Experience

In recent years, Jaime has:

  • First chaired a three-day jury trial defending a minority business enterprise client, a government subcontractor, against an age discrimination claim brought by a former employee; obtained a jury verdict in favor of the employer;
  • First chaired a jury trial defending a bank that was sued for negligent handling of a customer’s personal and business accounts.  The customer requested damages exceeding $4 million, but was awarded less than 1% of the amount sought;
  • Second chaired a jury trial defending a local employer against claims that it violated the FLSA;
  • Second chaired a defense win in a jury verdict in federal court for a client facing a claim under the Family Medical Leave Act;
  • Defended a hospital in a religious discrimination claim that was resolved on summary judgment in federal court;
  • Defended a large national accounting firm in a wage claim that was dismissed on summary judgment in federal court;
  • Defended a national beverage manufacturer and distributor against negligence claims; the circuit court jury trial lasted several days and concluded with a defense verdict;
  • Since 2007, defended a major manufacturer of cell phones in dozens of cases in state and Federal courts alleging warranty, consumer protection, and products liability claims;
  • Served as regular litigation counsel on behalf of an industrial equipment leasing company for which she has resolved numerous leasing disputes; and
  • Served as regular local counsel for an automobile dealership financing company, for which she has handled leasing claims in Maryland.

Jaime also has appellate experience.  She has briefed and argued before the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland, and briefed before the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Attorney Profile
Education
  • University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2002) Heuisler Honor Society; Associate Comments Editor, University of Baltimore Law Review
  • McDaniel College (formerly Western Maryland College) (B.A., magna cum laude, 1999) Honors Program; Phi Beta Kappa
Bar Admissions
  • State of Maryland
  • District of Columbia
  • Commonwealth of Virginia
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia
Activities
  • Camp Attaway, Board of Directors, 2018-present
  • Federal Bar Association, Maryland Chapter Board of Directors, 2018-present
  • DRI, Law Institute appointee, 2014-present
  • McDaniel College Alumni Council, 2011-present; Women's Leadership Network and Alumni Association
  • Maryland Defense Counsel
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • The Virginia State Bar Association
  • The Columbia Orchestra, Board of Directors, 2015-2017
  • Howard County Leadership Program, Class of 2015