The Employment Law Group® Law Firm Principal Nicholas Woodfield Ranked Among Best Lawyers 2013 in the Labor and Employment Law Category

Sep 10, 2012, 17:10 ET from The Employment Law Group

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year Best Lawyers® recognizes the leading attorneys in a variety of practices. Nicholas Woodfield, principal at The Employment Law Group® law firm joins the top labor and employment lawyers in Best Lawyers 2013. The Best Lawyers® list is one of the highest regarded attorney ranking publications. They base their rankings exclusively on an extensive peer-review process.

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Woodfield represents cases in civil litigation and appellate advocacy that recover millions of dollars on behalf of clients seeking unpaid overtime, wages and other compensation. These cases range from whistleblower complaints to discrimination and retaliation complaints. Top legal and business trades such as The National Law Journal, Law360, and Human Resource Executive seek Woodfield for comment on employment law. Woodfield serves as president of the Virginia Employment Lawyers Association, and he is a representative on the Judicial Nominations Committee for the Virginia State Advisory of the National Employment Lawyers Association.

"This honor from Best Lawyers® affirms the hard work put in on behalf of our clients at The Employment Law Group® law firm," said Woodfield. "I am thankful to my peers for this acknowledgement."

About The Employment Law Group®

The Employment Law Group® law firm is one of the premier employment and whistleblower law firms representing individuals in Title VII/ADEA/ADA discrimination, FMLA, SEC, CFTC, IRS, False Claims Act, and Sarbanes-Oxley Act whistleblower cases. The firm's attorneys have extensive experience litigating on behalf of individuals against employers who disregard federal and state whistleblower and employment laws.

About Best Lawyers

Over the course of three decades Best Lawyers has been regarded by both the public and by the legal profession as one of the most credible guides to legal excellence in the United States. The selection process is based on a rigorous peer-review survey consisting of over 4 million confidential evaluations by lawyers throughout the country. Best Lawyers® lists reach a broader and more important audience than any other legal publication. More than 17 million readers see Best Lawyers® lists in dozens of city and regional publications in the U.S. and abroad including The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, New York Magazine, Los Echos, Australian Financial Review, and Business Day.

SOURCE The Employment Law Group