June 14, 2021
BALTIMORE and WASHINGTON, D.C. — Experienced employment litigator Kraig B. Long has joined Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP as a partner in its Baltimore and Washington, D.C. offices. He joins from Miles & Stockbridge, where he was a principal.
Long defends employers against claims of discrimination and harassment, wage and hour violations, failure to accommodate, wrongful termination, and retaliation. He also regularly counsels and trains supervisors and managers on accommodating employees with disabilities, managing family and medical leave, creating diverse and inclusive workplaces, and methods to minimize litigation risks in the workplace.
“We welcome Kraig to the firm and our litigation team,” said Baltimore litigation leader Michael A. Brown. “Kraig brings with him years of experience in employment and labor law matters for an array of clients, from small business owners to Fortune 500 corporations, state and local governments, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations. His skill set will enhance our offerings to clients.”
Long has authored or co-authored articles on labor and employment law issues for Matthew Bender & Company’s monthly Labor and Employment Bulletin and the Society for Human Resource Management’s Court Report. He also serves on the Prince George’s County Judicial Nominating Committee and is president of the Judge Alexander Williams, Jr. Center for Education, Justice & Ethics, a nonprofit organization at the University of Maryland devoted to researching, developing solutions to, and providing a forum for discussing the challenges facing underserved and disadvantaged communities. Since 2015, Kraig has been recognized by Maryland Super Lawyers for his work defending employers in employment litigation. In 2019, he received The Daily Record’s Leadership in Law Award, and in 2021 he was honored as a Leader in Diversity by the Baltimore Business Journal.