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Elaine Inman Hogan

Employment and labor Attorney at Norfolk, VA

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  • Licensed for 21 years
    State VA
    Acquired 2002
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Ms. Hogan is a partner with the firm and serves as the Practice Group Chair for the Employment Law Group. She focuses her practice on assisting employers and management in areas of compliance and litigation. Ms. Hogan also handles a wide range of civil litigation and business matters.

Elaine is the author of the Virginia Employer Law blog which provides updates and information on noteworthy news covering employment law issues affecting Virginia businesses. 

Representative Experience:

  • Represents and counsels employers on various issues involving federal and state employment laws, including anti-discrimination statutes, Fair Labor Standards Act, Family Medical Leave Act, and WARN act.
  • Represents and counsels employers in claims involving termination of employment and covenants not to compete and with government audits of employment practices.
  • Reviews human resource policies and practices to insure compliance with current federal and state laws and regulations and to determine areas for improvement.
  • Assists employers with preparation and negotiation of employment and severance agreements and drafting and updating employee handbooks.


Crenshaw, Ware & Martin, P.L.C.
150 W Main St Ste 1500
Norfolk, VA, 23510-3403

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AVVO RATING 9.9 (Superb)


  • Georgetown University Law Center
  • Doctor of Law (J.D.), cum laude
  • 2002
  • Old Dominion University
  • B.A., summa cum laude
  • 1998

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Brown v. Berkley Staffing, LLC, et al., Case No. 13-1305 (4th Cir. 2013)
  • Dismissal of employment discrimination claim affirmed by Fourth Circuit.
  • Navey v. Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Case No. 11-2216 (4th Cir. 2013)
  • Dismissal of ADA claim affirmed by Fourth Circuit.
  • Hardt v. Reliance Standard Insurance Co., 130 S. Ct. 2149
  • Allowing fee award after successful summary judgment.
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  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Member, Labor Relations and Employment Law Section
  • N/A
  • Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • I'Anson-Hoffman American Inn of Court
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Hampton Roads Society for Human Resource Management
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Virginia SHRM State Council
  • Director, Legislative Affairs
  • N/A
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Member (ADA/FMLA Vice Chair, Employment and Labor Law Committee)
  • N/A
  • Hampton Roads Society for Human Resource Management
  • Director of Legal Affairs
  • 2016 - 2016
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating
  • LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyer
  • 2015
  • Rising Star
  • Virginia Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Rising Star
  • Virginia Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Rising Star
  • Virginia Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Rising Star
  • Virginia Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Rising Star
  • Virginia Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Virginia Legal Elite - Young Lawyer Under 40
  • Virginia Business Magazine
  • 2008
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Speaking Engagements

  • Virginia Bar Association Annual Meeting
  • “Knock Knock. Who’s there? VOSH, the Department of Labor and the IRS . . . What Your Clients Need to Know About the Consequences of Worker Misclassification”
  • 2016
  • Quarterly Meeting
  • “I-9 Compliance – What You Need to Know”
  • 2016
  • Fundamentals of Employment Law
  • Privacy and Social Media in the Workplace
  • 2015
  • NBI seminar on “Human Resource Law: What You Need to Know”
  • The Affordable Care Act and Other Developments in Employment Law (Federal and State)
  • 2014
  • Employment Law Update
  • Wage and Hour Laws
  • 2012
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Norfolk Employment and labor Lawyer Elaine Inman Hogan
Elaine Inman Hogan
Employment and labor Attorney
Norfolk, VA
Licensed for 21 years