Burt H. Whitt

Kaufman & Canoles PC

Burt H. Whitt is the Chairman of the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. Burt has extensive experience exclusively representing management in all matters involving the employer-employee relationship.

He routinely represents and counsels employers in wrongful discharge claims, accusations of discrimination or harassment, covenants not-to-compete, and government audits of employment practices.

Burt and his team offer employers one on one counseling as well as management training, including the widely recognized and well-attended Employment Law Update. These proactive measures help employers save time, money and energy by avoiding litigation.


  • Wake Forest University; B.A., magna cum laude, 1974
  • University of Virginia School of Law; J.D., 1978


  • American Bar Association; Labor and Employment Law Section, Litigation Section
  • Virginia Bar Association; Initial member of Governing Council, Chairman of the Labor and Employment Law Section, 1994-1995
  • Virginia Law Foundation; Chairman of CLE Labor and Employment Law Committee, 1996-2005
  • Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association

Representative Matters:

  • Litigated numerous wrongful discharge cases establishing the rights of Virginia employers
  • Handled many covenant not-to-compete cases, including a number of cases that have reached the Virginia Supreme Court
  • Defended employers against claims under federal anti-discrimination laws
  • Defended against attempts to enforce invalid covenants on behalf of new employers


Rate : $$$

What types of cases Attorney Burt H. Whitt & Kaufman & Canoles PC can handle?
Kaufman & Canoles PC can handle cases related to laws concerning Wrongful Death, Sexual Harassment, Employment. We manually verify each attorney’s practice areas before approving their profiles and reviews on our website.
Where is Kaufman & Canoles PC located?
Kaufman & Canoles PC is located at 126 Atlantic St, Norfolk, VA 23514, USA. You can reach out to Kaufman & Canoles PC using their phone line (757) 624.3000. You can also check their website kaufmanandcanoles.com.
How much would it cost to hire Kaufman & Canoles PC?
Burt H. Whitt lawyer charges are specific to each case. However, they work with contingency fees and its ranges from $$ to $$$. They also provide free consultation [and no obligation quotes] if you are interested to hire.
Are Burt H. Whitt reviews trust-able?
We have the ratings and reviews moderation team who checks and verifies every review submitted on our website manually. You can trust all the reviews you see on Burt H. Whitt lawyer profile listing.

Rate and write a review

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Is this your profile?Claim it now.

Make sure your information is up to date.
Kaufman & Canoles PC
126 Atlantic St, Norfolk, VA 23514, USA
Get directions

Brian Orlow

Main Street 71-18
11367 NY US

Lina Stillman

Broadway 42
New York 10006 NY US