Nancy N. Delogu defends management in a range of employment disputes, including:

  • Workplace harassment
  • Discrimination
  • Workplace privacy
  • Fitness-for-duty
  • Disability accommodation issues

She regularly appears before federal and state courts and administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and related state and local agencies. She has specific experience with claims involving:

  • Title VII
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act
  • The Older Workers Benefit Protection Act
  • The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act
  • State drug-testing and drug-free workplace laws

She also offers compliance and employment law counseling.

Nancy is a recognized authority on federal and state drug-free workplace and drug-testing issues and has drafted dozens of substance-abuse prevention policies, including Department of Transportation-mandated programs. She also helps DOT-regulated employers comply with regulations and requirements addressing workplace safety and medical certification.  She also counsels clients on implementing reductions-in-force that comply with the federal OWBP and WARN acts and similar state statutes.

Nancy is a frequent presenter and trainer on harassment avoidance, conducting lawful investigations, and drug and alcohol testing. She has testified before the United States Commission of Civil Rights regarding the ADA and substance abuse. She is former counsel and associate director of the Institute for a Drug-Free Workplace.  She is a former adjunct professor at the College of William & Mary's Marshall-Wythe School of Law where she co-taught an introductory course on traditional labor law. She was also an academic representative for West Publishing.

Nancy also is a member of the Steering Committee of the Women's Leadership Initiative.


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News, Analysis & Press

Ask the Attorney: Dress codes, PTO Payout and No-call, No-show

Business Management Daily

July 10, 2019

Ask the Attorney: W-4 form errors and faulty FMLA

Business Management Daily

February 14, 2019

Workplace Drug Abuse

Resort Trades

June 26, 2018

Practice Management: Workplace Drug Use

MedEsthetics Magazine

November 9, 2017

HR Must Manage Merriment at Holiday Parties

Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report

November 16, 2016

DATWA’s Reach Grows

Minnesota Bench & Bar

May 1, 2016

D.C.: Template for ‘Wage Theft Prevention Amendment Act’ Notices Issued

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

March 6, 2015

D.C.: Sick and Safe Leave Act Amendments Take Effect

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

September 29, 2014

As Opioid Use Grows, Employers Fear Safety Risks While Union Seeks Balanced Treatment

Bloomberg BNA Occupational Safety & Health Reporter

July 29, 2014

Minn.: Medical Marijuana Law Will Cloud Employer Drug-Free Workplace Efforts

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

June 3, 2014

Trends in Employee Drug Testing

California Lawyer

March 1, 2007

Nancy Delogu Offers Insight on the Employee Generation Gap

US Dept of State Press Release

May 20, 2006

Ruling Clears Haze Over Pot, Pre-Employment Drug Tests

San Francisco Daily Journal

I Don't Know Why They Picked Me: 10th Circuit Broadens Requirements for Waiving Age Discrimination Claims

Employers Exhale: Supreme Court Medical Marijuana Decision Aids Employer Anti-Drug Program

Speaking Engagements

2024 Mid-Atlantic Regional Employer Conference

Washington, DC

June 21, 2024

2023 Mid-Atlantic Regional Employer Conference

Washington, DC

June 16, 2023

Challenges of Addressing Marijuana & Measuring Impairment in the NJ Workplace

Drugs Don't Work in NJ Webinar

February 9, 2023

2022 Mid-Atlantic Regional Employer Conference

Washington, DC

June 8, 2022

The State of Vaccinations and Testing – A Continued Conundrum

Littler Executive Employer Conference

May 5, 2022

A Practical Primer on Inclusion, Equity & Diversity Programs

Littler Executive Employer Conference

May 4, 2022

Giving It Your Best Shot! COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates and Accommodation Requests

September 17, 2021

Transportation and Logistics Roundtable

June 23, 2021

New Jersey’s Legalization of Marijuana Requires Employers to Amend Policies

Newark, NJ

March 24, 2021

Ask Your Littler Attorney

Tysons Corner, VA

March 17, 2021

Women's Leadership Initiative Open Forum: Maintaining Leadership Presence in a Virtual Workplace

