Rosa T. Goodman provides advice and counsel to employers on day-to-day employment issues, including disability accommodation, leaves of absence, policies and handbooks, returning to work considerations, and investigations.

Rosa also routinely represents employers in litigation of employment disputes before administrative agencies, state courts, and federal courts throughout Washington, DC and Maryland. Rosa’s experience includes representing management in litigation of disputes involving noncompetition and nonsolicitation agreements, claims arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), and claims of retaliation arising under Maryland and District of Columbia law.

Prior to joining Littler, Rosa worked at a national law firm where she practiced commercial litigation and defended clients in labor and employment matters and insurance coverage disputes. Rosa also clerked in Colorado’s Second Judicial District.

During law school, Rosa was a member of Colorado Law’s National Mock Trial Team and the Natural Resources, Energy & Environmental Law Review.

Professional & Community Affiliations

President, Washington, D.C. Chapter

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Alumni Council

June 2019-present


Winner, Carrigan Cup Mock Trial Competition

Colorado Law



  • J.D., University of Colorado Law School, 2015
  • B.A., St. Mary’s College of Maryland, 2011magna cum laude

Bar Admission

District of Columbia


  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas