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Employer must show reasons for pay disparity actually used (access required)

Pay Gap_FEA

In an Equal Pay Act case, an employer offering reasons for pay disparities between men and women must show it actually applied those reasons in the wage decision process to avoid liability, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ...

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Crump jumps firms (access required)

A partner’s move means a name change for a downtown Richmond law firm. Beverley L. “Bev” Crump moved from the DurretteCrump Law Firm to work at ThompsonMcMullan, effective Jan. 1. The move led to a change from the DurretteCrump name ...

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Fairfax legislators pick 2 for J&DR judgeships (access required)

Members of the Fairfax County delegation to the General Assembly have selected two attorneys for possible election to seats on the county juvenile and domestic relations bench. The legislators voted Friday to back Maha-Rebekah Abejuela of the county attorney’s office ...

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Fairfax hires Roberts as chief of staff (access required)

Virginia Lt.-Gov.-elect Justin Fairfax has announced the hiring of Virginia attorney Larry Roberts as chief of staff. Both Fairfax and Roberts have said they will leave employment with the Venable law firm as they work for the state. Fairfax’ position ...

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Northam names legal staff (access required)

Gov.-elect Ralph Northam has appointed Richmond attorney Rita Davis as counsel to the governor. Davis is a litigator who has served as a senior assistant attorney general since 2016. As section chief over the OAG trial section, Davis now supervises ...

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