October 8, 2020

Littler's Women's Leadership Initiative Open Forum

August 6, 2020

Virginia’s Emergency Temporary Standard on COVID-19: What You Need to Know

July 21, 2020

Federal Database on Driver Drug and Alcohol Use Goes Live: How to Prepare for the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

November 12, 2019

HR Forum: Conquering the Cannabis Conundrum

Keystone Partners

June 13, 2019

Marijuana Legalization and Workplace Safety

2019 Mid-Atlantic Employer Conference, Bethesda, MD

June 7, 2019

2019 Puerto Rico Conference

San Juan, PR

April 12, 2019

Going Up in Smoke? A Look at U.S. Immigration, Tax and Workplace Issues Arising from the Legalization of Marijuana in Canada

November 28, 2018

From #MeToo to #WhatToDo

2018 Mid-Atlantic Employer Conference, Washington, D.C.

June 5, 2018

Rehab Roundup: Discrimination & Leave Compliance Issues Managing Employees w/Substance Addictions

Littler Executive Employer, Phoenix, AZ

May 3, 2018

Transportation Roundtable

Littler Executive Employer, Phoenix, AZ

May 2, 2018

Littler’s Annual Report on the EEOC: Where We’ve Been and What’s on the Horizon

February 28, 2018

2017 New England Employer Conference

Boston, MA

October 27, 2017

Medical Marijuana Users – a New Protected Class?

July 18, 2017

Pay Equity

2017 Mid-Atlantic Employer Conference, Washington, D.C.

June 6, 2017

Pay Equity: Planning for Change

2017 Mid-Atlantic Employer

June 6, 2017

Weed and Work: Are Marijuana Users the Newest Protected Class?

The 2017 Executive Employer® Conference

May 11, 2017

Transportation Industry Roundtable

The 2017 Executive Employer® Conference

May 10, 2017

2016 Mid-Atlantic Employer Conference

Washington, DC

June 7, 2016

Employment and Labor Forum: Equal Pay Laws and Developments

Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)

May 12, 2016

Legalized Marijuana and the Future of the Drug-Free Workplace

The 2016 Executive Employer® Conference, Scottsdale, AZ

May 5, 2016

How to Juggle While Balancing: What You Can Do to Create a More Lifestyle-Friendly Environment

The 2016 Executive Employer® Conference

May 4, 2016

Running the Federal and State Gauntlet: Surviving Expanding ADA, FML A, and Paid Sick Obligations

2015 Mid-Atlantic Employer Conference

Littler Mendelson, Washington D.C.

June 25, 2015

Medical Marijuana in the Workplace: What Employers and Employees Must Know

April 16, 2015

Webinar: Ask the Attorney Q&A

October 8, 2014

Recent Developments in Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank, and False Claims Act Whistleblower Retaliation and Litigation

DC Bar, Washington, D.C.

July 15, 2014

New Challenges Avoiding Claims of Age Discrimination: How Generation X Bosses Manage an Aging Workforce

June 18, 2014

The EEOC's Expanded Agenda and Systemic Initiative: What Employers Can Expect During the Coming Year

The 2012 Executive Employer® Conference

Littler Mendelson, Scottsdale, AZ

May 10, 2012

Healthfully Legal: Keeping Your Wellness Program Healthy in a Changing Legal Environment

Healthiest Employer Event - Washington Business Journal

September 22, 2011

Designing Workplace Testing Policies for Multi-State Compliance: Do All the Puzzle Pieces Fit?

January 28, 2010

Compliance Solutions from the Boardroom to the Courtroom

April 26, 2007

Women's Bar Leadership Summit

March 2, 2006


  • J.D., College of William & Mary, 1994
  • B.A., Tufts University, 1988cum laude

Foro di appartenenza

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  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit
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  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia