Staunton, Virginia Employment Lawyers

John B. Simpson
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Charlottesville, VA Employment Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(424) 817-3100 400 Locust Ave., Suite 1
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Employment, Appeals, Business and Divorce
John Davidson
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Charlottesville, VA Employment Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(434) 972-9600 211 East High Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Employment and Appeals
University of Virginia School of Law
Mr. Brady S Nicks
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Lovingston, VA Employment Law Lawyer
(434) 263-4141 P.O. Box 429
74 Courthouse Square
Lovingston, VA 22949
Employment, Business, Criminal and DUI
Office located on the Courthouse grounds, Lovingston, Virginia. We return all missed phone calls within 24 hours.
Charlottesville, Virginia Employment Law Attorney
(434) 977-2558 Court Square Building, 310 Fourth Street, N.E., Suite 300
Charlottesville, VIRGINIA 22902
Employment
Washington & Lee University School of Law
Charlottesville, VA Employment Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(434) 297-7643 445 Rugby Rd
PO Box 400211
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Employment, Administrative and Education
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Charlottesville, VA Employment Law Attorney
1111 Millmont St
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Employment, Business, Civil Rights and Workers' Comp
Charlottesville, Virginia Employment Law Lawyer
(434) 977-2598 Court Square Building, 310 Fourth Street, N.E., Suite 300
Charlottesville, VIRGINIA 22902
Employment, Business, Consumer and Estate Planning
University of Richmond School of Law
Harrisonburg, VA Employment Law Lawyer
(540) 438-5352 100 S Mason St
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Employment, Business, Health Care and Real Estate
Lexington, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(540) 463-5659 15 S Main St
Lexington, VA 24450
Employment, Administrative, Business and Real Estate
Mrs Lauren Morgan Ellerman
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Roanoke, VA Employment Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(540) 985-0098 303 Washington Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24016
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
University of Richmond School of Law
Married, mother, Roanoke resident and Northern Virginia native.
Melvin Edward Williams
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Roanoke, VA Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(540) 266-7800 1320 3rd Street, SW
Roanoke, VA 24016
Employment, Appeals, Business and Personal Injury
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Admitted to practice law in Virginia in 1998, Mel brings a wealth of litigation experience to clients that includes practice as a prosecutor and working for insurance companies defending lawsuits, to include defending government officials charged with misconduct and violations of civil rights. Now he represents persons and small businesses in litigation arising out of serious personal injury, employment disputes, and employment and administrative/governmental grievances, such as professional discipline. Mel received his Bachelor of Science degree, magna cum laude, from Bridgewater College of Virginia in 1995, majoring in Political Science and minoring in Philosophy/Religion. In 1998,...
Nate Lavinder Adams
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Winchester, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(540) 667-1330 11 S Cameron St
Winchester, VA 22601
Employment, Business, Divorce and Workers' Comp
Washington & Lee University
Nate L. Adams, III, was admitted to the Virginia State Bar in 1981. Since that time, he has tried or argued cases at every level of the Virginia Courts and, with the sole exception of the U.S. Supreme Court, the Federal Courts. He concentrates his practice in business law, incorporation law, workers' compensation, creditor's rights, employment law for both employers and employees, domestic relations, and personal injury.

Mr. Adams is a graduate of the College of William and Mary (A.B., 1977) and the Washington and Lee University School of Law (J.D., 1981).

Mr. Adams is active in the Winchester community, currently...
Cherie A Parson
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North Chesterfield, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(804) 560-7529 9100 Arboretum Pkwy
Suite 265
North Chesterfield, VA 23236
Employment
University of Richmond School of Law
Cherie Parson works exclusively as an employment attorney and has a unique professional background as a former Human Resources Professional that has enabled her to work effectively in representing individual employees.

She represents public and private employees in matters pertaining to their employment: discrimination (race/color and national origin, gender, religion, and disability), harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, severance negotiation, restrictive covenants or non-compete agreements, medical leave issues (FMLA), state and local grievances, and unemployment claims.

As an employment attorney, Ms. Parson provides clients an understanding of their employment rights, empowers them to protect their interests, and advocates on their behalf. She provides counseling,...
Kristina Spitler
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Manassas, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(703) 369-4738 9200 Church Street
Suite 400
Manassas, VA 20110
Employment and Arbitration & Mediation
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
A shareholder at Vanderpool, Frostick & Nishanian, Kristina has been practicing law for over twenty-five years, and has a perceptive understanding of her client’s legal needs. Using her extensive experience and knowledge, Kristina provides innovative solutions that are specific to each of her clients. Her experience includes Employment Law, Civil Litigation, and Municipal Law.

