Introducing Our New Commissioner . . .

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02/21/2013Vandeventer Black

A workers’ compensation attorney out of Richmond has been elected to the Workers’ Compensation Commission. R. Ferrall Newman will fill the now vacant seat, the one that is designated as the “neurtral” on the three-member Commission. He will join the designated “employer advocate,” Commissioner Williams, and the designated “claimant advocate,” Commissioner Marshall, for a six-year term beginning on March… Read more »

Sterling Selected to Executive Board for Vandeventer Black LLP

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02/04/2013Sterling, Michael L.

NORFOLK, VA. – Vandeventer Black is pleased to announce that Partner, Michael L. Sterling has been named to the firm’s Executive Board.  The board is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the firm, and consists of five Partners. Mike has also served as chair of the firm’s Practice Management Committee and is the former chair of… Read more »

Vandeventer Black’s Bibeau, Elected President of Hampton Roads Society for Human Resource Management

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02/01/2013Bibeau Anne G.

NORFOLK, VA.  Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce that partner Anne Bibeau has been elected President of the Hampton Roads Society for Human Resource Management (HRSHRM).  The mission of HRSHRM is to engage, educate and empower professionals to be leaders in business and human resources through opportunities for lifelong learning, collaboration, and service. HRSHRM… Read more »

EDVA Dismisses Quantum Meruit Claim as Irreconcilable With Breach of Contract Claim and Also Dismisses Claimed Private Right of Action to Enforce Alleged FAR Violation

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02/01/2013Lowenstein, Neil S.

Judge Turk, Senior District Judge for the United States District of Virginia, Roanoke Division, issued a recent opinion in Suleyman Civiv v. UXB International, Inc., Civil Action No. 7:12-cv-290 dismissing the plaintiff subcontractor’s claim against the defendant prime contractor on a federal project that the prime contractor was liable under a quantum meruit (or implied… Read more »