Year: 2014

Douglas Palais Joins Richmond’s Vandeventer Black Office

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12/16/2014Palais, Douglas M.

Experienced trial lawyer Douglas M. Palais has joined Vandeventer Black LLP as Of Counsel.  He will be working from the firm’s office in downtown Richmond.  His principal practice areas involve Professional Liability matters, including the representation of Insurance and Securities Professionals, Corporate Directors & Officers, Securities Litigation and Arbitration, Insurance Coverage, and the defense of… Read more »

Managing Partner Chosen as Contributing Author, Inside the Minds: Litigation Strategies for Government Contracts, 2015 ed.

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12/15/2014Sterling, Michael L.

Firm Managing Partner, Michael Sterling has authored a chapter, “Education Perseverance and  Patience:   Necessary Components of Winning Government Contract Disputes”, in  the 2015 ed. of Litigation Strategies  for Government Contracts (Inside the Minds).  Published by Thomson Reutuer’s Aspatore Books, a company exclusively publishing C-Level executives and partners from the world’s most highly reputed companies and    law firms,… Read more »

Vandeventer Black LLP Lawyer Named 2014 Leader in the Law

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11/20/2014McGann, Bryant C.

Norfolk, VA. (November 20, 2014) – Vandeventer Black’s Bryant McGann has been selected as one of Virginia Lawyers Media’s “Leaders in the Law” for 2014, the prestigious awards program from the publishers of Virginia Lawyers Weekly. “We are proud of Bryant’s outstanding contributions to the practice of law,” said Michael Sterling, managing partner for Vandeventer… Read more »

Vandeventer Black to Hold 29th Annual Labor & Employment Law Review and Update

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10/10/2014Vandeventer Black

Norfolk, VA. (October 10, 2014) – The Labor & Employment group of Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to host its 29th Annual Labor & Employment Law seminar on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel, 777 Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CEOs, in-house counsel staff, human resource professionals and… Read more »

Vandeventer Black LLP Announces 23 Lawyers in the Firm to be Included in the 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

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09/30/2014Barrett, R. John

Norfolk, Virginia (September 30, 2014) – Vandeventer Black LLP is honored to announce that 23 lawyers in their Norfolk and Richmond offices have been recognized  in the 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America ©. The selection process for this recognition involves a peer-review study where more than 5.5 million votes were cast by… Read more »

Vandeventer Black LLP Awarded for Support of Virginia Food Banks

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08/13/2014Vandeventer Black

Richmond, VA. (August 13, 2014) –Gov. Terry McAuliffe recently presented Vandeventer Black LLP with The Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Award for its participation in the 8th annual Legal Food Frenzy.  The firm earned first place at the 2014 Legal Food Frenzy Awards Reception held at the Executive Mansion, after raising 495 pounds per person. The… Read more »

Signal/LCA Maritime Conference

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05/21/2014Hemphill, Geoffrey G.

On May 21, 2014 Vandeventer Black attorneys Geoffrey Hemphill and Nash Bilisoly spoke on the The Affordable Care Act & Workers’ Compensation at the Signal/LCA Maritime conference in Austin, Texas. Click to preview their presentation: The Afforadable Care Act & Workers’ Compensation

Franczek Named Chair of Government Construction Division by the American Bar Association

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03/20/2014Franczek, William E.

NORFOLK, VA. Vandeventer Black is pleased to announce that William E. Franczek, P.E., a partner in the Construction and Public Contracts Department, was recently selected by the American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry to chair its newly formed division on Government Construction. The Forum provides a national venue for educational programs and publications… Read more »