Kollman & Saucier, P.A.
Darrell Van Deusen is a shareholder of Kollman & Saucier, P.A., where he is also president of the firm. His practice almost exclusively involves the national representation of management in all areas of labor and employment law. He represents employers in both the public and private sector. His clients include Fortune 500 companies, government contractors, high technology companies, and a variety of other businesses. He also represents a number of nationally recognized educational institutions, and he is a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA). His practice includes providing advice in matters such as compliance with anti-discrimination laws, union avoidance and collective bargaining, family and medical leave, and fair labor standards.
Darrell is the general editor of Matthew Bender's Employment Discrimination Expediter, and is on the editorial board of Matthew Bender's Labor and Employment Bulletin. He authored the "Non Discrimination" chapter of the Matthew Bender book Drafting the Union Contract, and writes frequently on labor and employment law. He is on the faculty of The Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers (MICPEL) and frequently teaches employment law to other
lawyers. Darrell is also a member of the Maryland State Bar Association's Labor Section's Executive Council.
Darrell's recognized expertise in his field has led to his selection as a mediator and as an expert witness in labor and employment law matters. He was named one of the "Outstanding Lawyers in America" in 2003, one of the top management-side labor attorneys in Maryland in the Chambers USA publication, "America's Leading Business Lawyers," one of 16 attorneys in Maryland listed in the "Management Labor and Employment" edition of "Who's Who Legal: USA 2006," a 2007 and 2008 Maryland "Super lawyer" in Employment Litigation defense, and one of the "Best Lawyers in America" in 2008.
Kelly C. Hoelzer is an associate attorney of the firm. Ms. Hoelzer represents clients in federal and state courts, as well as in administrative proceedings. Her practice concentrates on employment and
general civil litigation, representing corporate clients on a wide range of matters including the defense of discrimination, sexual harassment, ADA and ADEA claims; wage and hour issues; employment contracts; restrictive covenant agreements; general contract claims; employment-related and other business tort claims; and other matters. Ms. Hoelzer also provides ongoing business advice to employers to implement and develop effective employment policies and procedures. She is admitted to practice in
's state and federal courts, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Ms. Hoelzer also speaks at seminars on employment-related matters. Prior to practicing law, Ms. Hoelzer worked as a legislative analyst for one of the nation's largest trade advocacy organizations, responsible for extensive research and analysis on a variety of congressional and administrative issues.