Leesburg, Virginia Employment Lawyers

Broderick C. Dunn
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Virginia Employment Law Attorney with 12 years experience

Broderick C. Dunn is a partner at Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC. Mr. Dunn helps individuals and small businesses navigate the litigation process. He also counsels clients in dispute avoidance. Mr. Dunn focuses his... Read More »
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Davia Craumer
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Aggressive & Dedicated Legal Representation for Employment & Civil Law Matters!

I am a skilled and knowledgeable employment law attorney. I am committed to exceptional service and results for employment law needs! Visit my website to see case settlements and verdicts, or call for a consultation. Read More »
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John C. Cook
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Virginia Employment Law Lawyer with 30 years experience

John C. Cook is a founding partner of Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC, where he has practiced since the firm’s inception in 2007. Previously, John practiced in two firms in Northern Virginia. He began his career in... Read More »
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Joshua Erlich
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Experienced Employment Attorney! Dedicated to Obtaining Fair & Just Outcomes!

I am a knowledgeable, skilled and successful employment law attorney. I aggressively represent employees with workplace disputes! Visit my website to see results and call for a consultation. I am dedicated to justice! Read More »
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Mr Thomas Mansfield Dunlap
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Leesburg, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(703) 777-7319 199 Liberty St, SW
Leesburg, VA 20175
Employment, Agricultural, Business and IP
Washington & Lee University
Thomas Spiggle
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Leesburg, VA Employment Law Lawyer
(202) 449-8527 Simple Office Space
201F Royal St. SE
Leesburg, VA 20175
Employment, Civil Rights and Criminal
Lee E. Berlik
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Reston, VA Employment Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(703) 722-0588 1818 Library St
#500
Reston, VA 20190
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and IP
American University Washington College of Law
Lee E. Berlik is the founder and managing member of BerlikLaw, LLC. Based in Northern Virginia, BerlikLaw concentrates its practice in the areas of defamation law (libel and slander), business disputes, and intellectual property litigation. Formerly with Troutman Sanders and Mintz Levin, Lee brings his big-firm background and experience to offer clients top-notch legal services at drastically reduced rates. Lee is listed among Virginia's "Legal Elite" by Virginia Business Magazine and is rated "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell.
Jay M. McDannell
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Reston, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(703) 722-0588 1818 Library St
#500
Reston, VA 20190
Employment, Business, Civil Rights and Construction
Georgetown University Law Center
Jay M. McDannell is a civil/commercial litigator with over 10 years experience in state and federal courts, both locally and nationally. Jay has successfully resolved both small cases and multi-million dollar disputes for clients over a wide range of practice areas and industries, including government contracts, construction, energy, financial services, fraud, insurance, civil rights and complex commercial disputes. Jay's clients vary as well from individuals to small business owners to multinational corporations.

In his free time Jay is helping coach his son's baseball team and plays softball and volleyball. Jay has also done award-winning work with underprivileged District of Columbia high-school...
Mary Mikell Baker
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Reston, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(703) 722-0588 1818 Library St
#500
Reston, VA 20190
Employment, Business and Trademarks
Georgetown University Law Center
Mary Baker is a senior litigation attorney and Of Counsel to BerlikLaw, LLC. Mary engages primarily in civil litigation, including business and commercial litigation, employment litigation, intellectual property and trademark litigation and complex litigation. She has handled litigation covering essentially every issue that affects business. She litigates primarily in Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia, but has litigated in federal courts in California, Georgia, Maryland, New York and Texas.

Some notable professional accomplishments and highlights include:

