Zachary S. Agee

Zach Agee works with the firm’s Business and Corporate, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy, Emerging Growth, and Trust and Estates practice groups, specializing in contract drafting and negotiation, corporate formation and governance, property rights, and real estate. He represents startup companies,… Read more
Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Coronavirus and the Law: Legislative Alert #1)
Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Coronavirus and the Law: Legislative Alert #1)
The SBA’s Paycheck Protection Loan Program Through the CARES Act (Coronavirus and the Law: Legislative Update #3)
The SBA’s Paycheck Protection Loan Program Through the CARES Act (Coronavirus and the Law: Legislative Update #3)
Main Street Loans Are Another Relief Option for Small & Medium Businesses (Coronavirus and the Law)
Main Street Loans Are Another Relief Option for Small & Medium Businesses (Coronavirus and the Law)

Susan E.B. Cook

Sue serves as outside general counsel to Virginia businesses on matters relating to corporate transactions, organization and governance, and acquisitions and sales. Her practice also focuses heavily on representing and advising business owners and their fiduciaries in developing company restructuring,… Read more
Bring it On! Cheerleading Uniform Company Knocks the Knock-Off…and Wins!
Bring it On! Cheerleading Uniform Company Knocks the Knock-Off…and Wins!
Bursting Bubbles and Burden Shifting
Bursting Bubbles and Burden Shifting

Leah M. Stiegler

Leah strategically advises employers on compliance with employment laws and defends actions before agencies including the EEOC, DOL, and NLRB. Leah has substantial federal trial experience, conducts workplace and board training sessions, and guides managers through workplace investigations. Leah has… Read more
FLSA #2: Who Gets Paid on a Snow Day?
FLSA #2: Who Gets Paid on a Snow Day?
Breaking News: DOL Proposes Exempt Salary Threshold of $35,000/yr
Breaking News: DOL Proposes Exempt Salary Threshold of $35,000/yr
FLSA: What’s a Few Minutes Here and There?
FLSA: What’s a Few Minutes Here and There?

R. Patrick Bolling

Patrick Bolling solves workforce issues in collaboration with human resource professionals and other company leaders. As part of the firm’s Labor & Employment team, he helps his clients make day-to-day employment decisions, design and implement fair and effective employment policies,… Read more
Clarifying Employee Leave – DOL Issues March 27 Guidance on FFCRA (Coronavirus and the Law)
Clarifying Employee Leave – DOL Issues March 27 Guidance on FFCRA (Coronavirus and the Law)
Governing During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Coronavirus and the Law)
Governing During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Coronavirus and the Law)
Additional Guidance on COVID-19 Emergency Leave – DOL Issues Temporary Rule (Coronavirus and the Law)
Additional Guidance on COVID-19 Emergency Leave – DOL Issues Temporary Rule (Coronavirus and the Law)

Sarah W. Houck

Sarah Houck’s practice focuses on family law. Sarah understands litigation—especially litigation that involves one’s family—can be overwhelming. She works hard to make the process less daunting, and to give clients a clear path toward achieving their goals. She advocates for… Read more

Justin E. Simmons

Justin Simmons is a principal in Woods Rogers’ Roanoke office. His practice focuses on bankruptcy and creditors’ rights and commercial litigation. Justin has experience as a first-chair for jury trials and has briefed and argued numerous dispositive motions in state… Read more

King F. Tower

King Tower is a member of Woods Rogers’ Appellate, Education, and Labor and Employment practice groups. He assists employers with employment law litigation, labor-management relations, and also offers counsel to businesses on employment-related matters. Best Lawyers in America named King as… Read more
Supreme Court Allows Class Action Waivers
Supreme Court Allows Class Action Waivers
What to Expect from the EEOC for 2017-2021…and How to Prepare…
What to Expect from the EEOC for 2017-2021…and How to Prepare…
“Blacklisting Rule” for Federal Contractors Will Commence Next Month
“Blacklisting Rule” for Federal Contractors Will Commence Next Month

Elizabeth Barry Heddleston

As a member of the firm’s Health Law, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy, and Business and Corporate practice groups, Liz Heddleston helps clients navigate the complex legal landscape governing healthcare. Liz provides practical guidance on regulatory, operational, and corporate issues to… Read more
Ruling Changes HIPAA’s Third-Party Directive Requirements
Ruling Changes HIPAA’s Third-Party Directive Requirements
Pandemic Planning for Healthcare Entities (Coronavirus and the Law)
Pandemic Planning for Healthcare Entities (Coronavirus and the Law)
CMS Develops New Billing Code for COVID-19 Lab Tests (Coronavirus and the Law)
CMS Develops New Billing Code for COVID-19 Lab Tests (Coronavirus and the Law)

Michael P. Gardner

Mike Gardner is a principal of the firm’s Labor and Employment, Appellate, and Litigation groups. He focuses his practice almost exclusively on labor and employment issues and has represented clients large and small, public and private, in state and federal… Read more
Time for a Quick Review: Inclement Weather Policies and the FLSA
Time for a Quick Review: Inclement Weather Policies and the FLSA
Supreme Court Sets New Rules For Pregnancy Discrimination Claims
Supreme Court Sets New Rules For Pregnancy Discrimination Claims
Unionized or Not, You Should Be Concerned About These Board Decisions!
Unionized or Not, You Should Be Concerned About These Board Decisions!

Autumn R. Visser

Autumn Visser is a member of the Business and Corporate and Emerging Growth practice teams at Woods Rogers. She also serves as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer and as a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. She concentrates on… Read more
Paycheck Protection Program Summary for Lending Institutions (Coronavirus and the Law)
Paycheck Protection Program Summary for Lending Institutions (Coronavirus and the Law)

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