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Hon. Lynne A. Battaglia, Court of Appeals for Maryland


University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., with honors, 2014

  • Editor in Chief, University of Baltimore Law Forum
  • LAW Scholar, Torts

Davidson College, B.A., 2001

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Alicia Shelton


Alicia Shelton represents individuals and corporations in complex civil disputes, class action litigation, and white collar criminal defense. She also represents lawyers and law firms in legal malpractice claims and professional liability issues.

Before joining the firm, Alicia was an associate with Saul Ewing LLP in Baltimore. She handled breach of contract claims, commercial tort actions, construction management conflicts, regulatory appeals, and property disputes in federal and state courts.

Her legal career also included a clerkship with Hon. Lynne A. Battaglia in the Court of Appeals for Maryland and internships with the Maryland WBA Foundation, the Food and Drug Administration, and Hon. Susan K. Gauvey’s office in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Prior to law school, Alicia owned a restaurant and bar in Long Beach, California, and worked as business development director for a prosthetics and orthotics manufacturer and for the Chesapeake Pain Center.

  • Obtained preliminary restraining orders on behalf of a corporate client against former employees, enjoining the employees from using stolen corporate trade secrets and preventing the former employees from soliciting clients and current employees on behalf of a competitor business.
  • Represented a construction management and contracting firm in a lawsuit involving delay and acceleration claims that resulted in a settlement on the eve of trial.
  • Represented a corporate client in a lawsuit involving allegations of violations of the Maryland Consumer Protection Act, Maryland Credit Services Business Act and allegations of fraud.
  • Represented a telecommunications client in county board of appeals proceeding to protect its conditional use permit for construction of a new telecommunications facility.


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Professional Affiliations

  • Dean, College Bound Foundation
  • Board Member, The Next Generation Network Committee
  • Member, James C. Cawood Inn of Court