Ms. Queen, our Senior Associate, is dedicated to employment law. After earning her bachelors degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Ms. Queen earned her law degree from Syracuse University College of Law, graduating with cum laude honors. She began her career with the New York Attorney General’s Office, winning a competitive position as a legal intern. She then interned with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of New York. Joining the Lawrence and Associates Employment Law Team in 2002, she has since represented clients before the Department of Health Professionals, Merit Systems Protection Board, U.S. District Court, Commonwealth of Virginia Court, EEOC Administrative Hearings and Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Queen was recently recognized by Virginia Lawyers Weekly for winning a 3.7 million dollar verdict, the 4th largest verdict in Virginia in 2016.
She represents clients in a range of employment law cases, including but not limited to:
- Background checks
- VEC hearings
- FMLA and Disability Discrimination
- Retirement Benefits
- Wrongful Termination
- Professional Licenses
She has been admitted to practice in the following jurisdictions:
- Commonwealth of Virginia
- United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
- Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
American Bar Association
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
National Employment Lawyers Association
“The Family Medical Leave Act: Employees’ and Employers’ responsibilities to ensure compliance,” VTLA Journal. Summer 2005.