Megan B. Caramore

Office Location: Norfolk, VA

Education
  • B.A. (magna cum laude) English, Washington & Lee University
  • J.D. (cum laude), T.C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond
Courts & Administrative Bodies
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
Professional & Community Activities
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, past Tidewater Regional Director
  • Virginia Workers’ Compensation Inns of Court
  • Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association
  • Larchmont Edgewater Civic League
  • American Bar Association
Notable Accomplishments
  • Thomson Reuters, Virginia “Super Lawyers Rising Star” (2011 – present)
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine, “Top Lawyers” – Workers’ Compensation (2019-present)
  • Virginia Lawyers Weekly “Virginia’s Go To Lawyer,” Workers’ Compensation Law

Megan concentrates her practice in state and longshore workers’ compensation insurance defense, as well as FELA litigation. Caramore has argued before the Virginia Supreme Court and regularly handles cases in federal and state courts. She also appears before the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission and the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. She is a member of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys and the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Inns of Court.

Megan published an article entitled, “The Rules of Evidence in Workers’ Compensation Proceedings” in The Journal of Civil Litigation, Vol. XXVI, No. 3 (Fall 2015).

News
Megan B. Caramore honored as a Go To Lawyer for Workers’ Compensation in Virginia
Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce that partner Megan B. Caramore has been included in Virginia Lawyers Weekly (VLW) “Virginia’s Go To Lawyers” group of honorees. According to VLW, this program recognizes leading lawyers in a particular field, and this round focused on workers’ compensation law. “I am honored and ...
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Attorneys Recognized as 2021 Top Lawyers of Coastal Virginia
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Attorneys from the Norfolk-based business and litigation law firm, Vandeventer Black, have been recognized as Top Lawyers of Coastal Virginia for 2021. This distinction is a peer-rated nomination given to those lawyers who exemplify excellence in their specialty. The recognized attorneys are: Admiralty, Maritime & Transportation Edward J. Powers Arbitration ...
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Vandeventer Black Attorneys Recognized as 2020 Top Lawyers of Coastal Virginia
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Several attorneys from the Norfolk-based business and litigation law firm, Vandeventer Black, have been recognized as Top Lawyers of Coastal Virginia for 2020. This distinction is a peer-rated nomination given to those lawyers who exemplify excellence in their specialty. The twenty-five recognized attorneys are: Appellate Law             Dustin M. Paul ...
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Articles
Coronavirus And Virginia Workers’ Compensation Part II: Burdens Of Proof And The Stay-At-Home Order
This article is a follow up to the Coronavirus and Virginia Workers’ Compensation article found HERE and deals with how social distancing precautions and the Governor’s stay-at-home order may impact the Virginia workers’ compensation treatment of Coronavirus claims.  As previously discussed, it seems likely that Coronavirus claims will fall within ...
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Coronavirus and Virginia Workers’ Compensation
How would the Virginia’s  Workers’ Compensation system deal with a virus like the Coronavirus (COVID-19)?  It is not to hard to imagine a scenario where a workplace outbreak of the virus leads to multiple worker’s compensation claims. Your workplace remains open, despite the closure of a number of schools and ...
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Coronavirus and Virginia Workers’ Compensation
How would the Virginia’s  Workers’ Compensation system deal with a virus like the Coronavirus (COVID-19)?  It is not to hard to imagine a scenario where a workplace outbreak of the virus leads to multiple worker’s compensation claims. Your workplace remains open, despite the closure of a number of schools and ...
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