Professional Career

Cook-5043I am a managing partner in my Fairfax law firm of Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC.  I am recognized as a leading employment lawyer in Virginia, just completing two terms on the Section Council of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Virginia Bar Association.

Over the last decade I have been recognized numerous times as a leading attorney through selection as a Virginia “Superlawyer,” selectee for Virginia’s “Legal Elite,” and selection to the Washington Post’s “Top Attorney’s” list.  I have lectured and published articles on civil litigation and employment law issues.  For over a dozen years I served as a mediator for the District of Columbia Superior Court and am a past Conciliator for the Fairfax County Circuit Court. I am a former chair of the Employment Law Section of the Fairfax County Bar Association and a regular participant in the Fairfax Bar Association’s pro bono employment law project.