:Boston University, J.D., 1980
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Languages:English

Lawyer Fred S. Sommer, graduated from George Washington University, B.B.A., with distinction, 1977 Boston University, J.D., 1980, is now employed by Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A. at West Tower, Suite 500 1100 New York Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20005.

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Fred S. Sommer has been admitted in 1980, District of Columbia; 1994, Maryland; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Tenth and District of Columbia Circuits; U.S. District Court, District of Maryland; U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. His or her practice areas include Labor and Employment; Commercial Litigation.

Fred S. Sommer's college education includes George Washington University, B.B.A., with distinction, 1977, law school degree was from Boston University, J.D., 1980, other biographical background includes Fred S. Sommer, Chairman of the Firm's Employment & Labor Practice Group, has nearly 30 years experience representing employers in all aspects of employment and labor relations. Like many attorneys at the Firm, he joined Shulman Rogers after being a partner for many years at a large national law firm in Washington, D.C. Since joining the Firm in 1998, Mr. Sommer has overseen the significant growth of the Employment & Labor Practice Group. Mr. Sommer represents employers in a wide variety of cases before Federal and state trial and appellate courts and administrative agencies, on matters such as discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, and wage-hour disputes. He has extensive experience litigating cases involving non-compete agreements, trade secrets, unfair competition and related matters. Moreover, Mr. Sommer regularly advises management on preventive measures to avoid litigation. Such advice ranges from day-to-day employment practices and policies to the employment implications and structuring of complex business acquisitions, sales and other significant transactions and decisions. He conducts investigations of harassment and discrimination claims, as well as employee misconduct. He provides training programs to management, supervisors and rank and file employees on numerous topics. Utilizing his broad experience in union-related matters, Mr. Sommer regularly represents employers in collective bargaining negotiations, election and. You should contact other lawyers and law firms nearby before choosing your legal representatives.

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