Noteworthy Events and Strelka Employment Law in the News

Strelka Employment Law will be included in the 2023 edition of U.S. News & World Reports

We are pleased to announce that Strelka Employment Law will be included in the 2023 edition of U.S. News & World Reports – Best Lawyers | Best Law Firms edition.
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WSLS Interviews Tommy Strelka Regarding Liability Facing Wal-Mart Due to Invasion of Privacy

In an on-going investigation by NBC affiliate WSLS, Tommy Strelka was interviewed regarding the legal ramifications possibly facing Wal-Mart due to the discovery of a surveillance camera within a public bathroom. Tommy explained that once Wal-Mart le…
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Strelka Employment Law Receives $2.3 Million Jury Verdict for Former APCO Lineman Who Complained of Workplace Safety

After a three-day jury trial, a Roanoke City Circuit Court jury deliberated for five hours to reach the conclusion that Appalachian Power Company wrongfully terminated Ocal “Bubba” Smith in violation of the Virginia Occupational Safety an…
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Doctor Cleared by Board of Health Professionals; Sues Former Employer that Fired Him

Strelka Employment Law filed a lawsuit in federal court in Danville, Virginia against a number of corporate entities regarding the wrongful termination of Dr. James Isernia. Dr. Isernia was accused by his employer of wrongful conduct regarding his tr…
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Science Supervisor's Claims of Title VII Pay Discrimination Advance Past Summary Judgement Against Roanoke County Public Schools

As reported in the Roanoke Times, Science Supervisor Erin Barnett’s federal Title VII gender pay discrimination case may proceed to trial. Judge Thomas Cullen of the Western District of Virginia authored a thirty-page opinion detailing exactly…
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Strelka Employment Law Wins Breach of Contract Jury Trial for Fired Dentist in Richmond Circuit Court

Earlier this year, Strelka Employment Law attorneys Tommy Strelka, Winston West, and Brittany Haddox successfully won a jury trial in Richmond Circuit Court against Richard L. Byrd, DDS, PC. As alleged in the complaint, plaintiff Dr. Jacqueline Carne…
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Strelka Law Included as a "Best Law Firm"

Strelka Employment Law is a “Best Law Firm” recipient in the 2022 Edition of U.S. News and World Reports – Best Lawyers Edition. The firm is ranked Tier 1 in Employment Law – Individuals & Tier 1 in Litigation – Labo…
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Strelka Employment Law Wins Rare 1st Amendment Retaliation Federal Jury Trial

After a three-day jury trial in U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia, Roanoke Division, the jury returned a verdict for Plaintiff Sherry Flanagan, a client of Strelka Employment Law. Ms. Flanagan pursued a very rare cause of action: 1st…
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Tommy Provides Main Employment Law Update to Virginia Attorneys

On May 4, 2021, Tommy Strelka joined colleague Eddie Isler in providing a thorough overview of all significant employment law cases in the last calendar year. Tommy and Eddie discussed and highlighted the ever-changing state of the law related to ove…
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Leigh Strelka was honored to be named a Virginia "Go to Lawyer" for Employment Law by Virginia Lawyer's Weekly. Only 24 attorneys in the Commonwealth received this recognition.

These attorneys are: *A lawyer who is an expert in his or her field, well-versed in the nuances of the case law, statutes and regulations clients will encounter. *A lawyer who is experienced and enjoys a record of success, with many cases and/or tran…
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