Working in Virginia as well as nationwide, the Labor and Employment team is listed in Band 2 (Bands are numbered 1 to 6, with 1 being the best). According to Chambers, Woods Rogers has the only labor and employment attorneys and team ranked in Virginia west of the state capital of Richmond.
Overall comments on the ranking include, “Broad labor and employment group respected for its handling of a wide array of matters. Noted for its strength in regulatory compliance, discrimination litigation and government contract work. Expertise includes representing management-side clients in administrative proceedings before bodies such as the NLRB.”
In addition to the Labor and Employment ranking, attorneys James Jennings and Mark Loftis, of Woods Rogers’ Litigation practice group, were named by Chambers USA as leaders in the area of General Commercial Litigation.
Chambers USA also recognized the Labor & Employment and Litigation practice groups as a whole. Chambers and Partners is one of the most respected legal directories in the world. Individual lawyers are ranked in their practice-area(s) on the basis of their legal knowledge and experience, their ability, their effectiveness, and their client-service. Law-firm departments are ranked on the qualities of their lawyers and the effectiveness and capability of the department as a whole.