Winning a $5.4M verdict as lead counsel for a successful Northern Virginia internet technology company in an employment and trade secrets theft case in the...
Kenneth Wu
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Reston, VA Employment Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(703) 835-6145 1818 Library St.
Suite 500
Reston, VA 20190
Employment, Administrative, Bankruptcy and Civil Rights
Washington University School of Law
Prior to co-founding Lopez & Wu, PLLC, Mr. Wu specialized in representing federal employees at the internationally recognized law firm of Passman & Kaplan. Mr. Wu has years of experience representing federal employees in discrimination cases at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") and appeals at the Merit Systems Protection Board. Mr. Wu has also developed an expertise litigating private sector employment cases in federal court. During law school, Mr. Wu interned for EEOC Vice Chair Paul Igasaki, where he reviewed federal and private sector cases involving race, sex, disability, and age discrimination. Mr. Wu also worked as a...
Matthew F. Nieman
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Reston, VA Employment Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(703) 821-4310 10701 Parkridge Blvd.
Suite 300
Reston, VA 20191
Employment
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Mr. Yama Shansab
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Reston, VA Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(703) 860-8520 12007 Sunrise Valley Drive
Suite 140
Reston, VA 20191
Employment, Appeals, Business and Estate Planning
Ashburn, VA Employment Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(703) 435-8500 20130 Lakeview Center Plz
Ste 400
Ashburn, VA 20147
Employment and Bankruptcy
The George Washington University Law School
Sterling, VA Employment Law Attorney with 8 years experience
20522 Reserve Falls Terrace
Apt. 206
Sterling, VA 20165
Employment, Administrative and Arbitration & Mediation
University of Puerto Rico School of Law
Katherine Herrmann
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Zealous & Skilled Legal Representation for Employment & Civil Rights Disputes!

I am an experienced and focused advocate for the rights of those with discrimination or employment disputes. I am dedicated to pursuing positive results! Visit my website to see case results or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Mary Mikell Baker
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Virginia Employment Law Lawyer with 29 years experience

Mary Baker is a senior litigation attorney and Of Counsel to BerlikLaw, LLC. Mary engages primarily in civil litigation, including business and commercial litigation, employment litigation, intellectual property and... Read More »
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Reston, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(703) 456-8021 One Freedom Square - Reston Town Center
11951 Freedom Drive
Reston, VA 20190-5656
Employment
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Reston, VA Employment Law Lawyer
(703) 456-8015 One Freedom Square - Reston Town Center
11951 Freedom Drive
Reston, VA 20190-5656
Employment
University of Virginia School of Law
Reston, VA Employment Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(703) 975-3427 11951 Freedom Drive
13th Floor
Reston, VA 20190
Employment, Administrative, Communications and Construction
The University of Texas School of Law
Reston, VA Employment Law Attorney
(703) 456-8558 One Freedom Square - Reston Town Center
11951 Freedom Drive
Reston, VA 20190
Employment and Business
Syracuse University College of Law
Reston, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(703) 773-4183 1775 Wiehle Ave
Reston, VA 20190
Employment
Reston, VA Employment Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(703) 218-2100 1775 Wiehle Ave
Ste 400
Reston, VA 20190
Employment
Washington & Lee Univ School of Law
Reston, VA Employment Law Attorney
1490 Autumn Ridge Cir
Reston, VA 20194
Employment, Business and Civil Rights
Sterling, VA Employment Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(202) 213-3825 46020 Manekin Plaza
Sterling, VA 20166
Employment
Reston, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(703) 390-5242 1775 Wiehle Ave
Reston, VA 20190
Employment
Oakton, VA Employment Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(703) 758-2508 2788 Marshall Lake Dr
Oakton, VA 22124
Employment, Business and Real Estate
Merritt James Green
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Virginia Employment Law Lawyer with 22 years experience

Mr. Green is General Counsel, P.C.'s founder, managing partner and leads its employment law practice. Merritt serves as an outside general counsel to numerous clients providing guidance on legal issues confronting... Read More »
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Philip C. Krone
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Virginia Employment Law Attorney

