Frances P. Dwornik

Frances P. Dwornik: Attorney with Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C.


In addressing employment issues for a client company, Fran Dwornik combines her education and experience with an understanding of the company’s goals, objectives, and values to help them solve problems, ensure compliance with federal, state and local laws, and address personnel matters in a customized way. Fran’s practice focuses on management-oriented representation, compliance counseling, and training. Concentrating on litigation avoidance through strategic planning, creation and review of personnel policies, and training and interactive discussions with clients, she enjoys helping employers manage risk and enhance employee value, recruitment, and retention.

Fran has counseled hundreds of businesses, from small businesses to multi-national companies, as well as national and international trade associations and senior executives on a variety of employment law issues. Working closely with Boards of Directors, C-level executives, General Counsel, and human resource professionals in a wide range of industries, Fran strives to develop a business partnership with clients to assist companies at all stages from hire, through training, disciplinary actions and policy creation, to termination.

Fran has received an AV rating, the highest rating granted by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ for her legal ability and general ethical standards. In 2015, she was named to Virginia Business magazine’s annual “Legal Elite” list.

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employment Defense
  • Management Employment Law
  • Executive Employment Agreements
  • Employment Law Compliance
  • Management EEO Training
  • Personnel Policies
  • Fair Labor Standards Act, Audits and Defense
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Covenants Not To Compete

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
703-218-2123  Phone
703-218-2160  Fax
University Attended:
University of Virginia, B.A., with distinction, 1979
Law School Attended:
Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William & Mary, J.D., 1985
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; 1985, Virginia; U.S. Supreme Court
Fairfax Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section
Virginia Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Reston, Virginia

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