Michael J. Snider, Esq. - Employment Law Attorney

PHONE:  (410) 653-9060
FAX:  (410) 653-9061
EMAIL:  m@sniderlaw.com

Michael J. Snider, Esq. is the managing member and founder of the Law Offices of Snider & Associates, LLC, a Baltimore-based firm concentrating in servicing the legal needs of Federal employees worldwide.

The firm has about 40 dedicated service providers, including seven attorneys with over 60 years of combined experience. The firm handles EEO Complaints, MSPB Appeals, Grievance/Arbitrations for Federal Unions, and class action overtime cases. The firm also handles personal injury, criminal defense cases and is rolling out a pre-paid legal type of program designed specifically for Federal Employees.

Attorneys at the firm are licensed in Washington, DC; Maryland; West Virginia; New York and Illinois

Mr. Snider has successfully represented employees denied promotions, subjected to a hostile work environment because of their race, gender, disability or religion, and recovered nearly $100 million in backpay and damages for employees.

He has worked on a class action RICO case against Honda (In re American Honda Motor Co., Inc., Dealerships Relations Litigation (MDL 1069) that resulted in a $330 million settlement on behalf of more than 1400 class action and direct action plaintiffs); See www.nctrial.com/results_business_torts.htm.

Mr. Snider trains Union officials in EEO Complaints, Arbitration Hearings and MSPB Appeals and Hearings. He has lectured at conferences as an expert in sexual harassment and in disability discrimination law.

  • Maryland State courts, 1996
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland, 1996
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia, 2004
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1998
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2006
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1998
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2005
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 2004
  • Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (specially admitted)
  • United States Supreme Court, 2001
  • University Of Maryland at Baltimore, JD, 1996 (with Honors)
  • Pennsylvania State University, BS (Psychology, minor – Business and Political Science)
  • Corpus Juris Secundum award (Civil Procedure)
  • Asper Fellow / law clerk (Hon. Paul Alpert, MD Court of Special Appeals)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA)
  • Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association (MWELA)
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA)
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)
  • Industrial Research Relations Association (IRRA)
  • Society of Federal Labor and Employment Relations Professionals (SFLERP).
  • Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA)(formerly Industrial Relations Research Association (IRRA)); January 2002 (http://www.lera.uiuc.edu/)
  • Featured speaker, Baltimore Chapter of IRRA (http://www.lera.uiuc.edu/chapters/Profiles/Maryland.html)
  • Society of Federal Labor & Employee Relations Professionals (SFLERP) http://www.sflerp.org/
  • November 2003 Washington, DC chapter meeting, featured speaker
  • Federally Employed Women (FEW) (http://www.few.org/)
  • DC Metro Region – Regional Training Program, November 3-4, 2004
  • National Training Program, Reno, Nevada, July 21, 2005
  • US-Japan Veterans TBI, Autism Healthcare Exchange, July 13-14, 2009
  • US-Japan Goodwill Exchange for Technology and Research to Bring Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), PolyTrauma and Persons with TBI, Autism and Special Needs into Healthcare, Community and Workplace In Honor of the Ambassador of Japan, http://mindknit.org/index.php?page=us-japan-2008
  • United States Social Security Administration, Woodlawn, Maryland, 1997-1998
  • Office of the General Counsel, Litigation Division, Attorney Advisor
  • American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), AFL-CIO, Local 1923, 1999-2004, General Counsel, Largest federal government Union Local in the country
  • Litigated dozens of Arbitrations, EEO and MSPB hearings and appeals
  • Earned millions of dollars for bargaining unit employees
  • Social Security Administration (SSA)
  • Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA – HHS)
  • Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
  • Department of Defense (DoD)
  • Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Division
  • Naval Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit, Stump Head, MD
  • National Mediation Board, Washington, DC
  • US Army – Ft. Detrick, MD
  • Snider Law Offices, 1996-2002
  • Law Offices of Snider & Fischer, LLC, Partner, 2002-2005
  • Law Offices of Snider & Associates, July 2005-present
  • AFGE Council 222 and NFFE Local 1450 v HUD
    • $24 million FLSA Overtime Settlement
  • AFGE Council 228 v SBA
    • $7.6 million FLSA Overtime Settlement
  • AFGE Local 1770 v US Army, Ft. Bragg
    • $4.1 million FLSA Overtime victory and settlement
  • AFGE Local 32 and OPM, Washington, DC
    • $500,000 FLSA Overtime settlement
  • AFGE Local 1770 v US Army, Ft. Bragg
    • $ Title 38 Victory and Settlement
  • NFFE Local v Watervliet Army Arsenal
    • $ FLSA Overtime Settlement
  • NFFE Local 1998 v US Department of State, Passport Agency
    • FLSA Overtime Settlement
  • AFGE Local 1770 v US Army, DENTAC
    • FLSA Overtime Settlement
  • NFFE Local 273 v Ft. Sill, OK
    • $850,000 FLSA Overtime Settlement