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Virginia’s Go To Lawyers – Workers’ Comp Law: E. Scott Austin

austin_scottE. Scott Austin
Partner
Gentry Locke
Roanoke

Education

BA, University of Richmond
JD, William & Mary School of Law

Best known for:

Workers’ compensation

Signature case:

We represented a client in a Virginia Birth Fund case that resulted in a $21 million FCA settlement.

Most satisfying:

Achieving a good result for people who may not have gotten one otherwise.

Working with clients:

Be honest, above all else. This sets appropriate expectations.

Best career advice:

Work more frequently on the few cases that don’t interest you as much (it resolves them faster).

Looking forward:

The development of the law related to COVID-19 exposure will be interesting.