Jason F. Zellman

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Jason F. Zellman


Jason Zellman focuses his practice in the areas of employment law and commercial litigation. Mr. Zellman has been practicing law since 2008 and has been with the Firm (or one of its predecessors) since 2009. He was made a partner of the Firm in 2017 and managing partner in 2020. Jason enjoys giving a voice to those who have been discriminated against.

Mr. Zellman graduated from the College of William and Mary with a Bachelor of the Arts and obtained his law degree from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law of the College of William and Mary. After law school, Jason clerked for the Honorable Gaylord L. Finch, Jr. of the Fairfax County Circuit Court. He has obtained a $125,000 settlement in an age discrimination case, a six-figure settlement in a sexual harassment case, and a six-figure judgment for a client in a malicious prosecution/abuse of process matter.

Jason is licensed to practice in all courts in the Commonwealth of Virginia and of the District of Columbia, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Among other professional associations and memberships, Mr. Zellman is a member of the Fairfax County Bar Association.

Mr. Zellman has been named by Super Lawyers as a Virginia (2016 – 2018) and Washington D.C. “Rising Star” in the practice areas of employment law.  In 2022, Virginia Lawyers Weekly selected Jason as a Go To Employment Lawyer in Virginia.  Jason was also selected as a Super Lawyer in 2022.

Jason is a native of Cleveland, Ohio. He, his wife, and their two daughters currently reside in Burke, Virginia. In his spare time, Jason enjoys spending time with his daughters.

Practice Areas
  • Appeals
  • Breach of Contract Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Consumer Law
  • Contractor Disputes
  • Employment Law
  • Fraud Claims
  • HOA Disputes & Litigation
  • Landlord & Tenant Disputes
  • Mold Litigation
  • Non-Competition Agreements
  • Severance Negotiations
  • Sexual Harassment/Sexual Assault
  • Title VII Claims
  • The College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, Williamsburg, Virginia
    J.D. – 2008
  • The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
    B.A. (Cum Laude): Government
Bar Admissions
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
Professional Associations Memberships
  • Fairfax County Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • William & Mary Alumni Association
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Reported Decision and Speaking Engagements
  • $125,000 settlement in age discrimination case
  • Six-figure settlement in sexual harassment case
  • Jury verdict for Defendant in breach of contract matter
  • Six-figure judgment for client in malicious prosecution/abuse of process matter
Community Involvement
  • Parishioner at Holy Spirit Catholic Church
  • Active in sports, including softball and golf
  • Member of Fairfax County Democratic Party
  • Lawyer representative on Fairfax County Architectural Review Board
  • Virginia Super Lawyers “Rising Star,” 2016-2018
  • Washington D.C. Super Lawyers “Rising Star”