Agnis Chakravorty is a member of Woods Rogers’ Labor and Employment practice group where he counsels employers on human resources issues including non-compete agreements, employee handbooks, and company reorganization.
His experience extends to litigation and dispute resolution, as well as local government and agency work. Agnis worked on model noncompetition agreements for a Fortune 500 company covering employees nationwide, drafted a handbook for one of Virginia’s largest contractors, and helped one of Virginia’s largest private medical practices reorganize its operations. In addition, he has written precedent-setting employee/employer relations legislation at the state level. This legislation now protects small and large businesses from frivolous lawsuits.
Prior to joining Woods Rogers, Agnis was a principal at the Center for Employment Law P.C. He is ranked as a Virginia Super Lawyer and holds a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Overall Peer Review rating of 5.0. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America and named Legal Elite by Virginia Business magazine. Best Lawyers in America named Agnis as the 2017 Roanoke Lawyer of the Year for Labor Law-Management.
Agnis is a board member of the Al Pollard Memorial Foundation which raises scholarship money in the name of a Roanoke corporate leader.
American Bar Association—Labor and Employment Section; Developing Labor Law Subcommittee
Roanoke Bar Association—Board of Directors (2000-02)
Virginia State Bar
Virginia Bar Association—Labor Employment Section
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