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    Tracey Eberling focuses her practice in the areas of labor and employment law, education, and litigation, with a concentration in the defense of institutions, professionals, insurance companies and governmental entities. Ms. Eberling has tried numerous cases in the trial courts of Maryland and West Virginia, and has argued cases in the appellate courts of both states as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. She is a member of the firm's Labor Department, the General Litigation group, the Education Law team, and the Professional Liability and Long Term Care group.

    Memberships & Awards

    The Best Lawyers in America®
    Executive Council, The West Virginia Bar Association
    Defense Research Institute
    Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
    Chair, Pro Bono Committee, Washington County Bar Association
    Volunteer of the Year, Martinsburg-Berkeley Chamber of Commerce 2006

    Key Experience

    Defended employers in wage payment and collection and retaliation claims
    Defended county board of education in grievance and special education due process proceedings
    Defended local law enforcement agency and officers in civil rights litigation

    Work Experience

    1993 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

    Speaking Engagements

    Presentation - Eastern Panhandle SHRM 2018: Case Studies

    Presentation - Cumberland Valley SHRM Legal & Legislative Conferences, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

    Presentation - West Virginia Association of School Administrators, Spring 2017: ADA & FMLA for School Administrators