Greenbelt, MD (March 18, 2014) – Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, P.A. is pleased to congratulate attorney Debora Fajer-Smith for being recognized by The Daily Record as among the “Top 100 Women” in Maryland for her outstanding achievement in her professional accomplishments, community leadership and mentoring.
Fajer-Smith was selected by a panel of judges comprised of business professionals and past “Top 100 Women” winners. This is the second year that Fajer-Smith received this acknowledgement; the first was in 2007.
Fajer-Smith is Chair of the firm's Workers’ Compensation and Insurance Group. She has nearly 30 years of experience in representing people injured in auto or workplace accidents, and those suffering occupational injury or death. Currently, Fajer-Smith serves as an appointed public Member of the Senate-House Oversight Committee on Workers Compensation and Insurance in the Maryland state legislature. She is also a member of the American Bar Association’s College of Workers Compensation Lawyers. This year, Benchmark Litigation recognized Fajer-Smith as a “Local Litigation Star” and one of Maryland’s Top 150 Women for Plaintiffs law. In her free time, Fajer-Smith has traveled as citizen-ambassador to the Middle East, Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America and worked in Rio de Janeiro with a school for disadvantaged children. Her motto is, “It’s all about lifting the lives of others so they can prosper.” She is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law.
The Daily Record will recognize Fajer-Smith and her fellow honorees at an awards celebration at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore on Monday, May 5, 2014.