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.

News, Analysis & Press

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

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

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

DC Bar, Washington, D.C.

July 15, 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


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

Bar Admission

District of Columbia


  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia