Gentry Locke Rakes & Moore, LLP
Roanoke, Virginia OfficeView all offices
SunTrust Plaza, 10 Franklin Road SE, Suite 900
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 40013, Roanoke, VA, 24022-0013
Telephone: 540-983-9300, Toll Free: 866-983-0866 (U.S.)
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Office Hours:Monday: 08:00 AM-05:30 PM
Tuesday: 08:00 AM-05:30 PM
Wednesday: 08:00 AM-05:30 PM
Thursday: 08:00 AM-05:30 PM
Friday: 08:00 AM-05:30 PM
About this office:
Gentry Locke has been providing responsive, client-focused legal services to businesses since 1923. Our success comes from the commitment of our lawyers and staff to work as a team, enabling us to place the needs of our clients first. We make timely and efficient use of new technology in order to be available and responsive when our clients need us, and to easily communicate with referring attorneys and strategic partners. We value the trust and confidence of our clients, and we are dedicated to retaining that confidence through practical solutions and uncommon thinking. This is how we maintain deep, long-lasting professional relationships through even the most difficult issues our clients may face.
We are experienced courtroom trial attorneys who are prepared to try the cases that should be tried, but who also understand the value of alternative dispute resolution techniques. Our transactional attorneys are known for their innovative solutions to complex business matters which involve some of the largest privately-held business in the Southeastern United States as well as publicly-traded companies in Virginia.
Statement of Practice Summary:
General Practice, Administrative, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Appellate, Aviation, Banking and Financial Institutions, Creditor Rights, Business Law, including Corporate, Securities, Mergers and Acquisitions, Civil Rights, Commercial Litigation, Complex Litigation, Construction, Economic Development, Education, Eminent Domain, Employee Benefits, Employment Discrimination for Management, Environmental, ERISA, Estate Planning, Franchise, Government Contracts, Health Care, Insurance, Labor and Employment for Management, Land Use and Development, Litigation, Staffing Industry, Religious Institutions, Mass Tort, Medical Malpractice, Mineral Rights and Natural Resources, Municipal, OSHA, Pension and Benefit Programs, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Professional Malpractice, Public Finance, Real Estate, RICO, Securities Litigation, Suretyship, Tax, Trust and Estates, Technology, Telecommunications, Transportation, White Collar Crime, Workers' Compensation and Zoning.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Round 2: DOL Wins Right to Change Home Health Care Exemption
W. David Paxton, August 28, 2015
Until recently, the Department of Labor (DOL) interpreted the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to exempt from minimum wage and overtime pay those persons who provided “companionship services” (to the aged or infirm)  or were “live-in” domestic workers,  regardless who...
Seeing Double: Temp Agency Employees & the Joint Employer Doctrine
W. David Paxton, August 25, 2015
We recently reported on new Guidance from the Department of Labor regarding its effort to combat what it views as the misclassification of workers as independent contractors, instead of employees. A new court decision makes it clear that even if a worker is correctly designated as an...
Enforcement of Restrictive Covenants in Business Sales
Robert E. Dean, August 24, 2015
When you challenge the enforceability of a restrictive covenants in Virginia, the court is going to apply one of two standards. Either the court will closely scrutinize the restrictive covenant, if it is between an employer and employee, or the court is going to apply a more relaxed standard, if it...
Year Established: 1923
Law Firm Affiliations: ALFA INTERNATIONAL: ALFA International
Attorneys are members of the Roanoke, Virginia and American Bar Associations, Virginia State Bar, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys and ALFA International.