Nicholas H. Hantzes

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Mclean, VA

Hantzes & Associates
 | 1749 Old Meadow Rd., Suite 308
Mclean, VA 22102
Phone: 703-378-5000
Fax: 703-448-4434
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Real Estate: Business (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Nicholas H. Hantzes is the founder and owner of Hantzes & Associates in McLean, Virginia. A highly versatile and top-rated trial lawyer, Mr. Hantzes provides invaluable counsel and support to a diverse range of clients throughout the greater Washington, D.C., Metro and surrounding areas of Virginia who have legal needs involving any of the following practice areas:

  • Commercial law and business disputes
  • Commercial and civil litigation
  • Employment law
  • Corporate law
  • Contracts, partnerships and associations
  • Fraud and securities litigation
  • Unfair competition and trade secrets
  • Insurance coverage disputes
  • Qui tam actions
  • Whistleblower and retaliation actions

Throughout the course of his legal career, Mr. Hantzes has worked hard to develop his reputation as a competent and accomplished attorney who aggressively pursues the most favorable outcomes possible for his clients. Along with maintaining a successful trial practice, he is also highly effective at negotiation, and he strives to help his clients achieve the positive results they expect and deserve in the manner that makes the most sense for their situations, whether that is inside or outside of the courtroom.

Embracing his role as adviser as well as a litigator, Mr. Hantzes delivers the personalized counsel his clients need to make the best-informed decisions regarding their cases. He has a unique ability to get to the heart of his clients' matters in order to address their needs efficiently and help them find the success they seek as cost-effectively as possible. Honored for his success, he has earned top rankings from his peers along with numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 1977 graduate of Lehigh University with a degree in economics, Mr. Hantzes attended Washington and Lee University School of Law, where he served as contributor and executive editor for the Washington and Lee University Law Review.

Mr. Hantzes obtained his Juris Doctor in 1981, and the District of Columbia Bar admitted him to practice the following year. The Virginia State Bar admitted him in 1984, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the Eastern District of Michigan and the District of Columbia, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th, 5th and District of Columbia Circuits.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Employment Litigation
  • 20%Real Estate
  • 20%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
  • 20%Civil Litigation
  • 10%Business Litigation
Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Medical Malpractice, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements


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Super Lawyers: 2020

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About Nicholas Hantzes

Admitted: 1982, Virginia

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Member
  • American Association of Association Executives, Member
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia
  • Virginia, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 2001
  • U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia , 1984
  • Virginia Bar Association, 1984
  • District of Columbia Bar Association , 1982

Educational Background:

  • Washington & Lee University Law School , 1981
  • Lehigh University   BS Economics (major) Philosophy (minor) , 1977
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Office Location for Nicholas H. Hantzes

1749 Old Meadow Rd.
Suite 308
Mclean, VA 22102

Phone: 703-378-5000

Fax: 703-448-4434

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Last Updated: 1/15/2020

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