Joseph Greenwald & Laake of counsel Debora Fajer-Smith has proudly accepted an appointment to the joint senate house oversight committee on workers compensation and employee benefits of the Md Legislature. Debora has served on the committee for many years, and was appointed based on her hard work and dedication to the MSBA. Her appointment is effective until June 30, 2019.
The co-chairs of the committee are Sidney Butcher, Tiffani Collins, Diane Feuerherd and John Frederickson. They will interview and recommend candidates for judicial vacancies in Maryland, and will advise the Judicial Nominations Commissions and the Governor as to whether a candidate is “highly recommended,” “recommended,” “not recommended,” “not recommended at this time,” or if the committee has “insufficient information” to form an opinion on the candidate’s qualifications.
Debora Fajer-Smith is the chair of JGL’s Workers’ Compensation and Insurance Group. She has over 30 years of experience in being a passionate advocate for her clients’ rights. She is a woman plaintiff attorney in Maryland with national honors with her induction to the College of Workers’ Compensation under the ABA and has gained a reputation as a formidable courtroom opponent and excellent negotiator. She continues to dedicate time to her profession as an appointed member of the MD Committee on Workers’ Compensation and Employee Benefits in the Maryland House Legislature. Her client cases take her all over the state of Maryland. Her motto is, “It’s all about lifting the lives of others, in order that they may thrive on their own.”