- Practice Areas: Employment Law. Labor Law, Immigration Law
- Firm: Carr Maloney PC
- Web Site: http://www.carrmaloney.com/attorney/tina.shtml
Tina Maiolo specializes in the areas of employment and labor law, immigration law, civil rights law, business law and commercial litigation, and regularly manages legal matters specific to nonprofit and charitable organizations as well as religious institutions. Tina also has handled matters on appeal to the highest courts of several jurisdictions.
As part of her employment and labor law practice, civil rights practice and Directors and Officers liability practices, Tina has successfully represented clients in claims brought under federal, state and local laws governing fair employment practices, Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, ADEA, FMLA, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, negligent hiring, and defamation. Tina represents clients before the EEOC, state and local fair employment practices agencies and federal and state courts. Tina has also successfully defended race and ethnicity discrimination claims brought under Title 42 Section 1981 of the United States Code, as well as all other civil rights claims.
As part of her immigration law practice, Tina has been appointed by the Italian Embassy in the United States of America as its official referral counsel. As part of this prestigious designation, Tina handles all types of immigration matters – for both employers and individuals throughout the country. Tina works with employers to ensure that they are able to transfer, hire and retain foreign workers, while also working with individuals to assist them in obtaining and/or maintaining legal immigration status within the United States. Tina’s experience in immigration law has provided her with great experience handling all types of visas, applications for permanent residency and the naturalization process. She also works regularly with USCIS, the local US immigration offices and Embassies and Consulates all over the world.
As part of her business law and commercial litigation practice, Tina has drafted and negotiated all types of contracts, including employment agreements, compensation packages, separation or termination agreements, non-compete agreements, and non-solicitation agreements, to her clients' great satisfaction. When necessary, she has also successfully represented her clients in litigation arising out of such agreements. Given the nature of these claims, Tina is always ready to jump into a case to seek and obtain a temporary restraining order and/or preliminary injunction to prevent continued breach and damages pending resolution of a matter.
Tina is also quite familiar with the considerations, traits and interests unique to nonprofit and charitable organizations, as well as religious institutions. Tina has represented clients in multimillion dollar claims involving the Free Establishment Clause precluding civil courts from delving into the polity and governance of religious institutions, church property law and the ministerial exception as it pertains to employment law claims. Tina has also represented several nonprofit and charitable organizations in employment related matters, civil rights law matters, and general litigation matters throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
Tina serves as General Counsel for corporations, associations and organizations providing daily advice and counseling on employment related matters. She provides risk management services to employers, including the review, revision and development of employment policies and practices. Further, Tina assists and counsels clients, through individual training sessions and/or group seminars, in how to prevent employment law or civil rights violations, as well as how to minimize the damage once such violation has occurred.
Tina is the editor-in-chief of the firm's e-newsletter, Legally Speaking, which is published on a quarterly basis and provides recipients with information regarding the current state of all areas of the law. She is co-author of the firm's practice manual Overview of State and Local FEP Laws of DC, MD and VA. Tina has also authored many articles informing readers of the most successful ways to minimize exposure to employment and civil rights related claims.