Deyka Williams Spencer Esq.

Deyka Williams Spencer Esq.

Founder and Managing Partner
Location:
Rockville, Maryland
Phone:
301-683-7528
Fax:
866-686-2126
Email:

Deyka Williams Spencer is the founder and Managing Partner of The Spencer Firm, LLC. As a Rockville employment lawyer, Deyka has earned the distinction of Super Lawyers Rising Star along with the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 and 40 under 40. Deyka prides herself in communication. She guides clients through the legal process and assures they keep informed. Prior to founding the firm, Deyka worked as a Public Defender in Montgomery County, Maryland, and a Public Interest attorney for AARP's Legal Counsel for the Elderly. Deyka has represented numerous employees in employment law and has counseled several businesses.

Deyka is fluent in Spanish. She is a native of Panama that was raised in Prince George's County, Maryland where she attended Suitland High School. Deyka currently resides in Montgomery County with her husband and children. She is a member of the Potomac Valley Assembly, an active Board Member of the Maryland Black Chamber of Commerce, and is involved in children's ministry.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law
  • Employer Protection/Defense

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 2006
  • District of Columbia, 2008
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals

Education

  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • J.D. - 2006
    • Honors: Civil Rights Moot court Team and Board
    • Honors: Treasurer, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
    • Honors: Leadership and Membership
    • Honors: Vice President, Women's Bar Association
    • Honors: Secretary, Black Law Students Association
  • University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
    • B.A. English - 2001
    • Honors: Track and Field, NCAA Division I
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Language, Writing, and Rhetoric
  • Suitland High School

Classes/Seminars

  • "Preventing a Lawsuit" Employment Law and Wage and Hour, 2015

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2017
  • Super Lawyers 2016, 2017
  • Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2016
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Top 40 under 40, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Excellence in Public Service, Frederick Abramson Memorial Foundation, 2007
  • Avvo.com, Superb Rating
  • Frederick B. Abramson Memorial Foundation, Public Service Award (D.C.)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Maryland Employment Lawyers Association, Member
  • Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association, Member
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Member
  • District of Columbia Bar Association, Member
  • Maryland Employment Lawyers Association
  • Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Maryland Black Chamber of Commerce - Legislative Chair, Board Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Office of the Public Defender, Assistant Public Defender, 2008 - 2010
  • Legal Counsel for the Elderly, HEP Staff Attorney, 2007 - 2008
  • AARP Office of the General Counsel, Law Clerk, 2006 - 2007
  • AARP Foundation Litigation, Consumer Team Law Clerk , 2005 - 2007
  • District of Columbia Superior Court, Intern for Chief Judge Lee F. Satterfield, 2004

Pro Bono Activities

  • Potomac Valley Assembly, Member
  • Children's ministry

Languages

  • Spanish
  • French