Virginia Wooten

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Biography

Virginia advocates for clients in courtrooms throughout North Carolina, where she focuses her practice on civil litigation defense. She is passionate about helping clients resolve matters constructively and advising clients on minimizing risk before litigation arises.

She concentrates her practice in the areas of employment and municipal law before federal and state courts and agencies, as well as handling a variety of premises liability issues, including safety and security related issues, for public entities, non-profits, and private companies. She has defended public entities in lawsuits involving claims of wrongful termination, discrimination, and constitutional violations in federal and state courts. She has represented public officials and police officers in various claims of constitutional violations, and has defended various types of premises liability claims for public and private companies. In addition, she has handled appeals to the North Carolina Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of North Carolina, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Virginia was recognized as a 2019 “North Carolina Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. No more than 2.5% of lawyers in the state are eligible to receive this recognition.

She earned her juris doctor from the University of North Carolina School of Law, where she served as Executive Editor of the North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology. She has a B.A. in History from Davidson College.

Articles, Presentations, and Publications

•“Peeling Back the Label: Current Trends in False Labeling Claims,” In-House Defense Quarterly, Spring 2018
•“Tips for Hiring Your Seasonal Help,” At Your Service, July 2016
•“Waiting and Watching in Silence: Closed Captioning Requirements for Online Streaming Under National Association for the Deaf v. Netflix, Inc. and the CVAA.” North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology, 2012

Accomplishments

•NC Super Lawyers Rising Star - Civil Litigation (2019)

Most Recent Posts

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21 Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog Attorneys Named to 2019 North Carolina Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Today Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (CSH Law) proudly announced that 21 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 North Carolina Super Lawyers and 2019 North Carolina Rising Stars lists....

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CSH Law Attorneys Published in DRI Publication

Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (CSH Law) attorneys were recently featured in the Spring 2018 edition of In-House Defense Quarterly. The article, “Current Trends in Handling False Labeling Claims,” discusses legal issues surrounding labeling of food items....

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CSH Law Attorneys Participate in 4ALL Statewide Service Day

Attorneys from the offices of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (CSH Law) participated in the North Carolina Bar Association’s 11th Annual 4ALL Statewide Service Day on Friday, March 2....

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Virginia Wooten to Serve on Charlotte Chamber Board of Directors

Virginia Wooten, an attorney based in the Charlotte office of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP, has been elected to serve on the Charlotte Chamber’s Board of Directors Class of 2020. Virginia’s term began Jan. 1, 2018 and ends in 2020.
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Virginia Wooten Elected Vice President of Young Affiliates of the Mint Museum

Virginia Wooten, an attorney in the Charlotte office of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP, has been elected Vice President for the Board of Directors of the Young Affiliates of the Mint Museum. Virginia will serve as Vice President for a one year term before becoming President in 2018. The Young Affiliates of the Mint Museum is the longest running young professional group in Charlotte, North Carolina, and supports the Mint Museum through a variety of social, cultural, leadership, and fundraising activities and events....

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CSH Law Attorneys Participate in 4ALL Statewide Service Day

Six attorneys from Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (CSH Law) participated in the North Carolina Bar Association’s 10th Annual 4ALL Statewide Service Day on Friday, March 3. The statewide event is sponsored by the North Carolina Bar Association Foundation and the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA)....

Result

Summary Judgment Granted in Action Against Real Estate Agents

Russ Racine, Virginia Wooten, and Meredith FitzGibbon obtained Summary Judgment for a North Carolina real estate agent and her employer...

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Tips for Hiring Your Seasonal Help

Stephanie Gaston Poley and Virginia Wooten are featured in the July 2016 edition of At Your Service, the magazine for the North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association. Their article, “Tips for Hiring Your Seasonal Help,” explains the legal issues that must be considered when hiring seasonal staff. ...

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Virginia Wooten Serves as Derby Days Co-Chair

Virginia Wooten, an attorney based in the Charlotte office of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP, served as Co-Chair for the annual Derby Days event hosted by the Young Affiliates of the Mint. The fundraising event will be held May 7 and will feature a live band, lawn games, Mint Juleps, and a live showing of the Kentucky Derby. ...

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CSH Law Attorneys Participate in 4ALL Statewide Service Day

Eight attorneys from Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (CSH Law) participated in the North Carolina Bar Association’s 9th Annual 4ALL Statewide Service Day on Friday, March 4. The statewide event is sponsored by the North Carolina Bar Association Foundation and the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA)....

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Virginia Wooten Appointed to Young Affiliates Board

Virginia Wooten has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Young Affiliates of the Mint Museum. Virginia, an attorney in the Charlotte office of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP, will serve a three-year term on the board and has been a member of the organization since 2014....

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CSH Law Attorneys Participate in 4ALL Statewide Service Day

Eleven attorneys from Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (CSH Law) participated in the North Carolina Bar Association’s 8th Annual 4ALL Statewide Service Day on Friday, March 6. ...

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Virginia Wooten Joins CSH Law Charlotte

CSH Law announced that Virginia Wooten joined its Charlotte office, general liability practice group with an emphasis on municipalities and public entities....

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Business Disputes & Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Municipalities & Public Entities
  • White Collar & Criminal Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(704) 940-3401  Phone
(704) 831-5549  Fax
www.cshlaw.com/virginia-wooten
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 30787, Charlotte, NC 28211
University Attended:
Davidson College, B.A., History, 2008
Law School Attended:
University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2014
Year of First Admission:
2014
Admission:
2014, U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina; 2014, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina; U. S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit; 2014, U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina; 2014, North Carolina
Memberships:

Community Involvement

•Charlotte Chamber, Class of 2020 Board of Directors
•DRI, Member
•Professional Liability Underwriters Society (PLUS), Member
•Young Affiliates of the Mint Museum, President of the Board of Directors (2018-2019); Board of Directors (2015 - 2017)
•Mecklenburg County Bar Association, Member
•NCBA, Member
•North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology, Executive Editor (2013-2014)

Birth Information:
1981
ISLN:
918956468
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard

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