Philip C. Krone concentrates his practice in employment law, civil litigation, and civil rights litigation. Mr. Krone is licensed to practice law in Virginia and the District of Columbia. He is a member of the Virginia... Read More »
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Reston, VA Employment Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(703) 668-4029 11487 Sunset Hills Rd
Reston, VA 20190
Employment
Georgetown University Law Center
Reston, VA Employment Law Attorney
(703) 456-8009 One Freedom Square - Reston Town Center
11951 Freedom Dr.
Reston, VA 20190
Employment
George Mason University School of Law
Fairfax, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(703) 943-8088 12582 Misty Creek Lane
Fairfax, VA 22033
Employment, Business and Construction
Georgetown University Law Center
Herndon, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(703) 689-4227 535 Herndon Parkway
Herndon, VA 20170
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation and Real Estate
William Mitchell College of Law
Chantilly, VA Employment Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(703) 984-6116 4803 Stonecroft Blvd
Chantilly, VA 20151
Employment and Administrative
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law - Texas Wesleyan University
Reston, VA Employment Law Attorney
(703) 456-8009 Reston Town Center
11951 Freedom Dr.
Reston, VA 20190
Employment
George Mason University School of Law
Reston, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(703) 318-6800 11260 Roger Bacon Dr
Reston, VA 20190
Employment and Civil Rights
Fairfax, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(703) 592-1425 12113 Greenway Ct
Fairfax, VA 22033
Employment and Business
Reston, VA Employment Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(202) 693-5112 2411 Ansdel Ct
Reston, VA 20191
Employment
Reston, VA Employment Law Attorney
(703) 835-6145 1818 Library Street
Suite 500
Reston, VA 20190
Employment
Andrew Tureaud
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Virginia Employment Law Lawyer

Andrew J. Tureaud is an associate attorney at Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC. Mr. Tureaud concentrates his practice in employment law, civil litigation, and civil rights litigation. Mr. Tureaud is licensed to... Read More »
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Alexander Francuzenko
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Virginia Employment Law Attorney with 26 years experience

Alexander Francuzenko is a founding partner in the law firm of Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC. Mr. Francuzenko is a graduate of T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond. While in law school, he... Read More »
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Reston, VA Employment Law Lawyer
1564 Woodcrest Dr
Reston, VA 20194
Employment and Business
Reston, VA Employment Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(703) 796-9898 1984 Isaac Newton Square W
Reston, VA 20190
Employment and Immigration
Reston, VA Employment Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(703) 478-0559 1923 Logan Manor Dr
Reston, VA 20190
Employment, Business, Immigration and International
Sean R Hanover
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Fairfax, VA Employment Law Lawyer
(800) 579-9864 2751 Prosperity Ave.
Suite 150
Fairfax, VA 22031
Employment, Business, Criminal and Family
Attorney Hanover has been working in the legal arena since graduating with double Master Degrees in Employment Law (HR) and Union Law (Industrial Relations) in 1996. He obtained his JD from the University of the District of Columbia in 2008 and maintains a vibrant practice focusing on immigration, bankruptcy, criminal defense, and business law. In a twist he never saw coming, Mr. Hanover has become accomplished at defending gang members and individuals convicted of drug offenses in immigration court. In addition to his law practice, Mr. Hanover also owns an IT consulting company, HHC, Inc. based in Fairfax, VA. This company...
Merritt James Green
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(703) 556-0411 6849 Old Dominion Drive
Suite 220
McLean, VA 22101
Free ConsultationMcLean, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
Employment, Administrative, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
Syracuse University College of Law and University of Oxford
Mr. Green is General Counsel, P.C.'s founder, managing partner and leads its employment law practice.

Merritt serves as an outside general counsel to numerous clients providing guidance on legal issues confronting businesses and non-profit organizations ranging from contracts and agreements to the structuring of corporate transactions and business formations. Merritt also represents businesses and individuals in all aspects of labor and employment law.

