Ellen J. Vance
Counsel
Charleston, WV
office 304.357.4474
mobile 304.545.0522
  • Overview
  • Services
  • Distinctions
  • Admissions
  • Memberships
  • Publications & Presentations
  • Resources
  • Results

Ms. Vance’s primary areas of practice are labor and employment law and litigation.

Education

  • Queens College, B.A. in Communications, magna cum laude, 1998
  • West Virginia University, J.D., 2001

Experience

  • Defending employment discrimination actions before the West Virginia Human Rights Commission
  • Defending employment discrimination actions before West Virginia state and federal courts
  • Advising employers during union organizing drives and elections
  • Advising employers on personnel policies, employee manuals and handbooks
  • Defending general litigation matters
Deliberate Intent Litigation Labor & Employment Law Litigation

Distinctions

  • Listed by West Virginia Super Lawyers as a Rising Star 

Admissions

  • West Virginia State Bar
  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

Publications & Presentations

  • Coauthor, “Sarbanes-Oxley: When Is the Whistle Blown or a Flag Thrown on the Play – An Employer’s View,” (ABA – Section of Labor & Employment Law, Mid-Winter Meeting 2003)
  • Issue Editor, West Virginia Law Review
Spilman SuperVision Symposium Helps Businesses Maximize the Value of Human Capital 21 W.Va.-based Spilman Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers Spilman SuperVision Helps Region’s Largest Employers Manage New Business Uncertainties 26 Spilman Attorneys Recognized by W.Va. & Va. Super Lawyers 28 Spilman Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers Global Chemical Co. Wins Dismissal with Prejudice in Employment Law Matter Employer Secures Dismissal with Prejudice in Wrongful Discharge Matter Global Chemical Company Wins Gender Discrimination Summary Judgment Fortune 500 Client Gets Voluntary Resolution of FMLA and Disability Discrimination Suit Summary Judgment of Class Action Claims for Multi-State Grocery Store Retaliation Claim Against Global Chemical Companies Dismissed with Prejudice