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Deryn A. Sumner - Silver Spring, MD

1100 Wayne AvenueSuite 900 Silver Spring, MD 20910 - 5645

Updated: 10/24/2023

Silver Spring Federal Sector Employment Discrimination Lawyer

Overview

Ms. Deryn A. Sumner is the Managing Partner of Gilbert Employment Law, as well as Co-Chair of the firm's Federal Sector EEOC Practice Group. She focuses her practice on representing federal employees and agencies before the EEOC and has worked on hundreds of cases involving claims of employment discrimination on the basis of disability, race, age, religion, retaliation and other bases...

Ms. Deryn A. Sumner is the Managing Partner of Gilbert Employment Law, as well as Co-Chair of the firm's Federal Sector EEOC Practice Group. She focuses her practice on representing federal employees and agencies before the EEOC and has worked on hundreds of cases involving claims of employment discrimination on the basis of disability, race, age, religion, retaliation and other bases. Ms. Sumner also has experience representing employees and agencies in cases of whistleblower retaliation and adverse action challenges before the MSPB.

Ms. Sumner graduated from American University's Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. While in law school, she served as a note and comment editor on the Administrative Law Review, as well as co-chair of the Labor and Employment Law Society. Ms. Sumner also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California.

Ms. Sumner is the co-author of several books on federal sector employment law including Representing Agencies and Complainants Before the EEOC; Federal Sector Disability Discrimination Law Deskbook; Compensatory Damages and Other Remedies in Federal Sector Employment and Discrimination Cases; EEO Counselors' and Investigators' Manual; and an annual Consolidated Federal Sector EEO Update. Ms. Sumner was previously an instructor with the Federal Employment Law Training Group (FELTG) and now provides training with Gilbert Training Group in coordination in cyberFEDS® to agency representatives, EEO counselors and investigators, and reasonable accommodation coordinators.

About Deryn A. Sumner

Practice Areas

  • Federal Sector Employment Discrimination

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Partner | Co-Chair, Federal Sector EEO Practice Group

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit

Education

  • American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
    J.D.
  • University of Southern California
    Bachelor of Arts
    Major: Political Science

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Office Information

Address

1100 Wayne AvenueSuite 900 Silver Spring, MD 20910 - 5645

Fax

  • (301) 608-0881

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Publication

Articles

  • Compensatory Damages and Other Remedies in Federal Sector Employment Discrimination Cases, Dewey Publications, Inc.
  • Federal Sector Disability Discrimination Law Deskbook, Gary M. Gilbert and Deryn A. Sumner
  • Consolidated Federal Sector EEO Update 2004-2016, Gary M. Gilbert and Deryn A. Sumner
  • Representing Agencies and Complainants Before The EEOC, Ernest C. Hadley and Deryn A. Sumner
  • EEO Counselors’ and Investigators’ Manual, Ernest C. Hadley and Deryn A. Sumner

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