Employment, Fraud
& Personal Injury Attorney

Serving Clients in Virginia Beach, Hampton Roads, Washington D.C. & Throughout the U.S.

A trial lawyer with more than 20 years of experience, James H. (Jamie) Shoemaker, Jr., is an experienced advocate for individuals who need legal representation in cases involving:

- Employment law, such as sexual harassment or retaliation cases
- Fair Labor Standards Act, such as wage and hour violation cases
- False Claims Act, whistleblower cases

Mr. Shoemaker provides free consultations* for most types of cases: whistleblower, wage and hour, and sexual harassment.

Martindale-Hubbell’s
Highest Rating for
Quality and Integrity

Lawyer of the Year

2021 - Best
Lawyers

Super Lawyers

Ranked Attorney

Our Recent Wins

Jamie represented the successful whistleblower in U.S. ex rel Williams v. Reckitt Benckiser Group (“RBG”) which settled for a total of $1.4 billion dollars in 2019 – at the time it was the largest fraud settlement ever obtained related to the opioid crisis. In 2021, he represented the same client against a Reckitt subsidiary that resulted in an additional $600 million dollar settlement. Though Jamie’s client was the third to file against the Reckitt family of companies, he was the first lawyer to name the London-based parent, RBG. As a result, Jamie’s client was deemed first-filed as to both cases and won a high 8-figure whistleblower award.

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$1.4 Billion

False Claims Act Case

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$600 Million

False Claims Act Case

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$4 Million

Race Discrimination Case

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$3.2 Million

 Wage & Hour Case

Meet Our Attorney

When you hire James Shoemaker, you can expect experienced, results-driven representation for your False Claims Act or employment case. Mr. Shoemaker has litigated more than 70 cases to verdict and settled hundreds through negotiation and mediation.
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From Our Clients

We Are Here for You

For more than two decades, Mr. Shoemaker has sought justice for whistleblowers, victims of fraud and those clients adversely affected by unlawful employment practices such as whistleblower cases, sexual harassment and wage and hour violations wage and hour cases. He has tried over 70 cases to verdict in state and federal courts of record throughout the United States, before arbitration panels, Administrative Law Judges and other forums.

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