Overview

Chuck Trowbridge focuses his practice on occupational safety and health law. He possesses an in-depth understanding of the regulations that apply to safety and health in the workplace and works closely with employers to help them comply with these requirements. He also defends employers against OSHA enforcement actions. For an employer that is the target of an OSHA inspection, he offers representation from the start of the inspection through settlement or litigation.

In addition to his workplace safety and health practice, Chuck regularly advises clients on a wide-range of other employment law issues. As part of his practice, Chuck advises clients on:

  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Workers’ compensation issues
  • Wage garnishment issues
  • Other federal, state, and local employment laws

Outside of the office, Chuck served as a mentor for first-year law students in the Washington, D.C. area while volunteering with the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity. He is also a member of Littler’s “Fun Committee,” where he plans and organizes office events.

Prior to joining Littler, Chuck practiced at another law firm in Virginia where he represented employers in workers’ compensation matters. While in law school, Chuck served as a peer advisor and as president of the Virginia Sports Law Society.

News, Analysis & Press

Virginia OSHA Issues Third Iteration of Emergency

SHRM Online

September 17, 2021

Speaking Engagements

Employment Law Update: 2020 Employment Law Changes You Need to Plan For

Richmond SHRM

February 20, 2020

Education

  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2011
  • B.A., Villanova University, 2007cum laude

Bar Admission

Virginia
District of Columbia
California