Founder and Managing Partner Deyka Williams Spencer

She’s a force of nature in the legal arena. As the founder and Managing Partner of The Spencer Firm, Deyka brings a wealth of experience and an unwavering commitment to justice.

A Beacon of Excellence

Recognized as a Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers Rising Star, National Trial Lawyers Top 100 and Top 40 under 40, and most recently the National Black Lawyers Top 100. Deyka’s dedication to her clients and her legal prowess shine brighter with each case she champions and she has created a team of attorneys that are ready to advocate for their clients. 

Advocacy Runs in Her Blood

Before establishing The Spencer Firm, Deyka proudly served as a Public Defender in Montgomery County, Maryland, and as a Public Interest attorney for AARP’s Legal Counsel for the Elderly. She also worked within the litigation department and corporate departments gaining a versatile perspective of the legal field. Her diverse background has equipped her with the expertise to represent individuals who’ve been subjected to workplace discrimination, wrongful termination, or wage violations and companies in need of defense work as well.

Your Compass in the Legal Journey

Deyka is more than an attorney; she’s a trusted guide. She ensures her clients are not just represented but also well-informed throughout the legal process.

Multilingual and Multifaceted

Fluent in Spanish and proficient in French, Deyka’s commitment to diversity is reflected in her roots. A native of Panama raised in Prince George’s County, Maryland, Deyka is deeply embedded in her community. She currently resides in Montgomery County with her husband and children and is a member of the Assemblies of God.

Admissions & Education

Deyka’s qualifications speak volumes about her dedication to the law. She holds admissions to

Professional Associations

Deyka is deeply connected within the legal community as a member of the Maryland State Bar Association

A Speaker of Influence

Deyka’s commitment to education doesn’t stop with her clients. She is an Adjunct Professor at American University’s Washington College of Law. She has also spoken on topics such as “Preventing a Lawsuit,” Employment Law, and Wage and Hour issues, diversity training, among others.

Awards and Honors

Deyka’s honours testify to her unwavering dedication to her clients. She’s been recognized as

A Rising Star by Super Lawyers

A Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association

Part of the Top 40 Under 40 by the same esteemed organization.

2024 Maryland SuperLawyers
2023 Maryland Super Lawyers
2022 Maryland Super Lawyers
2022 Washington DC Super Lawyers
2019 Maryland Rising Stars
2019 Washington DC Rising Stars
2017 Maryland Rising Stars
2017 Washington DC Rising Stars
2016 Maryland Rising Stars
2016 Washington DC Rising Stars

She boasts an Superb Rating and proudly holds the Frederick B. Abramson Memorial Foundation Public Service Award (D.C.) and the title of Bethesda Top Attorney in 2019.

A Multilingual Touch

Fluent in Spanish and proficient in French, Deyka’s commitment to diversity is reflected in her roots.

At The Spencer Firm, we’re not just passionate about the law; we’re passionate about justice. If you’ve faced discrimination, wrongful termination, or wage violations at work, we’re here to ensure your rights are protected, and your voice is heard. Your pursuit of justice starts with Deyka Williams Spencer and The Spencer Firm.

Your fight is our fight.

Take the first step towards securing your workplace rights today.

About Jeannine Gomez - Associate Attorney

Jeannine received her J.D. in 2007, magna cum laude, from the University of the District of Columbia (UDC), David A. Clarke School of Law. She received two merit scholarships, including a Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Scholarship. Upon graduation, Jeannine was recognized with the Dean’s Fellow Award (top 10% of graduating class) and a Clinical Legal Education Association Outstanding Student Award.

Jeannine has over fifteen years of experience as a trial attorney providing the highest quality of client-centered representation. She prides herself on her patience, sensitivity, and ability to connect and communicate with her clients including in Spanish and French.

Areas of Practice

Employment Law- Discrimination

Family Law

Immigration Law