Mindy G. Farber

Mindy G. Farber

Bethesda, Maryland

Mindy G. Farber is a nationally respected employment and labor law attorney based in Rockville, Maryland. She has practiced law for 38 years and is a Board Member of the National Center for Labor and Employment Law. Mindy has extensive experience working with both management and employees.

Hobbies and Interests: Mindy enjoys free-lance writing, Delray Beach, traveling and gardening.

Family: Mindy is married and has two children.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment and labor law, including sexual harassment, discrimination, compensation, non-compete agreements, academic issues, the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and Federal service regulatory law
  • Constitutional law
  • Business law
  • Civil litigation

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland


  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • Juris Doctor - 1977
    • Honors: The Root Tilden Scholarship for merit
    • Honors: The Labor Law Prize
  • The Johns Hopkins University , Baltimore, Maryland
    • Bachelor of Arts Degree in History summa cum laude - 1974
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Published Works

  • How to Build and Manage an Employment Law Practice , ABA Press
  • Chapter on employment law , Global Competition and the American Employment Landscape As We Enter the 21st Century
  • Chapter on employment law in Flying Solo, ABA Press
  • Articles in Challenge of Controversy
  • The Woman Advocate
  • Marketing Success Stories
  • Papers, Institute of Judicial Administration and the Center for Labor and Employment Law on disability, security, leave, and age discrimination
  • Cover Articles, Practice Management Magazine
  • Articles, Practice Management Magazine
  • Articles, The New York Times

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association of University Women, National Legal Advocacy Fund
  • American Civil Liberties Union, Vice-President in Montgomery County
  • Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland, Inquiry Committee
  • Bar Harbour Condominium Association, Treasurer
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Johns Hopkins University, Executive Committee, National Alumni Council
  • Johns Hopkins University, Class Reunion Chair ( record-breaker for largest class reunion participation in gift-giving and attendance)
  • Johns Hopkins University , National Executive Committee, Second Decade Society
  • Johns Hopkins University, Executive Committee, DC Alumni Association
  • John Hopkins University, National Alumni Council
  • Johns Hopkins University , National President, Parents Association
  • Law Practice Management Section of The American Bar Association, Council Member
  • Law Practice Management Section of The American Bar Association, Editor in Chief, Leadership & Management Directions
  • Lorman Education Services, Employment Law, Lecturer
  • Legal Advocacy Fund Advisory Committee
  • Maryland State Bar
  • Maryland Women's Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Women's Bar Association , Past President
  • Montgomery County Bar Association , Executive Committee
  • Montgomery County Bar Association , Employment Section CoFounder and Past Chair
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Fee Arbitration Committee Past Chair
  • Montgomery County Bar Association , Speakers Bureau Past Chair
  • Montgomery County Commission for Women, Commissioner
  • Montgomery County Human Relations Commission, Panel Member
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • New York University School of Law, Class Agent
  • New York University School of Law, Weinfeld Fellow
  • Pet Connect Rescue, Board of Directors
  • Washington Employment Lawyers Association
  • Women's Legal Defense Fund, Employment Panel

Past Employment Positions

  • Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Department of Justice, Attorney
  • Baltimore Women's Law Center, Vice-President
  • Bethesda Law Firm of Paley, Rothman, Goldstein, Rosenberg & Cooper., Partner

Pro Bono Activities

  • Pet Connect Animal Rescue and Wellness, Board of Directors
  • Dezzys Second Chance Animal Rescue- Board of Directors
  • Epilepsy Foundation of America, Legal Defense Fund Panel Member
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Metropolitan Washington DC alumnae group, Second Vice-President and Program Chair


  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Omicron Delta Kappa