Employment Law

McCandlish Holton's Employment Law Practice Group attorneys provide sound and strategic legal advice on employment-related matters. In the event of an employment-related dispute, our attorneys effectively and aggressively represent the interests of employers both large and small.

Our attorneys assist our clients in avoiding and defending employment-related claims under the many federal and state laws pertaining to employment, including:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • The Civil Rights Act of 1991
  • ADA
  • FMLA
  • FLSA
  • ADEA
  • OSHA
  • VHRA
  • VDA
  • VOSH

Our attorneys represent employers before Virginia state and federal courts, as well as before the various administrative bodies presiding over employment-related disputes. As lead counsel or local counsel, our attorneys regularly litigate cases in the accelerated system of the Eastern District of Virginia federal courts (commonly known as the "Rocket Docket") where cases are tried within 8 months of filing. Our office, located in the heart of the Commonwealth, provides easy and direct access to courts and administrative offices throughout Virginia. 

Attorneys in our Employment Law Group provide a full array of services to employers including expert, effective, and proactive legal representation regarding the following employment-related issues:

  • Discrimination
  • Wages
  • Disability
  • Reasonable Accommodations
  • Harassment
  • Time Off and Leave Issues
  • Termination of Employment
  • Interviewing Applicants
  • Work Visas
  • Job Descriptions
  • Employment Agreements
  • Non-Compete, Non-Solicitation and Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Employee Handbooks
  • Personnel Policies
  • Employee Illness
  • Drug Testing
  • Safety Rules
  • Workplace Accidents and Injuries
  • Workplace Violence
  • Employee Discipline
  • Employee Benefits
  • Executive Compensation
  • Compliance Audits
  • Management and Human Resource Personnel Training
  • Reduction in Force
  • Severance Agreements
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Work Visas
  • Unemployment Compensation

Our team and our firm have a wealth of experience with many areas of law that interact with Employment Law, such as Corporate, Business Expansion and Location, Tax, Employee Benefits, Immigration, General Liability, Coverage, and, Workers’ Compensation.