March 19

Jury finds retaliation in lifeguard bias case

A federal court jury this week awarded $17,500 in damages to a former employee of the Virginia Beach Lifesaving Service after finding the woman was fired for filing a discrimination complaint, the woman’s attorney said. Former lifeguard Robin Lang was able to show that the lifesaving service retaliated against her by firing her after she filed a gender discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, said attorney Lisa A. Bertini, who represented Lang. Hear from Robin herself…click here
March 14

Local lawyer discusses Facebook privacy

Some employers are demanding applicants hand over their Facebook password as part of a background check. But is this legal? spoke with Norfolk Attorney Lisa Bertini who said it is “potentially a violation of a general privacy right.”
February 1

Virginia Fellow Lisa A. Bertini Elected to the Fourth Judicial Circuit on the Virginia State Bar Council

Recently Lisa A. Bertini, was elected by her colleagues to represent the Fourth Judicial Circuit on the Virginia State Bar Council. As a shareholder and President of Bertini & Hammer, PC in Norfolk Ms. Bertini practices employment law, contract litigation and personal injury. While she represents both plaintiffs and defendants, she primarily has a very small but very busy plaintiffs’ practice.