Month: August 2019

Commercial Real Estate Attorney Ray W. King Returns to Vandeventer Black

Ray W. King Attorney At Law

08/15/2019King, Ray W.

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce the return of Ray W. King to the firm’s Norfolk office as an Of Counsel attorney. King will continue to concentrate his practice on commercial real estate, real estate litigation, and commercial foreclosures. His commercial real estate practice encompasses all aspects of commercial real estate transactions including representing… Read more »

Supporting Your Position: Progress and Issue Documentation is Time Well Spent

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08/14/2019Lowenstein, Neil S.

Throughout the progression of construction, various things occur that may impact the time or cost of the work. Often, you are aware of those things when they occur; but other times not until later. If you have, and – just as importantly – your field team follows, a consistent policy for documenting progress, you put… Read more »

I’m Well-Versed in Bird Law.

08/14/2019Paul, Dustin M.

Whether for work or vacation, many of us have traveled to and from North Carolina.  Some of us have seen or interacted with the state’s law enforcement officials.  I had my own interaction once; the officer and I were very cordial to one another, and the speeding ticket he issued was deserved.  But others take… Read more »

Vandeventer Black’s Palais Honored with the Commonwealth Award by the Independent Insurance Agents of Virginia

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08/13/2019Palais, Douglas M.

Vandeventer Black attorney, Douglas M. Palais, has been awarded the Commonwealth Award by the Independent Insurance Agents of Virginia (IIAV). Palais is only the third recipient of the award in the IIAV’s 120-year history. “This award is such an honor. It is also a great privilege to represent this association and its members which I’ve… Read more »


08/09/2019Paul, Dustin M.

On July 24th, we discussed a suit to enjoin a permit issued by the Army Corps of Engineers that would allow the construction of a parking lot, residential buildings, and trails in the Pungo neighborhood of Virginia Beach.  In the Complaint, the Plaintiff was seeking a preliminary injunction to stop any further activity. It appears… Read more »

You Should Read this 26 Page Opinion on ERISA—No, really.

08/08/2019Paul, Dustin M.

On July 10, 2019, the Sixth Circuit issued an opinion in Wilson v. Safelite Group, Inc., No. 18-3408.  The case deals with the issue of whether an employee benefit plan is covered by ERISA and whether certain state law claims by the former CEO of the Defendant are preempted.  But unless you practice in this… Read more »