Ethan L. Don
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Ethan Don is a member of the firm’s Employment Law and Litigation practice groups. He represents companies and organizations in front of local, state and federal courts, helps employers establish and implement employment policies, and advises them on compliance and other ongoing employment issues. He also calls upon on his commercial litigation experience to represent clients in a wide range of business-related matters.
Prior to joining Paley Rothman, Mr. Don served as a law clerk to United States District Judge Marcia G. Cooke in Miami, Fla. and was an associate in the Washington, D.C. offices of two prominent international law firms. At those firms he focused on complex commercial litigation, including large antitrust cases and securities and bankruptcy matters. He was also an intern to Judge Mary Ellen Barbera while she sat on the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland.
A cum laude graduate of American University Washington College of Law, Mr. Don served as a Note and Comment Editor on the American University Law Review. He was also a member of the Moot Court Honor Society and participated in both trial-based and intellectual property competitions. He was admitted to practice as a law student and represented low-income clients through the school’s Civil Practice Clinic. Before going to law school, Mr. Don earned his B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from Syracuse University, where he was a researcher for the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
Mr. Don is a member of both the Maryland and District of Columbia Bars. He is also admitted to practice before the federal district courts for Maryland and the District of Columbia, the Court of Appeals for both the Fourth and Ninth Circuits and the Court of Federal Claims.
J.D., Cum Laude, American University Washington College of Law, 2006
B.S., Syracuse University, 2003
“Background Checks: When and How to Use Them” CPA Practice Management Forum, June 2013