Nicholas Woodfield, Principal
...Nicholas Woodfield, Principal
Email MeNicholas Woodfield, PrincipalNicholas Woodfield is a seasoned trial attorney specializing in civil litigation and appellate advocacy.Mr. Woodfield
career in Birmingham, Alabama practicing in Alabama's and Florida's state and federal courts, and in 1999 he
matriculated at the University of Oxford
in Oxford, England, where he
undertook an academic course of study as a Visiting Postgraduate Student in Law.His research focused upon the common law defense of sovereign immunity and led him to Washington, D.C. in the fall of 2000, where he practiced law with the law firm of Watson & Renner.
While at Watson & Renner
, Mr. Woodfield
practice by representing electric utilities, manufacturers, telecommunications and other industries in cancer claims, toxic torts and environmental exposure claims.He
also handled and tried medical malpractice cases for the firm.In 2002 he joined the Washington, D.C. law firm of Hughes & Bentzen, PLLC as a partner, and by 2003 he limited his practice to employment matters.At the same time he committed himself to representing only employees who had been treated unfairly by their employers, and so he joined forces with The Employment Law Group, P.C. in 2003.Mr. Woodfield
practice on Fair Labor Standards Act wage non-payment and misclassification claims, state law wage non-payment claims, Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower complaints, False Claims Act (quit tam) claims, and discrimination and retaliation cases.He
regularly tries cases for The Employment Law Group, P.C.
in Montgomery County, Prince Georges County, the District of Columbia, and the Eastern District of Virginia, and in addition to bench trials and administrative hearings in EEO and MSPB matters he
regularly tries three to four week long trials per year in state and federal court.The Employment Law Group, P.C.
believes that its clients best interests are best served by aggressively litigating all claims with the expectation that they will go to trial, and from the moment Mr. Woodfield
starts working on a clients case he
begins preparing it for trial.Mr. Woodfield
is admitted to practice law in the state and federal courts of Alabama, Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia
, and in 2005 he
was admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court