Virginia Wooten advocates for clients in federal and state courts throughout North Carolina, where she focuses her practice on civil litigation, with an emphasis on employment law and the defense of businesses and public entities.  Virginia has defended clients in the courtroom, including at trial and arbitration.  In addition, Virginia also serves as an advisor to clients on legal issues arising outside of litigation.

She earned her juris doctor from the University of North Carolina School of Law, where she served as Executive Editor of the North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology and authored the article, “Waiting and Watching in Silence: Closed Captioning Requirements for Online Streaming Under National Association for the Deaf v. Netflix, Inc. and the CVAA.”

While in law school, she clerked for CSH Law, externed for Quintiles, Inc., and interned in the office of the Honorable Stephani W. Humrickhouse of the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of North Carolina.  She has a B.A. in History from Davidson College.

Articles, Presentations, and Publications

  • “Waiting and Watching in Silence: Closed Captioning Requirements for Online Streaming Under National Association for the Deaf v. Netflix, Inc. and the CVAA.” North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology, 2012


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CSH Law Attorneys Participate in 4ALL Statewide Service Day

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Six attorneys from Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (CSH Law) participated in the North Carolina Bar Association’s 10th Annual 4ALL Statewide Service Day on Friday, March 3. The statewide event is sponsored by the North Carolina Bar Association Foundation and the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA).… Read More

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Tips for Hiring Your Seasonal Help

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Stephanie Gaston Poley and Virginia Wooten are featured in the July 2016 edition of At Your Service, the magazine for the North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association. Their article, “Tips for Hiring Your Seasonal Help,” explains the legal issues that must be considered when hiring seasonal staff. … Read More

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Virginia Wooten Serves as Derby Days Co-Chair

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Virginia Wooten, an attorney based in the Charlotte office of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP, served as Co-Chair for the annual Derby Days event hosted by the Young Affiliates of the Mint. The fundraising event will be held May 7 and will feature a live band, lawn games, Mint Juleps, and a live showing of the Kentucky Derby. … Read More

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CSH Law Attorneys Participate in 4ALL Statewide Service Day

Jar of pennies with "Community Give Back" Printed on the side

Eight attorneys from Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (CSH Law) participated in the North Carolina Bar Association’s 9th Annual 4ALL Statewide Service Day on Friday, March 4. The statewide event is sponsored by the North Carolina Bar Association Foundation and the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA).… Read More

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Virginia Wooten Appointed to Young Affiliates Board

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Virginia Wooten has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Young Affiliates of the Mint Museum. Virginia, an attorney in the Charlotte office of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP, will serve a three-year term on the board and has been a member of the organization since 2014.… Read More