Liff, Walsh & Simmons, a full-service business law firm, is pleased to welcome Alanna Casey, Esq. as an associate, expanding the firm’s Employment Law and Litigation practice groups.


Alanna brings a blend of professional and legal experience to Liff, Walsh & Simmons, previously serving as an employment associate at a regional Baltimore law firm and as a U.S. Air Force Intelligence Officer and military employment attorney.


As an employment law attorney, Alanna represents physicians, dentists, medical facilities, and a variety of business owners as they navigate employment issues, employment contracts, and internal investigations.


Additionally, Alanna served as the Chief of Civil Litigation at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, a military base with over 26,000 military and civilian employees. She represented the USAF as General Counsel in Merit Systems Protection Board and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission cases and oversaw employment investigations.


“Alanna’s skills and experience as an employment lawyer in both the military and private sector will enhance our employment practice’s services,” said Melissa Menkel McGuire, partner, and practice director for Employment Law at Liff, Walsh & Simmons.


Alanna graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law in May of 2019 in the top 2% of her class. She interned for Chief Judge Joseph M. Getty, of the Court of Appeals of Maryland. Casey also served as staff editor of the University of Baltimore Law Review, was co-president of the National Trial Competition Team, and taught civil procedures while a teaching assistant.


Alanna is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and the Anne Arundel Bar Association. In her free time, she competes in downhill mountain bike races. Casey has always been an avid athlete and is a three-time world strongwoman (lightweight) champion.


“I am grateful to have joined LWS’ strong team of professionals where excellence and integrity are the guiding principles. These core values are present in every client interaction and service. This makes the LWS client experience above others, and I am proud to be a part of that mission.” said Casey.


About Liff, Walsh & Simmons
Liff, Walsh & Simmons is a full-service business law firm located in Annapolis, Maryland. Committed to serving the legal needs of small businesses and privately held companies across greater Maryland, areas of expertise include business counseling, contracts, and transactions; commercial and civil litigation; employment; estate planning and administration; real estate, land use and zoning. For more information, visit

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