Victor Cardwell is among Virginia’s most recognized and accomplished experts in labor and employment law. Victor specializes in workplace violence, diversity, harassment and the Fair Labor Standards Act. He is sought after for training in a number of areas of labor and employment law across Virginia and is experienced in representing management in union organizing campaigns and union avoidance techniques.
He has practiced before the National Labor Relations Board and has significant experience before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Victor has written and lectured on all kinds of areas involving labor and employment law.
Prior to joining Woods Rogers in 1991, Victor served as Deputy Associate Chief Counsel with the U. S. Department of Labor Benefits Review Board. He has served as a member of the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association, representing Virginia, and was appointed to the Human Rights Council of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Victor has been named to the Best Lawyers in America list since 2006 and recently has been included among the Super Lawyers in Virginia. Virginia Living magazine also named Victor a Legal Eagle.
He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and law degree from Washington and Lee School of Law.
Victor has lent his legal talents to help such non-profit organizations as Family Services of the Valley, Mill Mountain Zoo, Child Health Investment Partnership, Center in the Square, United Way of Roanoke Valley, Virginia Commission on Human Rights and many more.
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|VA||Authorized to practice law||1987||03/31/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2011|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2010|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2009|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2008|
|Principal||Woods Rogers, PLC||1991 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Virginia State Bar||Member||N/A|
|United Way of Roanoke Valley||N/A||N/A|
|Child Health Investment Program||N/A||N/A|
|Family Services of the Valley||Board of Directors||N/A|
|Virginia State Bar||Member||N/A|
|America Inns of Court||Associate||N/A|
|3rd Judicial Circuit Court's Fee Dispute Resolution Program||N/A||N/A|
|Society for Human Resource Management||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Delegate||N/A|
|National Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Virginia Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Old Dominion Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Roanoke Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|The Virginia Commission of Human Rights||Member||N/A|
|Washington and Lee University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1987|
|University of Virginia||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1983|
|Seminar||Violence in the Workplace: Legal Issues in Protecting Employees||2011|
|Seminar||Addressing Sexual Assault on Campus||2011|
|Annual Labor & Employment Seminar||Pearls of Wisdom||2011|
|Seminar||Employment Law From A to Z||2010|
|Annual Labor & Employment Seminar||Weathering the Perfect Storm - Coping with Aggressive Enforcement in a Recovering Economy||2010|
|Webinar||Employee Free Choice Act||2009|
|Spring Meeting||Employment Law for the Workers' Compensation Practitioner||2009|
|Spring Conference||Disruptive Behaviors in Healthcare||2009|
|Labor & Employment Law Update||FMLA and Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA)||2009|
|HR Summit||Bluestone Workforce Training Center||2009|
|Employee Free Choice Act Seminar||Employee Free Choice Act: Prepare for the Coming Storm||2009|
|Annual Labor and Employment||Find Your Inner Peace||2009|
|9thAnnual Virginia Statewide Payroll Conference||FMLA Issues||2009|