Ms. Lopez specializes in employment law, immigration, bankruptcy, traffic defense law, and other complex litigation matters. Before founding the firm, Ms. Lopez worked at Farber Rubin, LLC, and litigated cases at the firm's nationally recognized employment practice.
Ms. Lopez has obtained hundreds of thousands of dollars in recovery or settlements from employers throughout her career. Ms. Lopez is a tenacious litigator and negotiator, as evidenced by her ability to obtain six-figure settlements from the private sector and the government.
She counsels and advises individuals and companies on a wide variety of personnel-related issues, including discrimination and harassment; retaliation; leave and reasonable accommodation under FMLA and ADA; promotion, discipline and termination issues; contract and severance negotiation; compliance with wage and hour laws; non competition agreements, and constitutional civil rights. Ms. Lopez previously practiced employment law in Maryland and Washington, D.C., before deciding to focus serving the clients in Virginia.
Ms. Lopez is a native of Northern Virginia. She is fluent in Spanish. She received her Juris Doctor from Syracuse University College of Law in 1999.
Ms. Lopez is admitted to the bar of the State of Virginia and Colorado, as well as the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia and the Supreme Courts of Virginia and Colorado.
Ms. Lopez served two years as Chair for the Employment Law Section of the Montgomery County Bar Association. She is also a member of the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association and Fairfax County Bar Association.