Vanessa Vogler defends corporate clients in all aspects of labor and employment law and focuses on advancing clients' business goals and providing practical advice on often complex issues.
Vanessa's experience includes defending employers in individual employment disputes as well as in mutiplaintiff and class action litigation in state and federal courts. She has represented employers against claims arising under 42 U.S.C. § 1981, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and other federal and state labor and employment laws.
In addition, Vanessa advises clients in the contexts of counseling and M&A on various labor and employment matters, such as internal investigations, noncompete agreements, nonsolicitation agreements, severance agreements, independent contractor agreements, human resources policies, and employee handbooks.
While in law school, Vanessa worked in the Virginia Law Innocence Project Clinic, which provides pro bono legal assistance to prisoners in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States who may have been wrongfully convicted.
- University of Virginia (J.D. 2016; Editorial Board, Virginia Journal of International Law; President, Virginia Law Moot Court Team and Virginia Law National Trial Advocacy Team); University of Florida (B.A. summa cum laude in Criminology and French 2012, Honors College; Phi Beta Kappa)
- Georgia and District of Columbia