George W. Ingham

George W. Ingham

Northern Virginia

Email george.ingham@​

Phone +1 703 610 6286

Fax +1 703 610 6200

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

George Ingham represents and counsels clients in a wide range of labor and employment matters. Experienced in deciphering the complex and ever-changing landscape of employment law, he offers guidance that takes his clients' practical needs into account.

George has successfully represented clients in litigation, arbitration, and administrative proceedings. His experience includes providing advice to clients in the areas of discrimination, whistle-blowing, non-competition agreements, background checks, personnel policies and practices, labor and employment laws applicable to government contractors, and labor-management relations. George is especially well-versed in a number of current hot topics in employment law, including paid sick leave laws and "wage-theft" laws.

Prior to joining the firm, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Karen LeCraft Henderson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and the Honorable W. Harold Albritton III of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama. George is a member of the Virginia and District of Columbia Bars.

Education and admissions


J.D., George Mason University School of Law, summa cum laude, 2010

Economics Degree, College of William & Mary, cum laude, 2007

Bar admissions and qualifications


District of Columbia

Court admissions

District of Columbia Court of Appeals

Supreme Court of Virginia

U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit

Related practices

Employment Litigation Services

Related areas of focus


Representative experience

Achieved total dismissal of claim in federal district court on the basis that it was completely preempted by the Labor Management Relations Act.

Achieved total dismissal of a seven-count complaint in Virginia state court on the basis that it was barred by res judicata.

Successfully represented client in settlement of Fair Credit Reporting Act class action.

Successfully represented client in transfer of retiree medical benefits responsibility to a VEBA, including a class action settlement.

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