Although born in upstate New York, Gretchen is a South Carolina girl at heart, which you immediately notice walking into her Clemson clad office. When not in court fighting the good fight for her clients you may find Gretchen spending time with her two dogs, traveling to visit family and friends or cheering on her purple and orange Tigers during football season.
Gretchen has advocated for injured workers throughout Maryland before the Workers’ Compensation Commission, Circuit Courts and the Court of Special Appeals since 2005. Prior to joining Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP in 2014, she diligently represented Claimants throughout South Carolina before both the Commission and Court of Appeals. Since returning to Maryland, Gretchen has focused her practice in representing: Communication Workers; Police Officers; Fire Fighters; Correction Officers and Municipal Workers, as well as many others.
Gretchen serves as a member of the Maryland Negligence, Insurance and Workers’ Compensation Council of the Maryland Bar Association. As part of her participation with the Council, Gretchen has served as one of the organizers and moderators for the program entitled “Effective Utilization of the AMA Guides” given to members of the Maryland State Bar Association. In March 2016, she attended the American Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Midwinter Seminar and Conference in New Orleans where she was the only Claimant/Plaintiff attorney panelist presenting on “Sixty Tips in 60 Minutes.” She regularly presents to various Unions throughout the State about workers’ compensation law and the issues injured workers face.
Area of Expertise
- Workers’ Compensation
Bar and Court Admissions
- Maryland State Bar
- University of Baltimore School of Law, Juris Doctorate
- University of Baltimore Merrick School of Business, MBA
- Clemson University, Bachelor of Arts, Language & International Trade
- American Bar Association
- Maryland State Bar Association
- Negligence, Insurance & Workers’ Compensation Council of the Maryland State Bar Association