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Apr 25, 2014, 12:02 ET

Once Again, Super Lawyers Honors All Principals of The Employment Law Group® Law Firm as Top-Rated Lawyers

 Super Lawyers named all five principals of The Employment Law Group® law firm to its 2014 roster of outstanding lawyers,...

Apr 14, 2014, 10:25 ET

The Employment Law Group® Law Firm Helps Two Whistleblowers to Win Settlement of Fraud Case Against DC-Area Physical-Therapy Clinics

Two local companies that operate a network of physical-therapy clinics, along with two individual owners and a former manager, agreed to repay $2.8...

Mar 13, 2014, 11:25 ET
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The Employment Law Group® Law Firm Names Tom Harrington as Principal; First Former Clerk to Reach Top of Firm's Unusual Career Ladder

The Employment Law Group® law firm has named John Thomas Harrington, Jr. as a principal of the litigation boutique, which represents...

Dec 04, 2013, 11:20 ET
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Washingtonian Magazine Names Nicholas Woodfield of The Employment Law Group® Law Firm as a 2013 Top Lawyer

Washingtonian magazine has named Nicholas Woodfield of The Employment Law Group® law firm to its prestigious 2013-14 rundown of "Top...

Nov 04, 2013, 19:02 ET

U.S. News & Best Lawyers Name The Employment Law Group® to 2014 List of "Best Law Firms"

 The Employment Law Group® law firm was selected by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers for inclusion in their 2014 listing of...

Sep 26, 2013, 09:57 ET

Lawyer Monthly Names The Employment Law Group® Law Firm as 2013 "Law Firm of the Year" in Employment Sector

For the third year running, Lawyer Monthly has honored The Employment Law Group® law firm as its "Labor & Employment Law Firm of the Year"...

Aug 15, 2013, 17:09 ET

Best Lawyers Selects R. Scott Oswald and Nicholas Woodfield of the Employment Law Group® Law Firm for Best Lawyers in America 2014

 Best Lawyers once again selected R. Scott Oswald and Nicholas Woodfield of The Employment Law Group® law firm for inclusion in its...

Jun 04, 2013, 12:06 ET

Maryland Appeals Court Restores $650,000 Jury Verdict for Employment Law Group® Law Firm Client

A Maryland appeals court has reinstated a jury's 2011 award of $650,000 to Donna Jackson, a plaintiff represented by The Employment Law Group®...

May 31, 2013, 14:07 ET

Super Lawyers Names All Four Principals of The Employment Law Group® Law Firm as 2013 Outstanding Lawyers

 Super Lawyers named all four principals of The Employment Law Group® law firm to its 2013 list of outstanding lawyers — an unusual...

Mar 14, 2013, 14:41 ET

Former MWAA Police Officer Sues Alleging Discrimination, Retaliation and Nepotism

 The following is being released by The Employment Law Group® Law Firm: Isabel Smeal, a former police officer, is suing the Metropolitan...

Feb 06, 2013, 16:54 ET

Woman Who Suffered Sex Discrimination by Virginia Tech Wins Appeal At Federal Court

Plaintiff and former Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University employee Shana Maron will now be awarded $61,000, as part of the...

Jan 07, 2013, 13:01 ET
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Breast Cancer Patient and Decorated Veteran Files Suit Claiming She was Fired by Former Sentara Medical Center Because of Her Illness

Claimant says dismissal illustrates astonishing hypocrisy by a health care provider Vivienne Parra, a decorated U.S. Army veteran and...

Nov 20, 2012, 16:31 ET
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Amended Complaint adds Supplementary Factual Assertions Supporting Claims against U.S. Defense Contractor Accused of Defrauding American Taxpayers and Endangering Lives

Amended Complaint alleges that Jorge Scientific executives and staff harassed female employees, dealt in "black market" weapons and manipulated...

Nov 05, 2012, 17:11 ET

Virginia Supreme Court Ruling Opens Up Corporate Managers to Individual Liability in Wrongful Discharge Lawsuits for First Time in Virginia

On November 1, 2012, the Virginia Supreme Court issued a decision on whether it recognizes a common law tort claim of wrongful discharge against an...

Oct 17, 2012, 18:30 ET

The Employment Law Group® Law Firm: Whistleblower Lawsuit Accuses U.S. Defense Contractor of Defrauding American Taxpayers

Jorge Scientific executives and staff are charged with allegedly jeopardizing the U.S. mission and lives  Two former employees of Jorge...

Oct 15, 2012, 17:09 ET

Virginia Jury Rules in Favor of University of Virginia Whistleblower for $819,000

After alleging misuse of higher education research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) at the University of Virginia, a jury has...

Sep 26, 2012, 17:57 ET

Judge Issues First-of-Its-Kind Ruling Since Expanded Whistleblower Protection of Dodd-Frank Act

Nicholas Woodfield, principal at The Employment Law Group® law firm, states the Kramer v. Trans-Lux case as a pivotal expansion of...

Sep 24, 2012, 13:01 ET

Lawyer Monthly Names The Employment Law Group® Law Firm Labor & Employment Law Firm of the Year for Second Consecutive Year

The Employment Law Group® law firm was named the 2012 Labor & Employment Law Firm of the Year by Lawyer Monthly, a leading international...

Sep 10, 2012, 17:10 ET
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The Employment Law Group® Law Firm Principal Nicholas Woodfield Ranked Among Best Lawyers 2013 in the Labor and Employment Law Category

Each year Best Lawyers® recognizes the leading attorneys in a variety of practices. Nicholas Woodfield, principal at The Employment Law...

Aug 28, 2012, 08:37 ET

R. Scott Oswald, Managing Principal of The Employment Law Group® Law Firm, Achieves Best Lawyers 2013 Ranking

R. Scott Oswald, managing principal of The Employment Law Group® law firm has been named to the Best Lawyers 2013 list for his work in labor...

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