Noteworthy Events and Strelka Law Office in the News

Strelka Law Office Negotiates $1.2 Million Settlement - - the "Maximum Total Amount" - - for Roanoke City Police Officers in Overtime FLSA Federal Lawsuit

CBS affiliate WDBJ7 reported on a recent settlement achieved by Strelka Law Office. After over a year of litigation, the City of Roanoke and the 343 current and former police officers of the Roanoke City Police Department represented by Strelka Law O…
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Strelka Law Office Files $4M Wrongful Termination Suit Against Pittsylvania County

Falling in line with Strelka Law Office’s past lawsuits against municipalities due to 1st Amendment retaliation, the Danville Register & Bee published an article focused on former DSS Director Sherry Flanagan’s claims. The case will l…
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Tommy Interviewed by WSLS RE: Two Racial Discrimination Lawsuits Against Lynchburg City Schools: "To me, these cases should be settled on the front end. But if Lynchburg wants to fight, I’ve got my boxing gloves."

NBC affiliate WSLS interviewed Tommy regarding two cases of racial discrimination against Lynchburg City Schools.  Tommy spoke about how a former Superintendent made racially charged comments such as referring to black employees as “the help&#…
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Virginia Lawyers Weekly Quotes Tommy in Light of 4th Circuit Ruling: "The Progress We Demand Will Be Inevitable."

In Griffin v. Department of Labor Federal Credit Union, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a visually-impaired man did not have standing to demand that a website of a federal credit union integrate speech-based navigation into its websit…
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Federal Judge Extends Title VII Protections to LGBTQ Former Employee of Bedford Police Department

As reported in Virginia Lawyers Weekly, a federal judge has issued a landmark opinion in a Strelka Law Office case.  In Spencer v. Bedford County, Judge Norman K. Moon wrote that Ms. Spencer had sufficiently plead counts of Title VII discrimination…
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Strelka Law Office Settles First Amendment Retaliation Lawsuit Against Bedford County Board of Supervisors

As reported in the Lynchburg News Advance, Strelka Law Office successfully settled a case of First Amendment employment retaliation and wrongful termination against Bedford County and County leaders.  Strelka Law Office represented former Director o…
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Fox News Affiliate Highlights Class Action Overtime Federal Lawsuit Against Roanoke City

In continuing coverage of Strelka Law Office’s federal class action lawsuit against the City of Roanoke for purportedly not properly compensating its police force, Fox News affiliate, WFXR reported on the case.  In an interview with Tommy, Tom…
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Strelka Law Office Files Class Action Overtime Case Against Roanoke City Police Dept.

As reported in the Roanoke Times, Strelka Law Office is advancing a class action federal lawsuit on behalf of Roanoke City police officers who have been denied their fair pay.  The article may be read HERE.
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Nigerian Born Doctor Claims Hospital Used Foreign Doctors as Indentured Servants - Reported by Virginia Lawyers Weekly

Virginia Lawyers Weekly reported on an on-going Strelka Law Office Title VII national origin discrimination case currently pending in the U.S. District Court in the Western District of Virginia.  In the lawsuit, hospitalist Chijioke Kingsley Ofoche…
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Leigh Strelka Interviewed by CBS Affiliate WDBJ7 Regarding the #MeToo Movement

In a piece on “Local Leaders”, Leigh Strelka was interviewed by WDBJ7 reporter Bianca Holman regarding the #metoo movement. As provided in the online article and video, “as an employment lawyer, Leigh Strelka says she’s seen a…
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