Matthew D. Crawford
- Employment Litigation
- Restrictive Covenants
- National L&E Compliance
- Labor Relations
- Labor Arbitration
- J.D., 2001, University of Virginia School of Law
- Notes Editor, Virginia Law Review
- Order of the Coif
- B.A., 1998, University of North Carolina
- With honors and with distinction
- Mangum Medal- Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Oratory
Matt represents employers in all types of employment and labor related disputes, including proceedings in state and federal courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and state anti-discrimination agencies, the National Labor Relations Board, and before labor arbitrators. He has a strong record of successful and cost-effective resolution of cases.
Matt has particular expertise in the field of restrictive covenants. He has assisted numerous clients in drafting effective and enforceable agreements. He also has a strong track record of enforcing those agreements in state and federal court.
In addition to his litigation experience, Matt regularly counsels clients on the full range of labor and employment issues, including union-related matters and compliance with state and federal laws. His extensive experience dealing with unions, including union elections, collective bargaining negotiations, and day-to-day union relations makes him a valuable resource on which companies have come to depend.
Matt graduated from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, with honors and distinction. He then received his law degree from University of Virginia School of Law, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif. Matt also served as Notes Editor for the Virginia Law Review.