Vandeventer Black LLP AV® Preeminent-rated partner Arlene F. Klinedinst was elected to serve as new Chair of the Virginia Bar Association Labor Relations & Employment Law Section. Klinedinst also served as Chair of Vandeventer Black’s Labor and Employment Department.

“Serving as Chair of the Labor Relations & Employment Law Section is a great honor for me,” said Klinedinst. “I am proud to serve such prestigious organization and follow in the footsteps of so many former Chairs, whom I admire.”

For nearly 30 years, Klinedinst has represented a variety of organizations and businesses across a broad range of employment issues, including discrimination, harassment, wrongful discharge, wage and hour claims, VOSH/OSHA citations, unfair labor practices, grievance arbitration, and covenants not to compete.  Additionally, she advises employers on preventative measures such as handbooks and policies, legal compliance, and union avoidance.

Klinedinst is listed as a Best Lawyers in America® in Employment Law-Management & Labor Law-Management, Virginia Business Magazines’ Legal Elite, a Virginia Super Lawyers Super Lawyer, and among Virginia Living Magazine Women In The Law 2017.  In 2016, she became a Fellow of the Virginia Law Foundation.