Brandon H. Elledge is a partner in Holland & Knight's Tysons office. Mr. Elledge practices in the areas of commercial litigation and employment counseling. He regularly appears before state and federal courts in and outside of Virginia on business- and employment-related disputes and has tried several cases first chair. Mr. Elledge's litigation practice includes the representation of companies (government contractors and technology firms, among others) seeking to enforce restrictive covenants and claims against employees and other parties, such as trade secret theft, conspiracy, breach of fiduciary duty and computer-related offenses. Mr. Elledge also represents companies in the defense of such business tort and other intellectual property claims, as well as in the defense of alleged violations of non-compete, non-solicitation and non-disclosure agreements.
Mr. Elledge represents businesses in a variety of disputes involving mergers and acquisitions, shareholder and indemnity claims, breach of contract and breach of representations, as well as warranties, fraud, defamation and negligence. His counseling practice involves several aspects of employee hiring, movement and terminations. Based on this experience, Mr. Elledge further assists and advises companies with employment and potential litigation matters, such as the negotiation of executive employee agreements, covenants not to compete and other restrictive covenants, the exempt/non-exempt (overtime) status of employees and investigation of discrimination claims and charges.
Mr. Elledge is the professional responsibility partner for the firm's Tysons office. He also serves on the board of directors of the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia and is a member of its Loudoun County Impact Fund.