The Employment Law Group, P.C.
Nicholas Woodfield is a seasoned trial attorney specializing in
civil litigation and appellate advocacy. Washingtonian Magazine
has named him to its “Top Lawyers” list for his representation
of employees in workplace disputes.
Mr. Woodfield focuses his practice on whistleblower claims, wage
non-payment and misclassification claims under the Fair Labor
Standards Act (FLSA), discrimination and retaliation cases, and
qui tam actions. His notable victories for clients include:
• A $650,000 jury verdict leading to one of the most important
appellate decisions in Maryland employment law in recent years
• The first Sarbanes-Oxley Act decision in favor of a
whistleblower to survive appeal
• The first Dodd-Frank Act whistleblower retaliation claim to
survive a motion to dismiss in federal court
• A federal court decision expanding the protections of the
FLSA to protect all employees who file reasonable, good-faith
reports of overtime violations
Mr. Woodfield is president of the Virginia Employment Lawyers
Association, and a frequent media commentator on behalf of
employee rights. His peers have selected him for recognition in
lists including Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers.