FortneyScott is a Washington, DC-based law firm counseling and advising clients on the full spectrum of workplace-related matters. The firm has been recognized, both nationally and locally, as one of the leading management employment law firms in the highly prestigious “Best Law Firms” from 2011 to 2021 by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. The firm offers clients unparalleled experience and expertise by its attorneys, who formerly held senior positions at the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and other government agencies, in corporate and Congressional legal staffs, in major law firms, and who served as a judge on an international tribunal. FortneyScott represents clients in agency enforcement matters and rulemakings, administrative hearing, and litigation matters, including mediation and arbitration.
FortneyScott’s clients include companies in diverse industries and fields, including aerospace and national defense; building product suppliers; chemicals and polymers; delivery and express transportation international services; energy and petroleum refining; energy production and distribution; financial, banking, lending and mortgage industries; food distribution; health care; higher and public education; information technology and government contracting and support services in many fields; law firms and professional service providers; newspaper, internet news and entertainment; office suppliers and retail stores; paper and pulp production; rail and air carriers; telephone and telecommunications; trade associations and not-for profit organizations; and, travel related services. Our clients range from Fortune 50 companies to small start-up companies.
Our practice focuses on employment discrimination, wage and hour, pay equity and traditional labor matters, with a focus on federal agencies and government contracting. We represent clients before government enforcement agencies governing the workplace, including the DOL, EEOC and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and on matters ranging from the routine to a wide array of workplace-related crisis situations. Our attorneys have significant experience in Wage and Hour compliance; federal contractors’ affirmative action and nondiscrimination obligations that are enforced by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP); pay equity and affirmative action plan preparation and OFCCP defense; investigation and resolution of EEO and harassment, Sarbanes-Oxley and other workplace claims; and related training and compliance programs.
Additionally, we counsel and represent both employers and executives in domestic and international employment and compensation matters, including negotiating, revising and reviewing employment, compensation, option, and severance agreements; and consulting and related service agreements.
Finally, we have an international practice that includes dispute resolution, arbitration and serving in a judicial role as the U.S. Member of the United Nations Administrative Tribunal in Geneva and New York; as well as counseling foreign-based clients on complying with U.S. workplace laws, and advising and assisting U.S. employers in expanding outside the U.S.
FortneyScott is a Woman-Owned Business.
Many of our clients appreciate that FortneyScott is a woman owned business, which helps clients meet their corporate diversity contracting goals while maintaining the highest level of professional services.
All breach notification requirements are complied with according to DC Code 28-3851.