Diane A. Seltzer Torre, Esq.

Principal, The Seltzer Law Firm


Diane Seltzer Torre represents employers and employees in all aspects of employment law and employment litigation. She also serves as a mediator for employment disputes. Since 2004, she has provided annual employment law training to the judicial law
clerks for the United States District Court of Maryland, and in 2015, the Judges of that Court presented her with their Exceptional Service Award. She clerked for Judge Frederick C. Wright III, Judge John P. Corderman, and Judge Daniel Moylan of the Circuit Court of Maryland for Washington County after graduation.

In 2019, Diane Seltzer Torre was peer rated as a Super Lawyer and as a Best Lawyer, and in a 2019 survey conducted by Bethesda Magazine, her peers selected her as one of the Top Employment Law attorneys.

In October 2019, Ms. Seltzer Torre was asked to serve on the D.C. Bar’s 2025 Strategic Planning Committee. In October 2018, Ms. Seltzer Torre was elected to the D.C. Bar’s Continuing Legal Education Committee, for which she previously served as Chair (2016-2017), as Vice Chair (2015-2016), and as a Committee member (2012-2015). Since 2018, she has also served on the D.C. Bar’s Screening Committee, Communities Committee, and Nominations Committee.

In addition to her private practice, Ms. Seltzer Torre has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at American University, Washington College of Law, in Washington, DC, since 2003. She is currently developing and will in Spring 2020 teach an online course entitled, “Human Resources Compliance” for the Master of Legal Studies program. She has taught J.D. students Employment Discrimination as well as Employment Law: The Employment Relationship.

She has spoken nationally and locally at various programs on employment law and has appeared as a guest on and in national and local media programs and publications. She frequently serves as a faculty member on Continuing Legal Education programs presented by the D.C. Bar. Detailed information about her practice, publications, presentations, honors, and media appearances can be found at www.seltzerlawfirm.com.

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