Linda Gillen Appointed as Deputy Commissioner

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[Richmond, VA] - The Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission announces the appointment of Linda M. Gillen as Deputy Commissioner. Deputy Commissioner Gillen will serve as an administrative law judge for evidentiary and on-the record hearings under the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act. She will hold hearing dockets in Richmond.

Ms. Gillen was appointed to serve as Deputy Commissioner on January 10, 2017. She is a graduate of Marietta College and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Prior to joining the Commission, Ms. Gillen spent over 23 years representing employers and insurance carriers in Virginia, Pennsylvania and Illinois, both in private practice and as in-house counsel.

The Commission is pleased to announce and welcome this highly experienced attorney to serve as Deputy Commissioner in the agency.