Jeffrey L. Rhodes, (Partner) admitted to bar: Virginia, 1999; District of Columbia, 2001; Maryland, 2006; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 2000; U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, 2000; U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 2002; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 2004; U.S. Supreme Court, 2004; U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 2007.
Education: Washington & Lee University, J.D., cum laude (1999); George Washington University, B.A., summa cum laude (1996); Dean’s List; Phi Delta Phi; National Moot Court Team; Recipient: Alice Douglas Goddard Award; Outstanding Academic Achievement Award; Finalist, Moot Court Competition, 1997;
Author: Author: “Changes by Obama Will Reshape Labor Law,” Virginia Lawyers Weekly, November 17, 2008; “Expedited Review of Temporary Injunctions,” Virginia Lawyers Weekly, Vol. 22, No. 16, September 24, 2007; “Responding to Job Reference Requests,” Atlantic Coast In-House, January 2007; “Keeping Up With Noncompete Law in Virginia,” Virginia Lawyers Weekly, Vol. 21, No. 16 (Sep. 25, 2006); Virginia Wage and Hour Handbook, Virginia Chamber of Commerce, 2005. Continuing Legal Education Lecturer: “Business Law Best Practices,” Arlington County Bar Association, March 12, 2009; “Electronically Stored Information: Computer Data Issues in Litigation,” Arlington County Bar Association, September 18, 2008.
Member: Arlington County (Continuing Legal Education Committee) and Fairfax Bar Associations; Society for Human Resource Management, 2004—.
Reported Cases: Allen F. Johnson & Associates, LLC v. Port Security International, LLC, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9761 (E.D. Va. Feb. 5, 2009); Rizkalla v. Engineering Management & Integration, Inc., 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 96055 (E.D. Va. 2006), aff’d, 2007 U.S. App. LEXIS 7103 (4th Cir. 2007); United Government Security Officers of America, Int’l Union v. Special Operations Group, 436 F. Supp. 2d 790 (E.D. Va. 2006); Haddad v. IT Industries, Inc., 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 41705, 2006 WL 2435560 (N.D. Ind. 2006); Venugopal v. Shire Lab., 334 F. Supp. 2d 835 (D. Md. 2004), aff’d, 134 Fed. Appx. 827 (4th Cir. 2005); Jacoby v. NLRB, 233 F.3d 611 (D.C. Cir. 2000); State Buildings & Constr. Trades Council v. Cuyahoga County Bd. of Comm’rs, 2001 WL 1152900 (Ohio App. 2001).
Practice Areas: Employment Law; Labor and Employment; Business Law; Business Litigation; Civil Litigation; Government Contracts; Appellate Practice; Civil Rights; Commercial Law; Corporate Law; Litigation.