Sterling Named Managing Partner for Vandeventer Black LLP

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01/16/2014Sterling, Michael L.

NORFOLK, VA. Vandeventer Black is pleased to announce that Michael L. Sterling has been named as the firm’s Managing Partner. Vandeventer Black is an “AV” rated law firm which has been providing a broad range of legal services to the business and maritime community since 1883. The Firm offers a unique blend of skilled attorneys… Read more »

Oh Oh . . . Did I Really Just Waive My Coverage?

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01/06/2014Lowenstein, Neil S.

Incidents are common place on construction sites. Unfortunately, sometimes things happen that damage the work or cause injury. Typically there is insurance coverage that covers these incidents, but a recent Federal Court decision highlights the pitfalls to the insured taking unilateral action to resolve associated claims, if the insured intends to pursue a related claim… Read more »

Fourth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Suit for Discovery Failings

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01/03/2014Lowenstein, Neil S.

In its recent decision in Projects Management Co. v. DynaCorp International LLC, __ F.3d ___ 122241 (4th Cir., No. 12-2241, Decided November 5, 2013), the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals re-iterated the importance of meeting pre-trial discovery requirements in affirming the lower court’s dismissal of a multi-million dollar damage claims because of the plaintiff’s discovery… Read more »

Vandeventer Black’s Lowenstein Teaching Upcoming Public Contracts and Procurement Regulations Seminar

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01/03/2014Lowenstein, Neil S.

Vandeventer Black’s Neil Lowenstein is one of the teachers for an upcoming seminar on January 15, 2014 in Norfolk, VA addressing Public Contracts and Procurement Regulations in Virginia. Part of Neil’s presentation is a section on procurement ethical issues as well as common dispute issues. The seminar is at the Marriott Courtyard in Downtown Norfolk…. Read more »

Genzler Named Best Lawyers 2014 Litigation-Construction “Lawyer of the Year”

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01/02/2014Genzler, Patrick A.

NORFOLK, VA. Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce that Patrick A. Genzler has been named The Best Lawyers in America’s ® 2014 Norfolk Litigation-Construction  “Lawyer of the Year.” Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected legal peer-review organization in the United States.  Each year Best Lawyers awards one lawyer per practice area per… Read more »

Powers Named Best Lawyers 2014 Admiralty & Maritime Law “Lawyer of the Year”

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01/02/2014Powers, Edward J.

NORFOLK, VA. Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce that Edward J. Powers has been named The Best Lawyers in America’s ® 2014 Norfolk Admiralty & Maritime Law “Lawyer of the Year.” Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected legal peer-review organization in the United States.  Each year Best Lawyers awards one lawyer per… Read more »