I’m Lisa Bertini

Employment Law & Workplace Discrimination Specialist

I provide creative, efficient solutions to complex employment issues every day.

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Employment Law

We explain employee rights in the workplace and help evaluate whether employers have violated the law.

Workplace Harassment

Many employees struggle at the receiving end of harassment due to their race, sex, or other protected class status.

Employment Law

We represent executives and other high-level employees in wage payment litigation to recover unlawfully withheld severance pay…

Sexual Harassment

We litigate cases on behalf of employees who have experienced discrimination including cases on behalf of female executives in Equal Pay…

Workplace Discrimination

Workplace discrimination is a distressing reality that many employees face on a daily basis, despite state and federal protections.

Workplace Harassment

A place of work is a place where employees should be allowed to conduct their responsibilities in a productive and welcoming environment…

What Is Workplace Discrimination?

You may be familiar with the word “discrimination.” But do you know what it really means? And do you understand how it applies in the context of your job?

To “discriminate” against someone means to treat that person differently, or less favorably, for some reason. Discrimination can occur while you are at school, at work, or in a public place, such as a mall or subway station. You can be discriminated against by school friends, teachers, coaches, co-workers, managers, or business owners.

What Is Sexual Harassment?

The EEOC has defined sexual harassment in its guidelines as:

Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when:

  • Submission to such conduct is either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual’s employment, or
  • Submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as a basis for employment decisions affecting such individual, or
  • Such conduct has the purpose of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working environment.


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The best workplace lawyer in town

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Julian Facenda
1/05/2022 - Google

Ms. Bertini is a bright, articulate and straight-forward communicator. I contacted her for a second opinion on a severance... read more

10/07/2021 - Avvo

Thorough and direct After enduring 8 months of extreme job stress and a forced resignation, I sought Ms. Bertini's advice and counseling on... read more

6/29/2021 - Avvo

A wonderful attorney Lisa Bertini worked with me concerning a complicated contract dispute. She was clear and focused on helping me achieve my... read more

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I am about as thorough as it gets; always measuring twice to cut once. I vetted and met with two... read more

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Lisa is amazing! Lisa and her team were incredible to work with. She was very thorough with my employment discrimination claim, very communicative,... read more

About Me

Lisa A. Bertini practices at the boutique employment firm of Bertini Law, P.C., in Virginia Beach, and specializes in employment discrimination work. She earned her J.D. from William & Mary Law School and her B.A. from Georgetown. During the first half of her career she represented only employers and companies in employment litigation. Once she opened her own firm she began to specialize in representing employees.
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Bertini Law Firm

1055 Laskin Road
Suite 100
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

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