Firm News

Vandeventer Black’s Jean Stallard Appointed as Lead Mentor to 757 Accelerate Company

09/25/2018Stallard, Jean M.

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce that Jean M. Stallard, Of Counsel to the firm, has been appointed to serve as Lead Mentor to TeamingPro, Inc., one of the five cohort companies in the inaugural 757 Accelerate Program. 757 Accelerate is a Hampton Roads nonprofit that runs a selective, mentor-driven startup program that provides promising founders… 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”

08/26/2018Powers, Edward J.

Three 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 three 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

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

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

08/13/2018Dustin Narcisse

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

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 »

Vandeventer Black Takes Home Six CoVaBiz BOB Awards

07/17/2018Vandeventer Black

Vandeventer Black LLP was recently awarded 2018 CoVaBiz Best of Business (BOB) awards in six categories. The annual BOB awards recognize Coastal Virginia companies that excel in their industries and help make communities more dynamic. The Firm was awarded in the following categories: Best Law Firm Overall- Silver Best Intellectual Property Firm – Gold Best Employment… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Awarded Best of Coastal Virginia

07/17/2018Vandeventer Black

Vandeventer Black LLP was recently awarded as Best Law Firm for Southside Gold in Coastal Virginia magazine’s “Best of Coastal Virginia Reader’s Choice” contest. The publication asked readers to vote online for their favorite business in more than 150 categories and finalists were selected. More than 200,000 votes were submitted over two rounds across all… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Partners Named Women In The Law

07/09/2018Bibeau Anne G.

Vandeventer Black LLP AV®-rated partners Anne G. Bibeau, Deborah M. Casey, Arlene F. Klinedinst, and Anita O. Poston were selected as Women in the Law for 2018. Published by Virginia Living, Women in the Law 2018 celebrates the achievements of Virginia’s most accomplished women judges and attorneys. Anne G. Bibeau focuses her practice on Labor & Employment Law, Alternative… Read more »