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Daniel C. Summerlin III practices in the firm’s Environmental Law, White Collar Crime, Commercial Litigation and Labor and Employment Law sections.


Dan has represented management and municipalities in cases involving a wide array of criminal, environmental and employment issues. His practice has included litigation in state and federal courts, representing clients before state and federal agencies, as well as counseling clients on important managerial decisions covering the environment and employment matters. In addition to his environmental law and employment law, Dan also represents clients in commercial litigation matters in state and federal court.


He’s a contributor to Woods Rogers’ annual Labor & Employment Seminar series.

Dan, a Roanoke native, returned to the area upon earning his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina and law degree from William and Mary and.


Practice areas


  1. Employment: 40%
  2. Environmental: 40%
  3. Litigation: 20%


Payment types:

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Contact info

P.O. Box 14125
Roanoke, VA, 24038-4125


VAAuthorized to practice law199703/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarVirginia Super Lawyers2011
Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2010
Rising StarVirginia Super Lawyers2010
Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2009
Rising StarVirginia Super Lawyers2009
Amung the valley's top attorneysThe Roanoker Magazine2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerWoods Rogers, PLC2005 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Roanoke Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Virginia Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Virginia State Bar8th District Disciplinary CommitteeN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Society for Human Resource ManagementMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of North Carolina, Chapel HillN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
SeminarMental Health Issues & the Workplace Training2011
SeminarAddressing Sexual Assault on Campus2011
Annual Labor & Employment SeminarPearls of Wisdom for Your Business2011
SeminarHarrassment Awareness Training2010
SeminarPerformance Feedback Training2010
Annual Labor & Employment SeminarWeathering the Perfect Storm - Coping with Aggressive Enforcement in a Recovering Economy2010
Annual Labor and EmploymentFinding Your Inner Peace2009
9th Annual Virginia Statewide Payroll ConferenceFMLA Issues2009