Alicia Shelton Selected to Maryland Daily Record’s Women Who Lead Initiative
Baltimore Associate Alicia Shelton has been named to the 2020 class of The Maryland Daily Record’s Women Who Lead Initiative. Ms. Shelton is one of 12 women in Maryland who was selected for the Initiative, which is designed “to shine a spotlight on women leaders, grow the next generation of women leaders, create mentoring relationships and make connections that will inspire change.”
The Women Who Lead Initiative was launched this year to commemorate the 25th anniversary of The Daily Record’s Top 100 Women and the 10th anniversary of Leading Women. Ms. Shelton received a Leading Women honor in 2018, which made her eligible for this new recognition.
At Zuckerman Spaeder, Ms. Shelton represents individuals and corporations in complex civil disputes, class action litigation, and white collar criminal defense. Outside the firm, she has a strong commitment to paying forward the support and guidance she has received from strong female mentors. This includes work with ¡Adelante Latina!, an academic enrichment, college preparatory and scholarship program for Latina girls in Baltimore City high schools. She is also active in the American Bar Association and serves as Chair-Elect of the Board of Directors, Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS).
Ms. Shelton joined Zuckerman Spaeder in 2016 and had previously served as a law clerk to The Honorable Lynne A. Battaglia, Court of Appeals of Maryland. Early in her career, she started and ran a restaurant in Long Beach, California.