Kristina is a highly ranked speaker and trainer on the topic of Employment Law issues. She has most recently played a large role in hosting one of the largest annual Employment Law Summits in Virginia for the past several years. Kristina uses her experience in leading organizations...
Jay Levit
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Richmond, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 59 years experience
(804) 270-4600 10132 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23060
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation and White Collar Crime
Experience is the lifeblood of a lawyer's success. Jay Levit's experience in law is both educational and professional. Mr. Jevit graduated with a Master of Laws (LL.M) degree from Harvard Law School. An early paper of his received special "honors" and was deposited into the Harvard Law Library. Shortly after graduating, Mr. Levit joined the faculty at the University of Michigan Law School as an instructor. The next four years were spent as a trial and appellate attorney for the US Department of Justice. About 1% of lawyers experience arguing before the full United States Supreme Court, as Jay Levit...
Robert Jackson Allen
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Richmond, VA Employment Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(804) 447-7234 5413 Patterson Ave., Suite 201
Richmond, VA 23226
Employment, Civil Rights, Personal Injury and Trademarks
University of Richmond School of Law
Robert represents individuals and businesses in Virginia in a variety of civil disputes, including litigation, arbitration, and appeals. He was recognized as Virginia's Legal Elite for 2017 in Civil Litigation by Virginia Business magazine.

Robert handles cases in the areas of employment law, including discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination, personal injury, civil rights cases, and commercial matters. His practice also includes resolving and litigating cases arising from business transactions and construction disputes. He also handles matters relating to real estate transfers including claims for breach of purchase and sale agreements, fraud, and...
Cary Powell Moseley
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BEDFORD, VA Employment Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(434) 546-3774 401 OTEY STREET
BEDFORD, VA 24523
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation, Collections and Workers' Comp
Michael D. Markey
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Goochland, VA Employment Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(804) 306-5158 P.O. Box 113
4000 West Chapel Drive
Goochland, VA 23063
Employment and Business
Rutgers School of Law-Camden and Pennsylvania State University - University Park
The Law Office of Michael D. Markey, L.L.C., located in Goochland County, Virginia, offers a broad range of legal services and legal advice to small business owners, professionals, and entrepreneurs. Michael D. Markey is an experienced business and employment attorney serving the central Virginia region. Services include: formation of business entities, buying and selling existing businesses, mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiation and drafting, employee and independent contractor issues, commercial leases, dispute resolution, and civil litigation.
Paul Miller
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Blacksburg, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(540) 384-6370 9169 Bear Claw Farm Lane
Blacksburg, VA 24060
Employment, Business, Construction and Real Estate
George Mason University School of Law
Paul Miller’s association with the construction industry in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area dates back to 1967 from his high school and college summer employment in a family run commercial general construction business. Continuing in the construction industry as a general contractor following his graduation from Virginia Polytechnic & State University in 1975, Paul Miller progressed from the ground up to become President of that company until he dedicated his career to the practice of construction law in 1992. Since 1992 Paul Miller has represented construction related businesses with construction related claims, including mechanic’s liens, payment bonds, and general debt...
Glen Allen, VA Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(804) 248-0722 4860 Cox Rd
Ste 200
Glen Allen, VA 23060
Employment
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Fredericksburg, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(713) 501-8401 203 Princess Elizabeth Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and Energy
Texas Tech University School of Law
Fredericksburg, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(202) 685-6481 6104 Massaponax Church Rd
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Employment
Richmond, VA Employment Law Attorney
(804) 418-8382 9954 Mayland Dr
Richmond, VA 23233
Employment and Workers' Comp
Middletown, VA Employment Law Attorney with 45 years experience
725 Red Hawk Road
Middletown, VA 22645
Employment
The University of Texas School of Law
Fredericksburg, VA Employment Law Attorney
622 Greenbrier Ct
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Employment, Administrative, Business and Family
Richmond, VA Employment Law Lawyer
(804) 285-1337 8003 Franklin Farms Dr
Richmond, VA 23229
Employment and Personal Injury
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...
Lee E. Berlik
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Reston, VA Employment Law Attorney with 24 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.
Eric Leckie
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(757) 337-2727 1240 Perimeter Parkway
Suite 404
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
Free ConsultationVirginia Beach, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
Employment, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Seton Hall University School of Law
If you have been arrested for a serious offense, and the fate of your liberties and livelihood depends on the outcome of negotiations with prosecutors, or a trial in criminal courts — when experience matters in the defense attorney you select — Invictus Law, aggressively defends your rights. Attorney Eric Leckie is an experienced trial lawyer in both state and federal criminal law. As an active duty Marine Officer, he spent nearly 12 years as a Judge Advocate. During that time, Eric Leckie served as a prosecutor, operational law advisor, and staff judge advocate for numerous commands in...
James H. Shoemaker Jr.
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Newport News, VA Employment Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(888) 611-4599 12350 Jefferson Ave
#300
Newport News, VA 23602
Free ConsultationEmployment
University of Richmond
James H. ("Jamie") Shoemaker, Jr. became an associate in the law firm of Patten, Wornom, Hatten & Diamonstein ("PWHD") in 1993 after spending two years with a large firm based in Norfolk, Virginia. He became a partner in PWHD in 1996. His practice includes all areas of employment law, False Claims Act (whistleblower) and Fair Labor Standards Act (overtime) litigation matters. He has tried over seventy cases to verdict in state and federal courts of record, before arbitration panels, Administrative Law Judges and other forums. He has successfully resolved several times this number through settlement and mediation. Jamie has...
Robert Franklin Powers
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Vienna, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(703) 520-1326 8133 Leesburg Pike
Suite 130
Vienna, VA 22182
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, IP and Trademarks
Michigan State University
Receiving his legal training at a top ten program for intellectual property law in the United States, Mr. Powers is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Law. In addition to earning his Juris Doctorate, Mr. Powers holds dual specialty certifications from Michigan State University College of Law in Corporate Law and Communications & Intellectual Property Law.

