Tyler S. Laughinghouse’s practice focuses on labor and employment law, including counseling, litigation and regulatory advice. Tyler has developed an extensive wage and hour practice, defending clients in nationwide class action lawsuits under the FLSA and state overtime laws.
He also has significant experience handling employment discrimination cases, reviewing and drafting employee applications and handbooks, and counseling employers on their obligations under various state and federal employment and traditional labor laws.
Tyler also has experience with traditional labor law matters, including successfully representing employers in labor arbitrations, serving as strike counsel during a lockout, assisting employers with employee assessments during union campaigns, and advising employers of their rights and obligations under the NLRA.
Prior to joining to the firm, Tyler served as a law clerk to the Honorable Jackson L. Kiser of the US District Court for the Western District of Virginia. Tyler also served as a student intern for the US Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Virginia, where he tried over a dozen petty criminal offenses in Federal Magistrate court.
Tyler is admitted to practice before the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the US District Court for the Western District of Virginia and the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.
JD, Washington and Lee University School of Law, cum laude, 2012
BA, Government and Psychology, University of Virginia, 2009