Month: July 2016

Vandeventer Black LLP Hires New Chief Information Officer / Assistant Executive Director


Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Andrea Sykora as its new Chief Information Officer / Assistant Executive Director. Sykora will provide the leadership and guidance necessary to design, procure and maintain Firm technology and information systems in support of the Firm’s strategic objectives. She will also assist the Firm in addressing client cybersecurity and data privacy issues.

“We are very excited to have Andrea onboard,” said Martin Gooding, Executive Director.  “Her reputation as a results oriented technology leader will be a major key in Vandeventer Black’s progression through the constantly evolving world of legal technology and cybersecurity.”

Before joining Vandeventer Black, Ms. Sykora served as the Senior Director of Information Technology for Norfolk Public Schools, where she provided strategic oversight and planning for all matters related to technology in a district of approximately 32,000 students, over 5,000 staff, and more than 52 locations.

Vandeventer Black LLP Attorneys Selected as 2016 Super Lawyers Rising Stars

4 attorneys from the law offices of Vandeventer Black LLP were selected as 2016 Super Lawyers Rising Stars.  Annually, less than five percent of lawyers in each state are selected to receive this honor.  Candidates must be 40 or younger or have 10 years or less in practice to be eligible for the Rising Stars designation.

Recipients in the Norfolk office are Megan Caramore, Immigration: Business; Richard Crouch, Business/Corporation; Dustin Paul, Civil Litigation: Defense.

“We could not be more proud of our exceptional young attorneys and are very excited they were recognized for this award,” said Mike Sterling, Managing Partner.  “These rising stars add to the value of service our firm provides.”

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  The patented selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

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