Honors & Awards

Chambers

2021

Chambers

Chambers, a renowned legal directory, assesses lawyers and law firms all over the world through extensive research and interviews. It is considered by many to be one of the most difficult legal rankings for which to be selected. In 2021, two attorneys from The Employment Law Group® law firm joined the prestigious ranks.

Recognized attorneys:

Adam Augustine Carter  |  R. Scott Oswald  

Northern Virginia Magazine Best Lawyers

2019-2020

Northern Virginia Magazine Best Lawyers

In its December 2020 issue, Northern Virginia magazine recognized Scott Oswald and Nick Woodfield on the “Top Lawyers” list, which highlights lawyers in Northern Virginia and D.C. Honorees are selected based on nominations from other lawyers in the area. Mr. Carter was previously recognized.

Recognized attorneys:

R. Scott Oswald  |  Nicholas Woodfield  |  Adam Augustine Carter  

Washingtonian Top Lawyers

2013-2014, 2017-2020

Washingtonian Top Lawyers

In its December 2020 issue, Washingtonian magazine named TELG’s Scott Oswald to its closely watched list of “Top Lawyers” for his representation of employees against corporations. Mr. Woodfield has previously been recognized on the list.

Recognized attorneys:

R. Scott Oswald  |  Nicholas Woodfield  

Lawdragon 500

2018-2021

Lawdragon 500

Since its first list in 2018, the well-known legal media company Lawdragon has recognized TELG attorneys as some of the nation’s top 500 plaintiff’s employment lawyers. Six TELG principal attorneys are among the elite based on “the views of peers and competitors.”

Recognized attorneys:

R. Scott Oswald  |  Adam Augustine Carter  |  Tom Harrington  |  Kellee Boulais Kruse  |  Michael Vogelsang  |  Nicholas Woodfield  

Best Law Firms

2014-2022

Best Law Firms

For the ninth year in a row, The Employment Law Group® law firm has been selected by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers for inclusion in their listing of “Best Law Firms.” The publications have said that the firm’s ranking — for employment law and litigation in Washington, D.C. — “signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.”

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Super Lawyers

2012-2021

Super Lawyers

Since 2012, attorneys from The Employment Law Group® law firm have been recognized by Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters. In the most recent survey, four of TELG’s 13 attorneys were honored — and two attorneys, Adam Carter and Scott Oswald, were listed among the Top 100 Super Lawyers in Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers chooses its “outstanding attorneys” via a patented process that combines peer evaluations with independent research. About 5% of practicing lawyers in the U.S. are selected each year, with a smaller number recognized as “Rising Stars.” Three TELG attorneys have been recognized as Rising Stars.

Recognized attorneys:

Adam Augustine Carter  |  Nicholas Woodfield  |  R. Scott Oswald  |  Tom Harrington  |  Kellee Boulais Kruse  |  Michael Vogelsang  

Best Lawyers

2013-2022

Best Lawyers

The Best Lawyers in America is an annual peer-reviewed guide to the country’s top legal talent, based on “the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues.” Since its 2013 edition, this prestigious guide has listed attorneys from The Employment Law Group® law firm. In the most recent survey, three of TELG’s 13 attorneys were honored.

Recognized attorneys:

Adam Augustine Carter  |  Nicholas Woodfield  |  R. Scott Oswald