I am an experienced litigator focusing my practice on financial services litigation and labor and employment matters. I represent clients in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies on a wide range of business issues, including breach of contract claims, defense of employment discrimination claims, defense of business torts, commercial lease disputes, professional malpractice defense and complex, multi-party litigation.
As part of my financial services practice, I work with lenders to maximize their recovery on failed commercial real estate development loans and other problem lending relationships. I also have extensive experience defending lender liability claims and wrongful foreclosure suits.
In my employment practice, I advise employers regarding compliance with state and federal employment statutes and defend them against claims in state and federal courts relating to Title VII, age discrimination, fair labor standards, family and medical leave, wrongful discharge, covenants not to compete and other employment-related claims. I also represent employers in defense of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charges and Virginia Employment Commission claims.