Patricia Lantzy

Patricia Lantzy is a highly skilled employment and labor attorney, with almost 30 years of experience in both private practice and as senior in-house counsel. Serving as employment counsel to companies across a broad range of business sectors, Trish represents multi-jurisdictional employers of all sizes, from start-ups to the Fortune 500. Focusing on problem prevention and early resolution of issues, Trish regularly handles the full range of employment matters and counsels her clients on all employment-related issues across the employee lifecycle, including recruitment, hiring, and non-employee work issues; remote and hybrid work arrangements; workplace harmony and leave issues; performance and discipline/discharge; drafting and negotiating employment agreements, including executive compensation, employee secondment, and commission sales plans; reorganizations, reduction in force and group termination; individual employee separation agreements and related negotiations; advising on and responding to post-termination, pre-litigation demands and administrative charges; regulatory compliance review, consulting, and training; drafting and updating corporate policies, codes of conduct, employee handbooks, and compliance manuals.

Trish and her husband live in Glen Allen, Virginia. When not working, she enjoys cooking, competitive gardening (vs. weather, weeds and wildlife), reading history and literary fiction, traveling and adventures with the family.

Key Experience

  • In-House Employment Counsel, UPS Freight (formerly Overnite Transportation; now TForce Freight)
  • Compliance Attorney, seconded to McGuire Woods banking client
  • Attorney, Squire Sanders & Dempsey (now Squire Patton Boggs)
  • Judicial Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D.
  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University, B.A., magna cum laude

Bar Admissions



Supreme Court of Virginia

Supreme Court of Ohio

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio

Professional Memberships & Affiliations

Life Member, U.S. Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference

Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional

Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics

Connect on LinkedIn

Thought Leadership