ThompsonMcMullan Adds Former Labor Commissioner as Director

On October 22, 2013

October 22, 2013

ThompsonMcMullan announced today that Courtney M. Malveaux has joined the firm as a Director.

He brings to the firm a unique background as both a solutions-oriented business attorney and as a regulator. As Virginia’s Labor Commissioner through October 2013, he directed state enforcement of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, Payment of Wage and Minimum Wage law, and a variety of state and federal labor laws. He is a former Assistant Attorney General and a former Deputy Counsel to the Attorney General of Virginia.

In his earlier private practice, Mr. Malveaux represented business clients in the United States and internationally in a variety of business litigation matters. He has a background in construction litigation, and defended property owners in lead and asbestos litigation matters, as well as in premises litigation disputes.  Chris Malone, Managing Director of the firm, said “We are very pleased that Courtney has chosen to join our firm. Through his distinguished service to the Commonwealth and his work in private practice, Courtney has gained valuable experience that will be of great value to our clients, particularly in the areas of employment law, occupational health and safety and government relations.”

“I’ve known many of the attorneys at ThompsonMcMullan for years,” Mr. Malveaux said. “It’s a go-to firm known for high quality work, and I’m delighted to join the team.”

Mr. Malveaux earned his Juris Doctor from the William and Mary School of Law, a M.A. from George Washington University, and his B.A. from the Pennsylvania State University.