The Johns Hopkins University, BA
Washington University in St. Louis, JD
District of Columbia
Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
United States District Court for the District of Columbia
United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
Maryland Court of Appeals
Rosanne E. Stafiej is both lead counsel and co-counsel representing and advising the firm’s clients in all of the firm’s practice, with a particular focus on matters involving litigation, employment, and government contracting. She is admitted to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia, and before the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, the Courts of Appeal for Maryland and the District of Columbia, and the United States Court of Federal Claims.
Ms. Stafiej is a graduate of The Johns Hopkins University and received her Juris Doctorate from Washington University in St. Louis, where she was Associate Editor of the Journal of Law & Policy. Prior to joining Potter & Murdock, P.C., Ms. Stafiej was an associate in the Insurance and Reinsurance groups of Troutman Sanders, LLP, and Ross Dixon & Bell, LLP. Prior to law school, Ms. Stafiej spent three years working at the U.S. Embassy in Bucharaest, Romania as Personal Assistant to the Ambassador.
Litigation involving Title VII, ADA, wrongful discharge, confidentiality agreements, trade secrets, and restrictive covenants; conducts workplace investigations and audits; advises on day-to-day employment law issues.
Bid protests before GAO, agencies and in the Court of Federal Claims; teaming agreements; contract disputes between prime contractors and subcontractors; and issues arising under the Federal Acquisition Regulations.
Representation of clients through all phases of litigation, including case assessment, dismissal motions, discovery, discovery and trial motions, summary judgment, mediation, settlement discussions and negotiations, trials, and appeals in federal and state courts, and before administrative agencies and arbitrators on claims involving employment matters, business contracts, business torts, trade secrets, non-disclosure and non-compete and non-solicitation and non-use agreements, premises liability, government contracting matters, and debt collection.