David Gray Wright
David Gray Wright is an associate in the firm’s labor practice. He litigates on behalf of unions in matters before Maryland’s courts, the NLRB, administrative agencies, and in the federal courts. Mr. Wright also counsels unions with regard to negotiations, legislative matters, and compliance issues. Mr. Wright represents unions arbitrating contract disputes and disciplinary actions.
Mr. Wright regularly appears before Maryland’s appellate courts. He was on brief in Atkinson, et al. v. Anne Arundel County, 428 Md. 723, 53 A.3d 1184 (2012), a decision that settled thirty-five years of uncertainty regarding binding interest arbitration in Maryland counties. He was also on brief in Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 35 v. Montgomery County, 427 Md. 522, 50 A.3d 8 (2012), an election law case concerning petitions for referendum. He has argued cases before the Maryland Court of Special Appeals regarding State employee rights and collective bargaining issues.
Mr. Wright graduated with honors from the University of Maryland School of Law. While in law school, he interned in the offices of then-Representative Ben Cardin, the Office of the Attorney General (General Assembly Counsel), and the chambers of Judge Clayton Greene, Jr. of the Court of Appeals of Maryland. Mr. Wright also served an Asper Fellowship with the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, under the supervision of Judge Edward R.K. Hargadon.
Mr. Wright is included on the 2013 Maryland Rising Stars list assembled by SuperLawyers. He sits on the Board of the Maryland Lawyers for the Arts and offers pro bono legal services to qualified artists. Mr. Wright formerly served as the President of the Charles Village Community Benefits District and the Charles Village Community Foundation.
Following law school, Mr. Wright clerked for Judge Patrick L. Woodward of the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland. He then served as a Research Fellow at the University of Maryland School of Law.
Mr. Wright lives in Charles Village. He is a proud graduate of Baltimore City Public Schools.
Legal AssistantNikol Billie (Assistant)
Linda Fitzpatrick (Paralegal)
- Employment Law
- Labor Law
- Defense Against False Allegations
- Court of Appeals of Maryland
- United States District Court for the District of Maryland
- United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
- University of Maryland Baltimore County (BA)
- University of Maryland School of Law (JD, Cum Laude)
- Charles Village Community Foundation
- Charles Village Community Benefits District (former President)
- Maryland Law Alumni, Recent Graduate Committee
- Baltimore City Bar Association
- Maryland State Bar Association