Roanoke, Va.—Woods Rogers’ Labor and Employment Team and Litigation Practice Team are recognized in the Chambers USA state-wide Virginia rankings. Chambers’ rankings are assessed by evaluating technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.

According to Chambers in-depth client interviews, Woods Rogers’ Labor and Employment team is noted for its “strength in regulatory compliance, discrimination ligation, and government contract work.” This group is the only Chambers-ranked Labor & Employment team in Southwestern Virginia—including Roanoke—and attorney King Tower is ranked as this team’s notable practitioner. His practice ranges from providing labor relations counsel to defending companies against discrimination claims.

Woods Rogers’ Litigation team is recognized in the Litigation: General Commercial category for its “notable trial experience and advising on commercial litigation matters.” Chambers’ list of this team’s areas of expertise includes civil, IP, tort, and product liability disputes. Chambers’ also recognized the team’s growth in industrial equipment and medical device defense work.

Attorneys Mark Loftis, chair of the Litigation Practice Team, and James Jennings are recognized as this team’s notable practitioners. Interviewee comments for Mark Loftis include remarking on his commercial litigation experience defending against product liability and insurance coverage claims. Interviewees commented on James Jennings’ extensive experience in an array of commercial litigation matters in both state and federal courts.

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