Nina Ginsberg is Sworn in as President Elect of NACDL

It is with pride and honor that we announce that Nina Ginsberg, one of our founding partners has been installed as President Elect of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL). At the Association’s annual meeting in Miami Beach, FL, on July 29, all new officers were sworn in and officially took on their […]

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Leave under the ADA/FMLA

Dealing with employees on Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) always is tricky. You can incur liability for interfering with an employee’s leave rights as well as for retaliating against an employee for seeking…

Employers Face Uphill Battle Defending Equal Pay Act Claims

Not only must you be vigilant in preventing workplace sexual harassment in the age of #MeToo, but you also may face an uphill battle in defending against gender-based pay discrimination claims under the Equal Pay Act (EPA), according to a new decision from the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Maryland, North Carolina, South […]

Ben DiMuro Named to Virginia Lawyers Inaugural Hall of Fame

DiMuroGinsberg is proud to announce that founder and managing partner, Ben DiMuro, has been selected for inclusion in Virginia Lawyers Media inaugural class of the “Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame”. The Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame honors Virginia lawyers age 60 and older. Criteria for inclusion in the Hall include career accomplishments, contributions to the […]

Four DiMuroGinsberg Attorneys Recognized by Virginia SuperLawyers

We are proud to announce that four of our attorneys will be listed in the 2018 Virginia SuperLawyers publication. SuperLawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in the practice of law and who stand out in their respective practice areas.  Less than 5% of the state’s lawyers receive this honor. Congratulations to our Virginia SuperLawyers: […]

Rigid Leave Policies Can Get You Into Trouble

Recently, United Parcel Service, Inc. (“UPS”) agreed to pay $2 million to end a nationwide disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”). The EEOC had charged UPS with violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) by maintaining an inflexible leave policy, whereby the company fired disabled employees automatically after 12 […]

DiMuroGinsberg Partner Named to Law 360 Advisory Board

We are pleased to announce that DiMuroGinsberg partner, Jonathan R. Mook, has been named to the Editorial Advisory Board of Employment Law 360 – an online newsletter that provides daily legal news and analysis on labor and employment law developments. Law 360 subscribers include each of the top 100 law firms in the U.S., corporate […]

New Developments Affecting Grimm Transgender Lawsuit

Issues involving the rights of transgender individuals continue to be in flux. President Trump’s ban on transgender individuals serving in the U.S. military has been stymied by the courts, and several states have enacted legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity discrimination. Here in Virginia, the efforts of Gavin Grimm […]

Employer to Pay Double Damages in FMLA Suit

When an employee takes leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), the employee is expected to specify a return-to-work date. If the employee fails to come back to work following the leave, as a general matter, the employer may terminate the wayward employee. However, employers must be careful about acting too swiftly. The […]

Avoiding ADA Accommodation Mistakes

There continues to be an increase in workplace accommodation requests by individuals with disabilities. Where a disabled individual requests a workplace accommodation, the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) requires employers to respond to the request and attempt to accommodate an individual’s disability. Recently, DiMuroGinsberg partner, Jonathan R. Mook, was quoted in an article in the […]