Employment and Workplace Law

The lawyers in Frith Anderson & Peake’s Employment Practice understand that the most valuable asset a company has is its employees.  We also understand that effective management of human resources allows a business to achieve its objectives in the most efficient and cost effective way.  With business priorities clearly in mind, we help clients effectively manage their human resources in the best way possible.  Our excellent service and skills are evidenced by the consistent rankings our employment attorneys have received in various peer review guides.

Key Services:

  • Compliance audits
  • Noncompete agreements
  • Employment counseling:
    • Applications and handbooks
    • Employment contracts
    • Training seminars
  • Employment litigation:
    • EEOC and DOL representation
    • Wrongful discharge
    • Wage and hour
    • Discrimination and harassment
    • Unemployment and workers’ compensation
  • Internal investigations

Compliance-focused Counseling

On a daily basis, our lawyers help companies comply with employment laws.  Our pragmatic approach, combined with our knowledge of best practices, allows us to provide creative and cost-effective solutions.  We have developed solution sets to avoid common employment law pitfalls, training modules to educate managers and checklists to help avoid liability.  Our employment lawyers understand that proactive, preventive counseling can avoid employment disputes, lawsuits, and investigations

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AOP Highlight |  Workers’ Compensation

Our firm handles litigation of workers’ compensation claims and provides advice to employers and insurance carriers regarding workers’ compensation and related laws. Litigation We defend public and private employers of all sizes and in various industries as well as workers’ compensation insurance carriers against injury by accident and occupational disease claims before the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission.  Our lawyers have experience trying workers’ compensation cases before Deputy Commissioners in all parts of Virginia.  We also routinely handle appeals to the full Commission and the Court of Appeals. Advice & Ancillary Services In addition to the litigation of claims, we advise...

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