SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION PROFILES Ask the Attorneys
What do you find most satisfying about your job?
I love what I do: I help people and businesses resolve
problems. That might mean engaging the other side in
intensive negotiation; or in some cases aggressive litigation and taking my client’s case to trial. I pride myself on
actively listening to my clients to truly understand not just
their predicament, but what resolution they are seeking.
Whistleblowers and victims of harassment and discrimination often feel as if the whole world is against them. I find
it incredibly rewarding to serve as an advocate for a client
throughout what can be a lengthy legal battle. Helping my
clients with my deep understanding of the law and creative
use of resolutions is the most satisfying part of my job.
What is one thing your clients should know about
I received an unexpected gift from a client at the end of a
very hotly contested whistleblower case. It is a plaque that
reads: “The Best Lawyer a Client Could Ever Have.” The
plaque is a reminder of the importance of serving as a loyal
ally, protector and advocate for my clients. The process and
“legalese” can be daunting – even for sophisticated clients.
So, it is my job to make sure they understand the process
and the options. You can be passionate without arrogance.
I maintain a healthy dose of humility which is appreciated
by my clients and helps achieve their goals. As C.S. Lewis
said, “Humility is not thinking less of yourself, but thinking
of yourself less.”
JOSEPH GREENWALD & LAAKE, PA
6404 Ivy Lane, Suite 400
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Jay Holland represents individuals and
businesses in workplace disputes. He has
litigated and negotiated settlements for
thousands of clients facing employment
issues. Jay also represents senior-level
executives in contract and severance
negotiations. He is nationally known for his
representation of whistleblowers under the
federal False Claims Act in cases involving
government contract fraud.