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Mr. Nicholas Woodfield

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Local Address: District of Columbia, United States
National Employment Lawyers Association
44 Montgomery Street Suite 2080
San Francisco, California 94104
United States

Company Description: NELA is the country's only professional organization that is exclusively comprised of lawyers who represent individual employees in cases involving employment...   more
Background

Employment History

Education

  • J.D.
    Cumberland School of Law at Samford University
  • B.A.
    Washington and Lee University
  • graduate degree
    University of Oxford
45 Total References
Web References
R. Scott Oswald, managing principal, and ...
www.employmentlawgroup.com, 17 Aug 2014 [cached]
R. Scott Oswald, managing principal, and Nicholas Woodfield, principal, at The Employment Law Group® presented before the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association (MWELA) in a Brown Bag session entitled "The Substantial Jury Verdict and the Appeal in the Edgewood Management Corporation v. Donna Jackson Case."
Nicholas Woodfield, ...
www.whistleblower-employmentlawgroup.net, 18 Mar 2008 [cached]
Nicholas Woodfield, PrincipalAttorney Nicholas Woodfield, The Employment Law Group, P.C., a practice group of Noto & Oswald, P.C., Washington, District of Columbia
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Nicholas Woodfield
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Nicholas Woodfield is a seasoned trial attorney specializing in civil litigation and appellate advocacy.Mr. Woodfield started his 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 expanded his 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 focuses his 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 George's 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 client's 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.
Nicholas Woodfield ...
www.sys-con.com, 25 April 2014 [cached]
Nicholas Woodfield (Principal). Mr. Woodfield has tried more than 50 trials, recovering millions of dollars for his clients; Washingtonian magazine recently named him to its Top Lawyers list. He is president of the Virginia Employment Lawyers Association.
Nicholas Woodfield, Principal: The Employment Law Group® law firm
www.employmentlawgroup.net, 11 April 2008 [cached]
"If you want someone who will fight for you and is a tiger in the court room, contact Nick Woodfield. Nick took me under his wing, helped me get back to work and protected me through my retirement date."
"Nick is more than my attorney and protector, he loaded up his backpack with my concerns and carried the load so I could focus on my family and job. Nick is a great guy with a big heart!"
"Nick and his firm are top shelf and not once did I have to contact him to find out how my case was progressing because I was informed every step of the way.
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"Mr. Woodfield's thoroughness and toughness will break the backs of even the most egregious wrongdoers."
"Mr. Woodfield is the consummate professional and an expert negotiator/litigator."
"Mr. Woodfield's tenacity and tireless dedication to his work earned him my respect and the respect of his opponents."
"Mr. Woodfield gave his all in litigating my case."
"I really appreciate Mr. Woodfield's excellent handling of my case.
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$quot;I would hire Mr. Woodfield again in a minute."
"Mr. Woodfield is a true professional who possesses the legal skills, knowledge and experience to handle the most complex employment issues."
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Nicholas Woodfield
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Nicholas Woodfield
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Nicholas Woodfield is a nationally recognized trial attorney specializing in civil litigation and appellate advocacy who has recovered millions of dollars in unpaid overtime and wages for his clients. Mr. Woodfield has tried more than 30 jury trials and 20 non-jury trials, and he is listed in the Washingtonian Magazine as one of Washington's 2013-2014 Top Employee Side Discrimination Lawyers. Mr. Woodfield is President of the Virginia Employment Lawyer's Association, and he serves as the National Employment Lawyers Association's Virginia State Advisory Representative to its Judicial Nominations Committee.
Mr. Woodfield focuses his 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 (qui tam) claims, and discrimination and retaliation cases, including a $1,134, 886.86 Wage Payment Act judgment, a $650.000 retaliation jury verdict, a $101,000 Title VII/Equal Pay Act jury verdict and numerous settlements exceeding $1,000,000. His cases have helped broaden federal and state protections for employees and whistleblowers, including federal employee whistleblowers - Drake v. USAID, Miller v. TSA; SOX whistleblowers - Kalkunte v. DVI; those who have suffered workplace discrimination - Kennedy v. Virginia Tech; those who have been wrongfully discharged - Miller v. Washington Workplace, Randolph v. ADT; those who have had their wages or benefits unlawfully withheld - Sharer v. Tandberg; and those who fight against forced arbitration of their employment claims Shaffer v. ACS. Mr. Woodfield was also Sheila Kalkunte's counsel in her ground-breaking Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) whistleblower retaliation claim, which remains one of the few and earliest SOX whistleblowers to have prevailed at the trial level, and his recent decision in Edgewood Mgmt.
