Norfolk Employment Law Attorneys – Protecting the Rights of Employees

Ervin Jewett, P.C. is dedicated to protecting Virginia workers’ rights in Norfolk, Virginia Beach and throughout Virginia.  With more than 50 years of collective experience handling employment related cases, our virginia employment attorneys know just how difficult it can be to stand up to an employer’s unjust or illegal actions.  Whether you have been wrongfully terminated, sexually harassed, or  the wheels have been placed in motion to remove you from your federal or private sector job, our firm aims to level the playing field between workers and employers.  We will carefully guide you through the legal process and vigorously advocate for your rights every step of the way.

Our job is to protect yours. Our Virginia employment lawyers have the knowledge and experience necessary to represent workers in a diverse scope of employment law matters.

We are a skilled legal team of virginia employment lawyers that knows what it takes to achieve success for our clients for both federal and virginia labor law cases – dedication, focus and exceptional legal representation at every stage of game.

At Ervin Jewett, P.C. we believe in doing things right the right way.  This means our workplace attorneys will meticulously prepare your case and provide you with personalized service throughout the entire course of our representation.  Since we are a small and highly focused team, we are selective about the cases that we take on.  This ensures every legal matter at our firm receives the time and attention it – and you – deserves.  We know that you are counting on us and we are prepared to put forth our best effort to secure a winning result in your case.

Attorney Spotlights


With 40 plus years of experience, Reid Ervin has represented employees and managers on virtually every level of the company hierarchy across nearly every industry in the region.  For his work in the field of labor and employment law, Attorney Ervin has been recognized as both a Virginia and Hampton Roads Region Super Lawyer and as a Virginia Legal Elite.


"Josh is very intelligent and comes across with knowledge of the law, that wasn't questionable at our time in court when it counted the most."

– Albert Brennell

"When I thought I had no options, they came up with one and it worked. "

– James Cain

“Every encounter with Ervin Jewett was like I was the single most important client they had.”

– Jack Workman

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Practice Areas

Ervin Jewett, P.C. offers a wealth of experience in all types of employment law matters.  Our Norfolk and Virginia Beach area firm represents workers, managers, executives and professionals, and federal, state and city employees who have been mistreated in the workplace.  We also counsel and advise clients in education and school law cases, including special education matters.   Whether you work on a construction site or in a corner office, have just started you career or supervise hundreds of employees, our firm is prepared to handle your case.

News & Blog

Welcome to Our Blog

February 17, 2015

Welcome to our website and blog. We represent employees holding positions on all parts of the career ladder across the broad spectrum of industries in the Hampton Roads area....

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When are You Entitled to a Leave of Absence by Law?

February 17, 2015

If your child has the flu and you need time off from work to care for him, can your employer deny your absence request? Does it make a difference if you have sick or personal...

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How Do You Know if You Have Been Terminated Illegally in Virginia?

January 22, 2015

Virginia adheres to the Employment At-Will doctrine, which means that a Company in the private sector may discharge an employee for any reason, or no reason at all, so long a...

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$385K Settlement for Portsmouth Fire Captains

December 22, 2014

A federal judge in Norfolk, Virginia approved a total settlement exceeding $500,000 for a group of 29 current and retired Fire Captains for the City of Portsmouth owed overti...

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Norfolk, VA 23510

Phone: 757-624-9323
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