Roger D. Meade, Esq.
Mr. Meade is a former Navy SEAL officer. He began his legal career with the National Labor Relations Board, litigating federal labor law disputes before Administrative and US District Court judges. As a Trial Specialist, he also served as Council to the NLRB Union in arbitrations.
Later, as partner in a major nation-wide labor and employment law firm, Mr. Meade represented clients in a wide array of employment law claims involving both federal and state laws. He managed all phases of litigation, from discovery and motion practice through trial, brief writing, and appeals.
During this time, Mr. Meade appeared before numberous arbitrators and mediated diverse cases as an advocate. He also provided advice and counsel to corporate clients on a broad range of employee-employer relationship matters. Mr. Meade also served as a volunteer mediator with the Consumer Protection Division, Attorney General’s Office Of Maryland.
After leaving private practice, Mr. Meade served as in-house Labor Counsel for a large multinational corporation where his responsibilities included defense of all arbitration claims and mediation advocacy before state and federal agencies.
More recently, Mr. Meade has served as an arbitrator hearing collective bargaining disputes and has mediated civil cases before the General District Court of Maryland, Baltimore City Circuit Court, and Howard County Circuit Courts. He also has mediated cases on behalf of the Mediation and Conflict Resolution Center in Howard County, where he is a founding member of the Board of Directors.
Mr. Meade is listed on the Labor Roster of the American Arbitration Association, the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, and the New Jersey State Mediation Board. He is licensed to practice law in Maryland.
Mr. Meade has broad experience hearing labor arbitration cases involving a wide range of issues, in numberous and diverse industries.
Mr. Meade is trained as a Facilitative Mediator. He uses his training and experience to assist parties in conflict reach a mutually agreeable resolution.
Member of the Maryland Labor and Employment Relations Assn (LERA)