Broderick C. Dunn
  • Employment Law, Business Law, Landlord Tenant
  • Maryland, Virginia
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Biography

Broderick Dunn has spent his career helping individuals and small businesses navigate the litigation process, avoid costly disputes, and maneuver through all types of employment issues. Broderick is a leader in the commercial litigation and employment bar and regularly writes and speaks about Virginia’s new employment laws, workplace harassment, workplace assault, social media in the workplace, and business torts. He also regularly appears in state and federal courts and in front of private arbitrators, mediators, and administrative agencies.

After graduating from Williams College with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and American Studies, Broderick obtained his J.D. from Washington & Lee University School of Law in 2007, where he was the recipient of the Claytor Family Endowment Scholarship. Since then, Broderick has practiced law in Virginia and Maryland, representing clients in all types of employment and business matters. He also represents clients in federal courts in the District of Columbia. Broderick is a member of the Executive Committee of the Virginia Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, the Leadership Committee of the Fairfax Bar Association’s Employment Section, and the Northern Virginia Black Attorneys Association.

Outside of the courtroom, Broderick is active in his community. In 2014, he was appointed to the Fairfax County Civil Service Commission. Following his service on the Civil Service Commission, Broderick was appointed as the Braddock District Commissioner on the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority in 2020. Broderick serves as a class agent for Woodberry Forest School’s annual fund. In the spring of 2021, Broderick was elected to serve on Woodberry’s Board of Trustees. Broderick also serves as a 2004 class agent for Williams College’s annual fund. He relishes any opportunity to serve his community, both professionally and personally.

Practice Areas
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Maryland
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Virginia
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4th Circuit
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Court of Appeals of Maryland
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Supreme Court of Virginia
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United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
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United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia
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United States District Court for the District of Columbia
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United States District Court for the District of Maryland
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United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
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United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Braddock District Commissioner
Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority
- Current
Partner
Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC
- Current
Attorney
Sands Anderson PC
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Attorney
Hirschler Fleischer
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Education
Washington and Lee University School of Law
J.D.
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Williams College
B.A.
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Awards
Top Attorney
Arlington Magazine
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
2019, 2020, 2021
Rising Star in Employment Litigation
Super Lawyers
2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Top 100 National Black Attorneys
National Black Lawyers Top 100
Top 40 Under 40
National Black Lawyers Top 100
Legal Elite
Virginia Business Magazine
2019, 2020
Professional Associations
Virginia Bar Association
Member
Current
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Fairfax Bar Association
Member
Current
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National Employment Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Northern Virginia Black Attorneys Association
Member
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
On Batson and Being a Black Lawyer
Ok, Mandatory Vaccination May Be Legal. But is it a Good Idea?
Do Not Let Your Zoom Behavior #Cancel Your Job
Help! I Just Saw My Employee on Television Storming the Capitol. Can I Fire Him?
OnlyFans in the Workplace
High Times in Virginia: What Does the Changing Marijuana Landscape Mean for Employers and Employees?
Workplace Harassment Moves Online: What Does it Mean for Employers and Employees?
DOL is Trying to Make it Easier for Employers to Classify Workers as Independent Contractors
A New Day in the Old Dominion
Virginia Bar Association Journal
Ghosts of Christmas Past: Can Employers Punish Employees for Pre-Employment Conduct in Virginia?
Cook Craig & Francuzenko
Important New Employment Laws in Virginia START NOW
Cook Craig & Francuzenko
Virginia Adopts First Coronavirus Workplace Safety Regulations
Cook Craig & Francuzenko
Landmark Supreme Court Case Holds that Title VII Protects LGBTQ Workers
Cook Craig & Francuzenko
Know Your Rights as You Return to Work
Cook Craig & Francuzenko
Huge Day for Employee Rights in Virginia
Cook Craig & Francuzenko
Virginia Enacts Sweeping Whistleblower Protection Law
Cook Craig & Francuzenko
COVID-19 and the Workplace
Cook Craig & Francuzenko
Natural Hair, Don't Care!
Cook Craig & Francuzenko
Bill to Ban Non-Compete Clauses
Cook Craig & Francuzenko
120 Million Reasons for Executives to Check Their Behavior
Cook Craig & Francuzenko
New Rules for Computing Time Deadlines in the Federal Rules
Docket Call, Vol. 26/No. 3
A Day in the Life
Docket Call, Vol. 26/No. 4
Lilly Ledbetter Act Extends Time for Filing Fair Pay Claims
Virginia Lawyer, Vol. 57/No. 9
Speaking Engagements
Worried About Returning to Work in a Coronavirus World?
CCF Ask Us Anything Zoom Community Meeting
Get Ready for the Ride: The New Employment Laws Effective July 1
Richmond SHRM
Websites & Blogs
Website
Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC Website
Blog
Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC Blog
Contact & Map
Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC
3050 Chain Bridge Rd
#200
Fairfax, VA 22030
Telephone: (703) 865-7480
Fax: (703) 434-3510