Benefits Package

The following are snapshots of some of the benefits we provide:


Health insurance is offered through Anthem. Employees may choose to enroll from two plans: Anthem HealthKeepers (POS) or Anthem KeyCare (PPO). Employees become eligible for health insurance the first day of the month following their date of hire. The employee premium is completely paid for by the firm. Prescription coverage is included with both health insurance plans.


The firm offers voluntary dental coverage. Employees may choose to enroll from two plans: CIGNA Dental HMO and Dominion Dental PPO. Coverage begins on the first day of the month following their date of hire.

Vision Insurance

The firm offers voluntary vision benefits through VSP. Employees or family members who wear contacts or glasses will receive significant savings by signing up for the VSP vision plan for a minimal per pay contribution. Users will receive a $150 allowance on contact lens care every 12 months and a $150 allowance on frames every 24 months.

Flexible Spending Accounts

Employees have the option of enrolling in a Medical Flexible Spending Account and/or a Dependent Care Spending Account. These accounts allow employees to defer income, pre-tax, for reimbursement of eligible out-of-pocket medical, dental and dependent care expenses. Employees are eligible to enroll the first of the month after their date of hire.

Short Term Disability

Short Term Disability is provided to employees who are unable to work due to injury or illness. Employees are eligible if they are out of work for 14 consecutive days and are covered at 70% of their weekly earnings up to a maximum.

Long Term Disability

Employees have the option to elect voluntary long term disability, in which benefits begin once short term disability ends and will pay 60% of an employee’s monthly earnings up to $7500.

Life and AD&D

Life insurance and AD&D coverage is provided to employees at no cost. Coverage is for double the value of the employee’s annual salary, up to $100,000. Employees have the option to elect supplemental life insurance for themselves, as well as their dependents, at a minimal cost.

Retirement Plan

Hancock Daniel provides a Retirement Plan which is comprised of a 401k option including a Roth 401k feature and a profit sharing option, through The Principal. Employees are able to join the plan after completing three months of service, enrolling at the first of the following quarter. Employees may contribute pre-tax income up to the IRS limit. The firm will make a 3% contribution for each employee actively enrolled in the plan at the end of the plan year. This contribution will be 100% vested immediately. Employees are also eligible for discretionary profit sharing.

Maternity Leave

Hancock Daniel will grant eligible employees up to eight weeks of paid maternity leave.

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Employees earn paid time off (PTO) in accordance with their length of service. PTO combines vacation, personal, and sick leave. Leave is earned as follows:

Year 1-5: 18 days
Year 6+: 23 days
The firm provides other types of leave including Jury Duty and Military Leave.


Hancock Daniel observes the following holidays:
New Year’s Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after Thanksgiving
Christmas Day

Professional Memberships and Continuing Education

Bar association dues and memberships to professional associations for employees are paid by the firm. The firm will also pay for approved attorney CLE and seminar expenses.

529 College Savings Plans

The firm provides employees with the opportunity to save for higher education through CollegeAmerica, a Virginia 529 College Savings Plan.

Professional Liability Insurance

Hancock Daniel provides Professional Liability Insurance for attorneys at no cost.

Business Casual Dress

Employees enjoy a business casual work environment, including jeans on Fridays!

Employee Assistance Program

The firm offers an Employee Assistance Program through REACH EAP. This program is designed to assist you and your family with personal issues before they result in deterioration of health, family life or job performance. Counseling services are free and completely confidential.


The firm provides parking at all office locations at no cost to employees.