Sean M. Gibbons


Sean M. Gibbons

Law Offices


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Mr. Gibbons is the founding member of the Richmond office of Roth Jackson. He defends employers in administrative and litigation matters arising out of claims of race, sex, age, religion and disability discrimination, as well as claims filed under the FLSA, the FMLA and ERISA. Mr. Gibbons also represents clients in covenant not to compete and trade secret cases.

In addition to litigation, Mr. Gibbons advises clients on numerous employment related issues in order to develop and implement practical employment policies and procedures for his clients. Mr. Gibbons also provides compliance training to employers in all areas of labor and employment law, including anti-harassment training, workplace complaints and investigations, hiring and interviewing, wage and hour, and discipline and discharge. Additionally, Mr. Gibbons also conducts workplace investigations stemming from internal or external complaints.

Mr. Gibbons also provides guidance to clients involved in business acquisitions. In connection with these transactions, he reviews and drafts employment and restrictive covenant agreements and assists clients with various employment issues which may arise during such transactions.

Mr. Gibbons is consistently recognized as one of Virginia’s “Legal Elite” by Virginia Business magazine and as a “Super Lawyer” by Virginia Super Lawyers magazine. In 2012 and 2013, Mr. Gibbons was recognized as one of the “Top 100 Lawyers In Virginia” and in 2012 as one of the “Top 50 Lawyers in Richmond” by Virginia Super Lawyers magazine. He is also listed in Best Lawyers in America for Labor & Employment Law.


St. John’s University School of Law (J.D., 1994)

Fairfield University (B.A., 1991)

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Awards & Honors

Virginia Super Lawyers magazine – Top 100 Lawyers in Virginia – 2012, 2013 and Top 50 Lawyers in Richmond – 2012
Virginia Super Lawyers magazine – Super Lawyer – 2009-2023
Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Stars magazine – Rising Star – 2007 and 2008
Virginia Business magazine – Legal Elite – 2000-2023
Best Lawyers in America for Labor & Employment – 2010-2023

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Bar Admissions

Virginia State Bar
District of Columbia Bar
New York State Bar

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