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Sterling and Ottinger Included in the Virginia 500: The 2021 Power List

Sterling and Ottinger Included in the Virginia 500: The 2021 Power List

Vandeventer Black LLP Managing Partner Michael L. Sterling, and Partner, Richard Ottinger, have been included in the Virginia 500, The 2021 Power List in the 'Law' category. According to Virginia Business Magazine, the Virginia 500 includes "the state's most powerful and influential leaders by sectors," based on their professional attributions. Michael L. Sterling serves on Vandeventer Black's Executive Board and has Chaired the firm's Construction and Government Contracts Practice Group, Practice Management Committee, and Dispute Resolution Services. His practice ...
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Vandeventer Black attorneys named 2022 Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year"

Vandeventer Black attorneys named 2022 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year”

Vandeventer Black LLP lawyers were recognized by Best Lawyers as a 2022 "Lawyer of the Year." These lawyers were selected based on impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity. In addition to the ...
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Vandeventer Black attorneys named 2022 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

Vandeventer Black attorneys named 2022 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

Vandeventer Black LLP  is pleased to announce that two attorneys have been included in the 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognizes associates or other attorneys in the earlier stages of their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States. They are reviewed by their peers based on professional expertise and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in "good ...
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28 Vandeventer Black LLP lawyers named to 2022 Best Lawyers® list

28 Vandeventer Black LLP lawyers named to 2022 Best Lawyers® list

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce that 28 lawyers were included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The Best Lawyers in America lists are divided by geographic region and practice areas. Attorneys are reviewed by their peers based on professional expertise and undergo an authentication process. "We would like to congratulate our legal team for their well-deserved inclusion in the 2022  Best Lawyers ...
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Vandeventer Black Presents The New Robert O’Donnell Pro Bono Service Award

Vandeventer Black Presents The New Robert O’Donnell Pro Bono Service Award

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce the new Robert L. O’Donnell Pro Bono Service Award. The Award was created in honor of Vandeventer Black attorney Robert L. O’Donnell and his decades with the firm including years of service as Pro Bono Committee Chair. O’Donnell recently retired after working his entire career as an attorney at the firm. During his tenure, he served as the ...
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Megan B. Caramore honored as a Go To Lawyer for Workers' Compensation in Virginia

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 thankful for this recognition provided by my peers," said Caramore. Caramore concentrates her practice in ...
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Tracy Taylor Hague Included in ‘Influential Women of Law’ for 2021

Tracy Taylor Hague Included in ‘Influential Women of Law’ for 2021

Vandeventer Black attorney, Tracy Taylor Hague, was selected as a member of the “Influential Women of Law” Class of 2021. Virginia Lawyers Weekly awards this recognition in collaboration with statewide bar groups to recognize women within the legal field for their work and dedication to the profession and their communities. “There are many talented, dedicated women lawyers throughout the state doing great things each and every ...
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Vandeventer Black Goes Above and Beyond for Local Food Banks

Vandeventer Black Goes Above and Beyond for Local Food Banks

Vandeventer Black has been a proud supporter of the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore for over 19 years and "Feed More" in Richmond. The firm has participated in the Virginia Bar Association's annual statewide fundraising event," Legal Food Frenzy," since its inception in 2006. "It is always a great pleasure seeing all of our attorneys, staff, clients, and friends come together to ...
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Former Fortune 300 Deputy General Counsel Joins the Firm

Former Fortune 300 Deputy General Counsel Joins the Firm

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Greg E. Summy to the firm's Norfolk office. Summy joins the firm as an Of Counsel. "Greg is a great addition to our firm's legal team," said Michael L. Sterling, Managing Partner. "He brings a broad range of legal experience as a Deputy General Counsel for a Fortune 300 Corporation in Norfolk." Summy retired ...
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Bill Franczek Receives Highest Chambers USA Ranking

Vandeventer Black LLP partner William E. “Bill” Franczek has been listed as a “Band 1,” the highest recognition in construction law and alternative dispute resolution in the state by the Chambers USA 2021. This institution has previously recognized Bill as a Senior Statesman and Eminent Practitioner. “I am honored to receive such exclusive distinction, as only four lawyers are listed in this category,” said Bill ...
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Partner Anne G. Bibeau honored as Virginia's Go To Lawyer

Partner Anne G. Bibeau honored as Virginia’s Go To Lawyer

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce that partner and practice area leader, Anne G. Bibeau, 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 second round focused on employment law. "I am honored and humbled by the recognition provided by my peers," said Bibeau. Bibeau, ...
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Commercial Real Estate Attorney Selected for the 2021 Virginia Super Lawyers List

