Attorney Profile


Cherie Parson works exclusively as an employment attorney and has a unique professional background that has enabled her to work effectively in representing individual employees. She is a Mason Scholar and graduate of George Mason University and attained her Master of Arts degree from The George Washington University. After completing studies focused on human resources and organization development, Ms. Parson pursued a career in human resources focused on employee relations, compensation and benefits plan development, and recruitment.

With an increased interest in the legal framework of employment issues, Ms. Parson attained her law degree from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond. Adding to her interest in employment law, Ms. Parson interned with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and private firms where she gained valuable experience in administrative proceedings, negotiations, and litigation.

As an employment attorney, Ms. Parson provides clients an understanding of their employment rights, empowers them to protect their interests, and advocates on their behalf. She provides counseling, negotiation, and, when necessary, aggressive litigation on an individual and class basis, and is committed to finding the best solutions for her clients in every employment situation. She focuses on helping people not just through legal representation, but also through active involvement in the professional, civic, and educational, developments that affect their work lives.

Ms. Parson has also represented employers in the private sector and utilizes her human resources experiences as a valuable resource in supporting the needs of her clients.

Ms. Parson has been admitted to practice in the following jurisdictions:
• Commonwealth of Virginia
• United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

With a keen focus and proven ability to resolve employee related problems, Ms. Parson is not only passionate, but committed to help those facing challenges in the workplace. Ms. Parson is knowledgeable, balanced in her approach, and positioned to represent you concerning your employment matter.

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Our Firm

Parson Law PLLC enjoys a strong reputation for representing employees, executives and partners in all areas of employment law. From representing senior executives in contract negotiations, to protecting individuals’ civil rights in the workplace, to combating worker exploitation and systemic discrimination through litigation, Parson Law PLLC is solely focused on the field of employment law. We take great pride in our innovative approach to the practice of law and our firm’s focus on protecting and promoting employee rights.


Our Mission

Our primary mission is to provide excellent service to our clients. Our credo in serving our clients is “Working Effectively to Resolve.” Our primary focus is to represent employees.

We choose to represent employees exclusively. In doing so, we influence employers, with their greater resources and power, to treat their employees fairly and reasonably. With a exclusive focus on employee issues, we support and promote policies that advance workplace fairness and employee rights.


Our Philosophy

We recognize that every client deserves our best legal services and to be treated with dignity and respect at every phase of our representation. Of course, that includes courteous treatment during telephone and personal contacts. It also includes keeping promises, returning telephone calls promptly, meeting agreed-upon deadlines, and keeping clients informed of significant developments.

Parson Law prides itself on knowledge of the law, attention to detail and thorough analysis and review of every issue of every case. We bring to each case legal competence, ethics, and professionalism.