Mariam represents a variety of clients in state and federal courts in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. She regularly handles business litigation, such as shareholder disputes, breach of contract claims, non-compete disputes, dissolution-related disputes, and employment litigation. Mariam also has experience representing employers in charges brought before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Human Rights Commission, as well as in wage and hour disputes.  

Representative Experience

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  • Obtained dismissal of claims against former employee for breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference with contract, violations of the Virginia Trade Secrets Act, and conspiracy. 
  • Obtained dismissal of a claim against a creditor challenging the validity of the creditor’s mortgage. 
  • Successfully represented partners seeking to have the court confirm that they were the managing partners of the partnership.
  • Regularly handles litigation involving non-competition and non-solicitation agreements and routinely advises clients regarding the enforceability and parameters of non-competition and non-solicitation agreements.
  • Mediated and negotiated resolution of several contract claims between government contractors.
  • Obtained dismissal of conspiracy, defamation, and malicious prosecution action lodged against defendant who reported alleged crimes to a military tribunal.
  • Represented clients in Freedom of Information Act litigation, including arguing before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
  • Regularly handles prime/subcontractor disputes in state and federal courts.

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized in Virginia Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2023 (Rising Stars, 2017-2022)
  • Peer-Rated “Top Attorney” in Litigation, Arlington Magazine, 2022
  • Named to the Virginia Business Legal Elite in Civil Litigation, 2020
  • AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ (Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory)
  • Recognized in the National Law Journal as a “Top Rated Lawyer” in the DC Metro Area, 2017