Perhaps it has never been necessary for you to obtain a Virginia employment lawyer. However, it is possible that one day you may find yourself in a legal bind with your current or former employer or employee. If such an unfortunate event occurs, Virginia employment law will become an extremely relevant topic for you. It is at this point that you will need to seek the the services of an experienced and knowledgeable Virginia employment lawyer. The good news is that The Law Office of Scott S. Ives can help you with your employment case no matter what side of the coin you land on. We have broad experience representing both corporations and employees in Virginia employment law cases.
When representing employees, The Law Office of Scott S. Ives Virginia employment lawyer will ensure that the rights of those that have been terminated or threatened have not been violated. The states of Virginia, Maryland, and Washington D.C. all adhere to “employment at- will” doctrine, which permits terminations of employment without cause. Nevertheless, we have been successful in winning or settling numerous Virginia employment law claims by utilizing such laws as the Americans with Disabilities Act (“A.D.A.”), the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”), the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”), and the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). We have also helped employees protect themselves against unduly restrictive covenants not to compete.
Our law firm also has extensive experience representing both unemployment benefits hearings before the Virginia Employment Commission.
We are also capable of representing the employer’s side. We have helped several companies defend themselves against meritless cases in front of governmental agencies and courts of law. With respect to representing employers, The Law Office of Scott S. Ives has extensive experience in drafting employee handbooks and various employment contracts.
No matter what the obstacle, The Law Office of Scott S. Ives is ready to assist you with your employment law needs.