Merritt received his J.D., cum laude, from the Syracuse University College of Law (1997). At Syracuse, he was an Associate Editor of the Syracuse Law Review and was Editor-in-Chief of The Labor Lawyer, the publication of...
Benjamin Inman
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McLean, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(703) 910-5062 1750 Tysons Blvd.
Ste. 1500
McLean, VA 22102
Employment, Civil Rights, Criminal and DUI
George Mason University School of Law
Benjamin has always stood up for what’s right – he finds real meaning in helping the good guys win! He’s always been guided by a clear sense of right and wrong, from his time in the U.S. Army to his time as a Commonwealth Attorney (prosecutor), to his current position at J. Madison PLC.
Before starting at J. Madison PLC, Benjamin worked at the Arlington Commonwealth Attorney’s Office for five years. As a Commonwealth Attorney, he helped the victims of violent, non-violent, and financial crimes find justice. He also tried hundreds of traffic cases and specialized in DUI cases. ...
Stephen M. Terpak
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Annandale, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(703) 256-1800 7540 Little River Tnpk
Suite A, First Floor
Annandale, VA 22003
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Personal Injury and Products Liability
George Mason University School of Law
Stephen M. Terpak is a personal injury, civil litigation and traffic attorney for Virginia state and federal courts and began practicing law in 2000. He received his BS at Mary Washington College, and his law degree at George Mason University School of Law, where he served as the Lead Articles Editor for the Journal of International Legal Studies. Mr. Terpak focuses his practice on seeking compensation those who have been wronged or injured, defending individuals and companies facing civil claims and lawsuits, and defending traffic tickets and misdemeanors.
John C. Cook
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Fairfax, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(703) 865-7480 3050 Chain Bridge Rd
#200
Fairfax, VA 22030
Employment, Business and Personal Injury
George Mason University School of Law
John C. Cook is a founding partner of Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC, where he has practiced since the firm’s inception in 2007. Previously, John practiced in two firms in Northern Virginia. He began his career in the District of Columbia’s Corporation Counsel’s (now Attorney General’s) office.

John’s practice emphasizes the representation of executives, employees and small businesses in employment law matters, including advice and counsel regarding workplace issues; drafting, review and negotiation of severance agreements, executive contracts and employee handbooks; and litigation arising out of breach of contract, non-competition agreements, workplace assaults, theft of proprietary information, fraud, Family and Medical...
Jeffrey Rhodes
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Arlington, VA Employment Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(703) 243-3737 1530 Wilson Blvd.
Suite 210
Arlington, VA 22209
Employment and Business
Washington and Lee University School of Law and The George Washington University Law School
Jeffrey Rhodes is an accomplished civil litigator, and a leading business and employment lawyer. In his many years of practice, Mr. Rhodes has litigated in courts around the country. Mr. Rhodes advises companies and executives, representing them in structuring, drafting, and defending their corporate transactions to help accomplish their business goals. Mr. Rhodes has effectively defended multi-million dollar claims and has also has obtained a multi-million dollar verdict on the plaintiff's side. He has litigated matters in all areas of civil, commercial and employment law, including: •contract disputes; •enforcement and defense...
Ryan A Brown
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Arlington, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(703) 842-3025 1739 Clarendon Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209-2741
Employment, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
George Mason University
Ryan A. Brown was born in Kansas City and raised in California. His first job in the computer industry began at the age of eleven, building and repairing personal computers for a local store in Santa Barbara, California. In 1993 he began a computer and Internet consulting firm and started the first Internet Service Provider (ISP) in Santa Barbara. Ryan went on to attend Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, where he received a BS in Computer Science with departmental and school honors and a BA in Spanish in 2000. Ryan is a member of Tau Beta Pi, Upsilon Pi Epsilon...
Christopher T. Craig
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Virginia Employment Law Attorney with 25 years experience

Mr. Craig is a partner in the Law Firm of Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC. Previously he was a partner in the firm, Sparks & Craig, LLP after serving 10 years as an associate attorney in the predecessor law firm... Read More »
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Michael D. Arena
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Virginia Employment Law Attorney

Michael D. Arena is an associate attorney at Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC. His practice focuses on commercial and business litigation, civil rights law, employment law, and all stages of general civil litigation.... Read More »
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Employment law governs the relationship between workers and their employers. This law, contained in federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions, specifies the rights and restrictions applicable to each party in the workplace.

This area of law regulates such issues as employee benefits, discipline, hiring, firing, leave, payroll, and health and safety in the workplace. It also encompasses non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistle-blowing, worker classification, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.

Both federal and state laws govern the relationship between employees and employers. Federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics. Many states have enacted their own laws similar to federal ones (and sometimes are more stringent). Cities and counties also can enact ordinances that affect employee rights, such as local minimum wage laws.

Employment lawyers can choose to accept only employees as clients, only employers, or both. Some attorneys focus on a specific area of employment law, such as workers' compensation, whistleblowing or discrimination, but many can handle a wide range of employment law issues.


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