Month: February 2019

Bad Company Corrupts Good Licenses

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02/26/2019Moss, Ashley G.

Poor business associations can jeopardize contractors’ and design professionals’ licenses Virginia regulations set forth a long list of “dos and don’ts” for contractors and design professionals.   Most of the prohibitions concern the contractor’s or design professional’s own conduct.  For example, contractors may not practice contracting without a license; they may not provide services using expired… Read more »

Trump “Strengthens” Buy-American Act:

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02/25/2019Ostroff, Gretchen M.

On January 31, 2019, the President signed another Executive Order which purportedly “strengthen[s] Buy-American principles” for federally-funded infrastructure projects.  This Executive Order was not President Trump’s first effort at creating a preference for American-made goods.  Just four days into office, he signed a Presidential Memorandum aimed at requiring “materials and equipment produced in the United… Read more »

Vandeventer Black’s Jed Donaldson Receives Peer Review Rating

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02/21/2019Donaldson, Jed

Vandeventer Black attorney, Jed Donaldson, received the AV® Preeminent® Peer Review Rating™ from Martindale-Hubbell®, the legal profession’s most prestigious rating service. This is the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. The “AV” designation represents the pinnacle of professional excellence and achieved after an attorney has been reviewed and recommended… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Announces its 2019 Executive Board

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02/05/2019Casey, Deborah M.

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce its 2019 Executive Board. Partners Deborah M. Casey and James R. Harvey were re-elected, and partners Edward J. Powers, Mark S. Brennan, Sr., and Michael L. Sterling (Managing Partner) continue to serve as members. “We thank our partners Debbie and Jim for their continued commitment to be part… Read more »

Attorney Stephan ‘Hobie’ Andrews Named “Lawyer of the Year”

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02/04/2019Andrews, Stephan F.

Vandeventer Black partner, Stephan F. (Hobie) Andrews was named “Lawyers of the Year” in Litigation – Construction 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. In addition to the Best Lawyers® award, Hobie was also… Read more »