Nicholas Woodfield - The Employment Law Group  P.C.

Nicholas Woodfield

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 202-331-3911

Nicholas Woodfield is a seasoned trial attorney specializing in

civil litigation and appellate advocacy. Washingtonian Magazine

has named him to its “Top Lawyers” list for his representation

of employees in workplace disputes.


Mr. Woodfield focuses his practice on whistleblower claims, wage

non-payment and misclassification claims under the Fair Labor

Standards Act (FLSA), discrimination and retaliation cases, and

qui tam actions. His notable victories for clients include:


•  A $650,000 jury verdict leading to one of the most important

   appellate decisions in Maryland employment law in recent years

•  The first Sarbanes-Oxley Act decision in favor of a

   whistleblower to survive appeal


•    The first Dodd-Frank Act whistleblower retaliation claim to

   survive a motion to dismiss in federal court


•  A federal court decision expanding the protections of the

   FLSA to protect all employees who file reasonable, good-faith

   reports of overtime violations


Mr. Woodfield is president of the Virginia Employment Lawyers

Association, and a frequent media commentator on behalf of

employee rights. His peers have selected him for recognition in

lists including Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers.


Office Location

888 17th Street NW, 9th Floor
Washington, DC 20006
United States

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Individuals (Employment Discrimination)

Other Information

Gender: Male