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The Employment Law Group® law firm represents individuals from all over the United States and around the world in executive compensation, EEO, SOX, and other whistleblower cases against the government and publicly held U.S. corporations. The firm’s attorneys have a collective 70-plus years of experience litigating on behalf of employees against employers who disregard government wage and employment laws or wrongfully fire their employees.

News from The Employment Law Group:

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

In Victory for Taxpayers, Defendants Will Repay $2.8 Million on Claims of False Billings
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — 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 million to sett…

The Employment Law Group® Law Firm Names Tom Harrington as Principal; First Former Clerk to Reach Top of Firm’s Unusual Career Ladder

For Legal Jobs, Firm Hires Only Evening Law Students–Then Promotes from Within
WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – The Employment Law Group® law firm has named John Thomas Harrington, Jr. as a principal of the litigation boutique, which represents whistleblowers and others wh…

Washingtonian Magazine Names Nicholas Woodfield of The Employment Law Group® Law Firm as a 2013 Top Lawyer

Employee Advocate Is One of “Best Legal Minds” in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Washingtonian magazine has named Nicholas Woodfield of The Employment Law Group® law firm to its prestigious 2013-14 rundown of “Top Lawyers”  i…

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

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – The Employment Law Group® law firm was selected by U.S. News & World Report andBest Lawyers for inclusion in their 2014 listing of “Best Law Firms.”
The publications said the firm’s ranking — for employment law and…

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

Firm Achieves Honor for Third Consecutive Year
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — For the third year running, Lawyer Monthly has honored The Employment Law Group® law firm as its “Labor & Employment Law Firm of the Year” for the United States.
The magazine, which…

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

Both Attorneys Earn Peer Recognition for Second Year in a Row
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Best Lawyers once again selected R. Scott Oswald and Nicholas Woodfield of The Employment Law Group® law firm for inclusion in its prestigious guide, The Best Lawyers in America.
The 2014 lis…

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

Lower Court Erred When It Slashed Retaliation Award for Woman Who Reported Discrimination Claim
WASHINGTON, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — 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® law fir…

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

Associate Attorney Bollini Is a “Rising Star”
WASHINGTON, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Super Lawyers named all four principals of The Employment Law Group® law firm to its 2013 list of outstanding lawyers — an unusual honor for all the owners at a law firm.
Super Lawyers is an inde…

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

Employment Law Group Law Firm Represents Shana Maron in Legal Battle
WASHINGTON – Plaintiff and former Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University employee Shana Maron will now be awarded $61,000, as part of the retaliation verdict originally secured by The Employment Law Group Law Firm…

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

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — 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 individual who was not the plaintiff’s actual employer, such as a supervisor or manager, but who parti…

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

Ruling Draws Attention to Federal Research Grant Abuse in Higher Education
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — After alleging misuse of higher education research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) at the University of Virginia, a jury has awarded Dr. Weihua Hua…

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

The Employment Law Group® Law Firm handles precedent-setting case pushing whistleblower’s claim past initial dismissal phase
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Nicholas Woodfield, principal at The Employment Law Group® law firm, states the Kramer v. Trans-Lux case as a pivo…

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

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The Employment Law Group® law firm was named the 2012 Labor & Employment Law Firm of the Year by Lawyer Monthly, a leading international legal publication. The firm received this year’s award after Lawyer Monthly conducted an extensive sele…

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

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — 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 and employment law.  The Best Lawyers list is one of the oldest and most respected attorney ranking publications in…

According to Employment Attorney David Scher Augusta National Golf Club’s Men-Only Policy Draws Criticism of Discrimination Against Women in the Workplace

WASHINGTON and LOS ANGELES, April 6, 2012 — The Employment Law Group law firm warns that women could continue to suffer discrimination in the workplace if the Augusta National Golf Club and other similar organizations don’t change their membership rules. At the start of this year’s…

Jury Awards TELG Clients Over $100k in Virginia Tech Equal Pay Act Case

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2011 — A Roanoke federal jury found that Virginia Tech discriminated against two women in its development office by paying them less than their male counterparts, violating the Equal Pay Act. The jury, composed of five women and two men, awarded plaintiff Shana Maron $25,00…

Federal Court Issues Rare Order Prohibiting Termination of Title 38 Employee by Dep’t of Veteran Affairs

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2011 — On March 29, 2011, a federal court issued a rare order prohibiting the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs from terminating a physician while the physician’s civil rights complaint was pending before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The case is S…

R. Scott Oswald Elected President of the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2011 — R. Scott Oswald, Managing Principal of The Employment Law Group® law firm, was elected today to serve as the 2011-2012 President of the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association (MWELA).
MWELA is the 300-lawyer Washington, D.C. metropolitan area aff…