Tracey McLauchlin, Esquire received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, with honors, in 1991 from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland. After completion of her undergraduate studies, she earned a certification in paralegal studies from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, New Jersey. Tracey then attended the Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, pursing a concentration in labor and employment law. Tracey was an associate editor of the Dickinson Law Review and a member of the Woolsack Honor Society. She received the Corpus Juris Secundum Award for achievement in civil procedure as well as the Cali Excellence for the Future Award for achievements in Alternative Dispute Resolution. While pursuing her studies, Tracey served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable George E. Hoffer of the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas. She graduated from Dickinson, magna cum laude, in May 1996.
After sitting for the Maryland bar exam, Tracey served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Albert J. Matricciani, Jr. in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. Upon completion of this clerkship, she began a 14-year career as an employment attorney at Ferguson, Schetelich & Ballew, P.A. in Baltimore City.
At Shaffer, McLauchlin & Stover, Tracey has continued her employment law practice, representing businesses and clients in the local community in all aspects of employment law including Title VII; the Americans With Disabilities Act; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; the Fair Labor Standards Act; the Family Medical Leave Act; State and Local Fair Employment Practices, Leave, and Wage Acts; employment contracts; and employee handbooks. She provides compliance advice and counsel to employers, and when disputes arise, represents her clients in administrative proceedings before the EEOC and the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights and in federal and state trial and appellate courts, including the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, the Maryland Court of Appeals, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals and Circuit Courts throughout the state.
Tracey is a member of the American Bar Association and the Maryland State Bar Association.
She resides in Fallston with her husband, Eric, and their daughters.