Mr. Powers is experienced in transactional business and nonprofit law, intellectual property law, employment law, estate planning, and entertainment law. He has negotiated and drafted several multi-million dollar contracts involving patent licensing and assignments, business acquisitions, asset purchases, wills and trusts, and...
Mary Mikell Baker
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Reston, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 30 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...
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...
Broderick C. Dunn
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Fairfax, VA Employment Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(703) 865-7480 3050 Chain Bridge Rd
#200
Fairfax, VA 22030
Employment, Business and Landlord Tenant
Washington and Lee University School of Law
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 practice on labor and employment counseling and litigation where he represents federal government and private sector employees as well as employers.

Mr. Dunn also focuses his practice on counseling and litigation involving business torts, creditor’s rights, traffic defense, constitutional law and commercial landlord/tenant issues. He regularly appears in state and federal courts and in front of private arbitrators, mediators and administrative agencies.

Mr. Dunn is licensed to practice...
Jay M. McDannell
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Reston, VA Employment Law Lawyer with 20 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...
Lisa K. Lawrence
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Richmond, VA Employment Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(804) 409-8689 701 E. Franklin Street
Suite 700
Richmond, VA 23219
Employment
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
As founder of Lawrence & Associates, Ms. Lawrence has practiced employment law exclusively throughout her career, and is well-known for her work in the employment law field. She graduated with a B.A. from the University of Virginia with honors and earned her law degree from the Marshall Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary. Admitted to practice in 1992, she has represented employees and employers in the public and private sectors. Clients are “impressed” by Ms. Lawrence’s “poise and command of the law,” adding that she is also “very helpful, detailed and patient.”
Joshua Jewett
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Norfolk, VA Employment Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(757) 624-9323 101 W. Main St., Suite 101
Norfolk, VA 23510
Employment
Regent University School of Law
Joshua Jewett advocates for employees’ rights in all types of employment law matters before federal and state courts, as well as in administrative and grievance hearings. Mr. Jewett has represented numerous individuals across a broad spectrum of industries. In addition to representing employees in litigation type settings, Mr. Jewett advises management and decisionmaker employees in both the private and federal sector who are facing disciplinary action, possible termination, or are being forced out. Mr. Jewett has helped clients in these situations either keep their jobs or peacefully exit from their situations by obtaining a negotiated severance package.
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.
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. ...
Joshua Erlich
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Arlington, VA Employment Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(703) 791-9087 2111 Wilson Blvd
#700
Arlington, VA 22201
Employment, Appeals and Civil Rights
Georgetown University Law Center and Georgetown University Law Center
Joshua Erlich's practice includes transactional and litigation projects for both individuals and small businesses. Prior to forming The Erlich Law Office, Mr. Erlich was an associate at McTigue & Veis, LLP. In that position, he worked on complex class action litigation, representing participants in employee benefit plans. Mr. Erlich also served as a legal intern at the Department of Labor, Plan Benefits Security Division and in the Department of the Treasury’s Office of the Assistant General Counsel for General Law, Ethics, and Regulation. He worked at private firms during law school and held a summer associate position at O’Donoghue &...
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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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