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)

Nathan A. Evans

Nathan Evans is a registered patent attorney with Woods Rogers who focuses on intellectual property (IP)—including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. He helps companies in a variety of industries protect and monetize their IP rights. Based in Charlottesville, Virginia,… Read more
U.S. Supreme Court Patent Decision: Venue Matters
U.S. Supreme Court Patent Decision: Venue Matters
The Supreme Court’s New Take on Patent Exhaustion
The Supreme Court’s New Take on Patent Exhaustion
How to Get a Computer Software Application Patent: Overcoming Persistent Rejections Based on the Supreme Court’s Alice Opinion
How to Get a Computer Software Application Patent: Overcoming Persistent Rejections Based on the Supreme Court’s Alice Opinion

Joshua C. Wykle

Josh Wykle practices in the firm’s Corporate, Tax, and Trusts and Estates groups. His practice concentrates on taxation, including corporate and partnership issues in the transactional field, personal income tax, and estate and gift tax in the setting of individual… Read more
Using Opportunity Zones to Revitalize Areas Throughout Virginia
Using Opportunity Zones to Revitalize Areas Throughout Virginia
The New Tax Reform & the HR Department
The New Tax Reform & the HR Department
IRS Proposes New Rules To Curb Use of Valuation Discount Techniques in Family-Controlled Entities
IRS Proposes New Rules To Curb Use of Valuation Discount Techniques in Family-Controlled Entities

Thomas M. Winn III

Tom Winn, a Principal at Woods Rogers, is Co-Chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment Group. Tom’s nationwide practice focuses on traditional labor/management issues, HR counseling, and employment litigation. Tom devotes much of his attention to labor/management relations and NLRB… Read more
Judge Blocks Trump’s Order Banning Transgender Soldiers
Judge Blocks Trump’s Order Banning Transgender Soldiers
What’s Happening at the EEOC?
What’s Happening at the EEOC?
“Blacklisting Rule” for Federal Contractors Will Commence Next Month
“Blacklisting Rule” for Federal Contractors Will Commence Next Month

Joshua R. Treece

Joshua Treece is an attorney in Woods Rogers’ Labor and Employment, Litigation, and Intellectual Property groups. He focuses his labor and employment practice on issues related to discrimination, E-Verify, I-9 compliance, harassment, healthcare reform, and unfair competition. His litigation practice… Read more
Supreme Court Rules on Affordable Care Act:  Individuals Get Subsidies; Employers Get Penalties
Supreme Court Rules on Affordable Care Act: Individuals Get Subsidies; Employers Get Penalties
Unionized or Not, You Should Be Concerned About These Board Decisions!
Unionized or Not, You Should Be Concerned About These Board Decisions!
Final Regulations on the Employer “Play or Pay” Mandate
Final Regulations on the Employer “Play or Pay” Mandate

Daniel C. Summerlin III

Dan Summerlin is president of Woods Rogers PLC. His experience covers a scope of law from administrative and regulatory, with an emphasis on environmental, to labor and employment and litigation. He also counsels clients on government investigations and white collar… Read more
THE NEW FLSA REGULATIONS:  Ready to DOUBLE YOUR FUN (and the exempt salary)?
THE NEW FLSA REGULATIONS: Ready to DOUBLE YOUR FUN (and the exempt salary)?
Supreme Court Upholds DOL’s 2010 Mortgage Loan Officer Interpretation
Supreme Court Upholds DOL’s 2010 Mortgage Loan Officer Interpretation
The EPA’s 2014-2018 Draft Strategic Plan
The EPA’s 2014-2018 Draft Strategic Plan

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