Williams Mullen

Labor & Employment Department

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What the team is known for Versatile practice offering representation and counsel on the full spectrum of labor and employment matters, including litigation and counseling. Possesses expertise in wage and hour issues and traditional labor matters, handling union and employee relations. Active in the immigration space and in government contractor issues.

Strengths A client comments: "The firm provides responsiveness and also has experts. They work with me like a partner. Not only do they know the right answers but they also give immediate answers. The lawyers are very well networked and available 24/7. They care about the business outcome."

Another source commends the team's "cohesiveness and genuine desire to help."

Work highlights Defended Divurgent in a case brought on behalf of current and former employees alleging that the company had misclassified them as independent contractors rather than employees and failed to pay them overtime.

Notable practitioners

The "terrific"
David Burton
is highly regarded for his traditional labor law practice and also possesses strength in employment litigation. A client states: "He is the most down-to-earth attorney I have ever met. He is always there for our company and quickly returns calls. He can explain things in a way that is easy to understand."