Commercial Real Estate Attorney Selected for the 2021 Virginia Super Lawyers List

Vandeventer Black attorney, Ray W. King, was selected to be included on the 2021 Virginia Super Lawyers list by Thompson Reuters. This rating service considers attorneys from over 70 different practice areas nominated based on professional accomplishments and peer recognition. Ray focuses his practice on commercial real estate, real estate litigation, and commercial foreclosures. His commercial real estate practice encompasses all aspects of commercial real estate ...
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14 Attorneys Selected for the 2021 Virginia Super Lawyers List

14 Attorneys Selected for the 2021 Virginia Super Lawyers List

14 Vandeventer Black attorneys were selected to be included on the 2021 Virginia Super Lawyers list by Thompson Reuters. This rating service considers attorneys from over 70 different practice areas nominated based on professional accomplishments and peer recognition. Attorneys from the Norfolk and Richmond offices received the Super Lawyers acknowledgment: Anne G. Bibeau, Employment & Labor Deborah M. Casey, Real Estate Mark T. Coberly, Transportation ...
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Five Attorneys Named 2021 Virginia Super Lawyers ‘Rising Stars’

Five Attorneys Named 2021 Virginia Super Lawyers ‘Rising Stars’

Vandeventer Black is pleased to announce that five attorneys are amongst the 2021 Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. The Rising Star designation recognizes the top up-and-coming lawyers who are 40-years-old or younger or who have been practicing for ten years or less. The selected attorneys are: Jennifer L. Eaton- Civil Litigation Defense Ashley G. Moss- Professional Liability Defense Dustin M. Paul- Civil Litigation Defense ...
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Mark T. Coberly Included in the Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame Class of 2021

Mark T. Coberly Included in the Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame Class of 2021

Vandeventer Black partner, Mark T. Coberly, was recently recognized by Virginia Lawyers Weekly as part of the ‘Hall of Fame’ honorees. According to the publication, this prestigious award is given to attorneys with outstanding career accomplishments, as well as for their significant contributions to the development of the law, the bar, quality of justice, and to the commonwealth of Virginia. “I am honored and deeply ...
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Vandeventer Black Attorneys Secure Pro Bono Trial Victory Against Landlord for Failing to Fix Heat for 45 Days

Vandeventer Black Attorneys Secure Pro Bono Trial Victory Against Landlord for Failing to Fix Heat for 45 Days

In furtherance of the firm’s commitment to pro bono service, Vandeventer Black Attorneys Jennifer Eaton and Daniel Stephens took on a pro bono representation against a landlord who—in the cold winter months—left tenant and tenant’s family without heat for 45 days. The pair took the matter to trial and secured a judgment for the tenant in general district court. And, yes, the heat was finally ...
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Richard Ottinger Steps Up as President of the Virginia Bar Association for 2021

Vandeventer Black LLP partner, Richard Ottinger, is the new president of the Virginia Bar Association (VBA) for 2021. The VBA is dedicated to the improvement of law and the administration of justice through advocacy and volunteer service. "As the new VBA president, I am dedicated to upholding the Association's mission and values, as well as to continuing to contribute to improving Virginia law," said Ottinger. Ottinger ...
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Harvey Selected as General Counsel for the Associated General Contractors of Virginia

Harvey Selected as General Counsel for the Associated General Contractors of Virginia

Vandeventer Black partner, James R. Harvey, has been selected to be the General Counsel for the Associated General Contractors of Virginia (AGCVA). It is the largest construction trade organization in the state. "I am honored to be part of such an honorable organization that has helped shape Virginia's construction industry," said Harvey. "Undoubtedly, AGCVA is a leader in the construction industry and is focused on ...
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Vandeventer Black attorney Richard Crouch honored as Virginia's "Go To Lawyer"

Vandeventer Black attorney Richard Crouch honored as Virginia’s “Go To Lawyer”

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce that attorney Richard J. Crouch has been included in Virginia Lawyers Weekly (VLW) group of honorees in the new program "Virginia's Go To Lawyers." According to VLW, this program recognizes leading lawyers in a particular field. In this first round, the focus is business law. "I am honored and humbled by the recognition provided by my peers and value ...
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Commercial Real Estate Attorneys Recognized as 2021 Top Lawyers of Coastal Virginia

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. Commercial Real Estate Practice Group Manager Christopher Ambrosio and attorney Richard J. Crouch were among the Vandeventer Black Top Lawyers recipients for 2021. Previous recognitions for Vandeventer ...
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