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Mr. Woodfield's successes have been recognized by various publications, including BNA's Daily Labor Report, The National Law Journal,Human Resource Executive Online, and Employment Law360. Recently, Mr. Woodfield was quoted in Law360 regarding his precedent setting victory in Randolph v. ADT, where the District Court of Maryland granted summary judgment for the employees, expanding protections for employees who report their employer for not paying them properly. He was also quoted in The National Law Journal about the seminal Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower case of Kalkunte v. DVI Financial Services, Inc., where the Department of Labor's Administrative Review Board affirmed, for what appears to be the first time, a decision to award damages to a SOX plaintiff. Mr. Woodfield also earned accolades for redefining the scope of protections available to federal whistleblowers in the Federal Circuit's decision in Drake v. Agency for International Development, 543 F.3d 1377 (Fed. Cir. 2008).
Mr. Woodfield regularly tries cases for The Employment Law Group® law firm in Montgomery County, Prince George's 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. He started his 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 expanded his practice by representing electric utilities, manufacturers, tele-communications 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® law firm in 2003.
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. Most recently, Mr. Woodfield was admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.
Nicholas Woodfield, Principal: The Employment Law Group
www.employmentlawgroup.com, 25 Aug 2010 [cached]
"If you want someone who will fight for you and is a tiger in the court room, contact Nick Woodfield. Nick took me under his wing, helped me get back to work and protected me through my retirement date."
"Nick is more than my attorney and protector, he loaded up his backpack with my concerns and carried the load so I could focus on my family and job. Nick is a great guy with a big heart!"
"Nick and his firm are top shelf and not once did I have to contact him to find out how my case was progressing because I was informed every step of the way.
...
"Mr. Woodfield's thoroughness and toughness will break the backs of even the most egregious wrongdoers."
"Mr. Woodfield is the consummate professional and an expert negotiator/litigator."
"Mr. Woodfield's tenacity and tireless dedication to his work earned him my respect and the respect of his opponents."
"Mr. Woodfield gave his all in litigating my case."
"I really appreciate Mr. Woodfield's excellent handling of my case.
...
"I would hire Mr. Woodfield again in a minute."
"Mr. Woodfield is a true professional who possesses the legal skills, knowledge and experience to handle the most complex employment issues."
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Nicholas Woodfield
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Nicholas Woodfield, Principal
Nicholas Woodfield is a seasoned trial attorney specializing in civil litigation and appellate advocacy who has recovered millions of dollars in unpaid overtime and wages for his clients. He is President Elect of the Virginia Employment Lawyer's Association, and he serves as the National Employment Lawyers Association's Virginia State Advisory Representative to its Judicial Nominations Committee.
Mr. Woodfield focuses his 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. His successes have been recognized by various publications, including BNA's Daily Labor Report, The National Law Journal , and Employment Law360. Recently, Mr. Woodfield was quoted in The National Law Journal about the seminal Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower case of Kalkunte v. DVI Financial Services, Inc. , where the Department of Labor's Administrative Review Board affirmed, for what appears to be the first time, a decision to award damages to a SOX plaintiff. Mr. Woodfield also earned accolades for redefining the scope of protections available to federal whistleblowers in the Federal Circuit's decision in Drake v. Agency for International Development , 543 F.3d 1377 (Fed. Cir. 2008).
Mr. Woodfield regularly tries cases for The Employment Law Group® law firm in Montgomery County, Prince George's 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. He started his 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 expanded his practice by representing electric utilities, manufacturers, tele-communications 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® law firm in 2003.
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. Most recently, Mr. Woodfield was admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.
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