The Law Offices of Dawn V. Martin
represents plaintiffs in civil rights, employment discrimination and
personal injury/tort cases. The firm litigates to enforce the rights of
employees who have been discriminated against on the basis of race, sex,
national origin, religion, age or disability.
The firm has raised the issue of “gender profiling” in the employment
context, for the first time before a court, pending in
Martin v. Howard University and
Alice Gresham Bullock, Appeal No, 06-7157 (U.S. Court of Appeals
for the D.C. Circuit). See MartinvHowardU. The firm has special expertise
with, and success in, sexual harassment and workplace violence cases, including
Gantt v. Security USA and Martin v. Howard University and
Alice Gresham Bullock. See also SexandWorkplaceViolence.
Consultation Services. The firm also offers consulting
services for employers, including Equal Employment Opportunity
policies and practices, as well as Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) training for both
management and non-management employees. Ms. Martin has special knowledge and experience
of the needs of police departments and fire departments with respect to disability and pregnancy
accommodation as balanced against public safety needs.
Specialty Areas. The firm has specialized litigation experience in the areas of sexual harassment,
workplace violence, Title VII jurisdiction and disability accommodation.