Year: 2018

Vandeventer Black Attorneys Recognized as Top Lawyers of Coastal Virginia

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12/13/2018Poston, Anita O.

Several attorneys from the Norfolk-based business and litigation law firm, Vandeventer Black, have been awarded as Coastal Virginia’s Top Lawyers for 2019 by Coastal Virginia Magazine and CoVa Biz Magazine. “We are proud of our attorneys for receiving this distinction as it is a solely peer-rated nomination given to those lawyers who exemplify excellence in… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Legal Elite

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12/11/2018Franczek, William E.

Virginia Business Magazine recently released its Virginia Business ‘Legal Elite’ winner’s list for 2018, which includes  Vandeventer Black attorneys. Every year, the magazine partners with the Virginia Bar Association to grant this award to attorneys nominated by their peers for this recognition. The attorneys selected are:   Alternative Dispute Resolution: William E. Franczek Bankruptcy/Creditors’ Rights:… Read more »

Vandeventer Black LLP ranked in 2019 “Best Law Firms”

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11/14/2018Vandeventer Black

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, for the ninth consecutive year, announce the “Best Law Firms” rankings. Vandeventer Black LLP has been ranked in the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list and regionally in 26 practice areas. The 2019 Edition of “Best Law Firms” includes rankings in 75 national practice areas and 122 metropolitan-based practice areas. A “Law Firm of the… Read more »

Vandeventer Black’s Pierce selected as Up & Coming Lawyer for 2018

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10/30/2018Pierce, Michael D.

Vandeventer Black attorney Michael D. Pierce received the Up & Coming Lawyer of 2018 award by Virginia Lawyers Weekly. Pierce has achieved great success in his early career including receiving several industry awards and recognitions in his first two years of practice. “Michael’s exemplary service to the legal community has earned him this well-deserved recognition,”… Read more »

The Mid-Atlantic Capital Sources Forum in Downtown Norfolk


09/13/2018Sterling, Michael L.

The Mid-Atlantic Capital Sources Forum™ will present a unique opportunity for business owners, private investors and professionals to hear directly from capital sources, including private equity firms and lenders, regarding their investment goals and directives. Hosted by Vandeventer Black LLP and sponsored by Virginia Community Capital, among others, this event will take place on November… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Attorneys Recognized as 2019 “Lawyers of the Year”

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08/26/2018Powers, Edward J.

Two Vandeventer Black attorneys were named “Lawyers of the Year” for 2019 by Best Lawyers®. This exclusive designation is given to the attorneys who receive the highest peer-review survey results in their respective practice area within a specific region. The two attorneys are: Norfolk Edward J. Powers – Admiralty and Maritime Law William E. Franczek… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Attorneys Listed as ‘The Best Lawyers in America’ of 2019

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08/24/2018Ambrosio, Christopher

Best Lawyers®, a respected publication that ranks attorneys based on peer review, recently announced ‘The Best Lawyers in America’ list (2019 Edition). Attorneys from Vandeventer Black LLP, were selected to receive this prestigious recognition in one or more categories. The recognized attorneys are: Norfolk, VA Christopher Ambrosio: Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) John Barrett:… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Celebrates Anniversary and Receives Proclamation

Mayor Kenny Cooper Alexander presenting proclamation to Vandeventer Blacks Managing Partner Michael L. Sterling

08/16/2018Vandeventer Black

Vandeventer Black LLP recently commemorated its 135th anniversary by holding an event with their attorneys and staff members. Mayor Kenny Cooper Alexander was the guest of honor and he granted Vandeventer Black with a proclamation from the City of Norfolk recognizing the firm’s historic milestone. “The City of Norfolk congratulates Vandeventer Black for withstanding the… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Promotes a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran from Within

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08/13/2018Narcisse, Dustin T.

Vandeventer Black has promoted Dustin T. Narcisse, a former paralegal, to join their Workers’ Compensation Defense practice as an attorney. Before joining Vandeventer Black, Narcisse served as a post-graduate fellow at Hampton’s Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, and a judicial extern in Ohio’s Eighth District Court of Appeals, while still attending law school. “Dustin brings a sense of… Read more »

Vandeventer Black’s Pierce Receives SHRBA Lawyer of the Year Award

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08/13/2018Pierce, Michael D.

Vandeventer Black attorney Michael D. Pierce was recently named Lawyer of the Year by the South Hampton Roads Bar Association (SHRBA). This is the second award given to Pierce by the SHRBA; he was previously recognized as Member of the Year for 2017. “We are proud of Michael’s hard work and dedication to the legal… Read more »