Founded in January 1982 by H. Gray Broughton, Broughton Associates, Inc. specialized in the job placement of Workers’ Compensation claimants and has assisted thousands of injured workers in finding employment that was suitable and appropriate for them and within their Residual Functional Capacity.

In addition to job placement, H. Gray Broughton has over 37 years of professional experience working with both defense and plaintiff attorneys in Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury, Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation, FELA, Divorce/Family Law, Employment Law, Medical Malpractice and Long-Term Disability cases.

He has conducted several thousand vocational assessments and rendered opinions as to a person’s employability, placeability, and earning capacity.

Gray is an experienced “battle hardened” litigation Board Certified Vocational Expert. He has been qualified and testified over 500 times in various State and Federal Courts (Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, West Virginia, Florida, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, the District of Columbia, etc.).

His reports and methodology have been peer reviewed and been accepted by the courts.  He has

Conducted several thousand vocational assessments in the past 37 years. Each case is handled quickly and efficiently, every job is well documented, and testimony is given when needed.

Please call or email for more information or to discuss a specific case that you may have regarding a person’s employability, placeability, or earning capacity.
804-282-4199 (Richmond, VA)

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H. Gray Broughton,


1965 University of Richmond, BA in Philosophy

1979 U.S. Army Command and General Staff College

2005 Auburn University, M. Ed. in Rehabilitation and Special Education Rehabilitation Services

2017 Project Management Workshop (Pryor Learning Solutions)


Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (April 1991) – Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification

Certified Case Manager (November 1993) – Commission for Case Management Certification

American Board of Disability Analysts (Senior Disability Analyst and Diplomat)

Licensed as a Rehabilitation Provider with the Commonwealth of Virginia

Certified Personnel Consultant

American Board of Vocational Experts, Diplomate

Professional Activities & Awards 

Board Member - Virginia Treatment Center for Children (Medical College of Virginia)

Resource and Development Committee Chairman

Member of the Governor’s Board for People with Disabilities – Commonwealth of Va.

Chairman of the Employment Committee

National Association Rehab Professional Private Sector – Regional Director for Virginia (1992-1993).  Co-Chairman of Legislative Committee.

National Organization of Rehabilitation Professionals (NORP) – Charter Member and Treasurer (August 2001).

Chi Sigma Iota, Alpha Psi Omega Chapter – Outstanding Service Award (2000 – 2001)

Case Manager’s Society of America, Richmond Chapter Vice President (2003-2004)

Alpha Theta Chi Collegiate Honor Society, Auburn University (2005)

Vocational Expert, Social Security Administration (Qualified)

Case Manager’s Society of America, Richmond Chapter President (2004-2005)

Richmond Workforce Investment Board

Northstar Academy Board of Directors, Chairman (2006-2008)           

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society; Inducted April 30, 2008

American Board of Vocational Experts, Board of Directors, President (2011-2013), Treasurer (2008), Immediate Past President (2013-2015)


Professional Organizations:

American Board of Vocational Experts (ABVE)

International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals

Other Activities (Past & Present):

Richmond Jaycees – Director of the Year 1971           

Association of the United States Army

United States Army Reserve –                                                

      Rank: Lieutenant Colonel (Retired)                                 

      Transportation & Public Affairs                                      

Reserve Officers’ Association

Rotary Club

First Baptist Church

American Legion