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John K. Byrum Jr, Woods Rogers, attorneysJohn Byrum Jr. practices in the Business Litigation Law, Regulated Industries, Environmental, Administrative Law, and Appellate groups, litigating cases for ... Read More

Who We Are

More than 60 attorneys at Woods Rogers PLC represent 17 practice areas and 100-plus related services. Our largest practice areas are Corporate Law, Labor and Employment Law, and Litigation. In 2015, the firm was ranked as the 10th largest law firm in Virginia by Virginia Lawyers Weekly. Whether your organization is a global leader, a regional company, or a small business just getting started, Woods Rogers has the knowledge, experience, and skill to advise you every step of the way.

Based in Roanoke, Va., Woods Rogers has additional offices in Charlottesville, Danville, and Richmond. We are proud of our history of community involvement and our reputation as one of the oldest and most respected firms in the Commonwealth. Woods Rogers has served clients in Virginia, and beyond, since 1893.

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2015 Annual HR Seminar

Annual Labor & Employment Seminar Series

Thank you to everyone who attended our 2015 Labor and Employment Seminar series. It has been a pleasure to travel to Richmond, Lynchburg, Charlottesville, and Danville and to finish our series in Roanoke on October 20. In total, we presented this seminar to more than more than 450 human resources executives, CFOs, and managers in… Read more

Upcoming Seminars

Check back often as we add seminars to our calendar for the remainder of 2015. Have a topic you’d like us to cover? Is there a location that suits you best? Let us know by sending an email to


Ready or Not, OSHA Focuses in on Healthcare

July 10, 2015

OSHA is turning up the heat on inpatient and residential healthcare facilities. The… Read more

THE NEW FLSA REGULATIONS: Ready to DOUBLE YOUR FUN (and the exempt salary)?

June 30, 2015

Today the Labor Department announced a proposal to increase the minimum weekly wage for… Read more

First GINA Employment Jury Award – $2.23 Million!

June 29, 2015

In what is believed to be the first jury verdict in a Genetic Information… Read more