Linda D. Frith

540-725-3360 (D)
540-772-9167 (F)
lfrith@faplawfirm.com
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Martindale-Hubbell® AV Rated

Over the course of her 30 years in practice, Linda Frith has acquired a broad civil litigation experience, helping clients in employment issues and liability disputes. She was listed by Virginia Business Magazine among the Commonwealth’s “Legal Elite,” specializing in employment law and litigation and recognized in 2011 by Virginia Lawyers Weekly in its selection of Influential Women of Virginia.

Underlying her representation of employers is a strong principle of finding the right approach to achieve the employer’s goals. She has successfully represented employers in cases with issues involving the Family and Medical Leave Act, Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act, Title VII, Americans with Disabilities Act, discrimination on the basis of sex, race and ethnicity, wrongful termination, retaliatory discharge, defamation, assault and battery and others.

As an attorney, she has represented employers in state and federal courts across Virginia and in front of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission, Virginia Employment Commission and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. She has also lectured on many occasions on FMLA, Title VII, EEOC and Virginia Workers’ Compensation topics.

In addition, she has handled numerous civil litigation cases for clients involving claims of products liability, defamation, premises liability, trespass and many others.

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Education:

  • College of William and Mary (B.B.A.)
  • Washington and Lee University School of Law (J.D.)

Areas of Practice:

  • Employment & Workplace Law
  • Litigation
  • Workers’ Compensation

Bar Admissions:

  • Virginia Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Honors, Affiliations and Activities:

National:

  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Rated
  • Listed in the 22nd Edition of the Best Lawyers in America, Employment Law – Management and Workers’ Compensation – Employers
  • Listed in the 21st Edition of the Best Lawyers in America, Employment Law – Management and Workers’ Compensation
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in AmericaWorkers’ Compensation
  • Member – American Bar Association

State:

  • Member – Virginia Law Foundation
  • Recognized by Virginia Lawyers Weekly in its selection of Influential Women of Virginia
  • Selected annually as one of Virginia’s Super Lawyers Specializing in Civil Litigation, Virginia Super Lawyers magazine
  • Named as one of Virginia’s “Legal Elite” Specializing in Litigation, Virginia Business magazine
  • Named as one of Virginia’s “Legal Elite” Specializing in Employment Law, Virginia Business magazine
  • Past Chair – Standing Committee on Lawyer Discipline, Virginia State Bar
  • Past member – Sixth District Disciplinary Committee – Virginia State Bar
  • Member – Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Past member – Professionalism Course Faculty – Virginia State Bar
  • Member – Virginia Bar Association

Community Honors, Affiliations and Activities:

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers’ 2015 Roanoke Employment Law – Management “Lawyer of the Year”
  • Vice-chair, Board of Trustees, North Cross School, past chair
  • Member – Board of the Grandin Theatre Foundation
  • Treasurer – Economic Development Authority, City of Roanoke
  • Member – Roanoke Women’s Foundation
  • Member – Law Council, Washington and Lee School of Law
  • Past member – Board of Directors & Executive Committee – The Roanoke Symphony Society
  • Past member – Board of Directors & Executive Committee – United Way of Roanoke Valley
  • Past member – Board of Directors – Roanoke Region, First Citizens Bank
  • Past member – Board of Directors – Roanoke Bar Association
  • Past member – Board of Directors – Total Action Against Poverty
  • Past member – Board of Trustees, Greenvale School
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