Firm News

Vandeventer Black Expands Legal Network with MSI Global Alliance Partnership

01/02/2019Vandeventer Black

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce its partnership with MSI Global Alliance, one of the world’s leading international associations of independent legal and accounting firms. “This new alliance enhances our ability to provide responsive and dynamic legal services with a streamlined and progressive approach,” said Michael L. Sterling, Managing Partner for the firm. “With… Read more »

Vandeventer Black’s Ashley G. Moss Promoted to Partner

01/01/2019Moss, Ashley G.

Vandeventer Black LLP attorney Ashley G. Moss has been promoted to partner, effective January 1, 2019. Moss has been an associate in the Richmond office of Vandeventer Black LLP since 2011 and clerked for the firm in the summers of 2009 and 2010. “We are proud of Ashley’s dedication and hard work which has led… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Attorneys Recognized as Top Lawyers of Coastal Virginia

12/13/2018Poston, Anita O.

Several attorneys from the Norfolk-based business and litigation law firm, Vandeventer Black, have been awarded as Coastal Virginia’s Top Lawyers for 2019 by Coastal Virginia Magazine and CoVa Biz Magazine. “We are proud of our attorneys for receiving this distinction as it is a solely peer-rated nomination given to those lawyers who exemplify excellence in… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Legal Elite

12/11/2018Franczek, William E.

Virginia Business Magazine recently released its Virginia Business ‘Legal Elite’ winner’s list for 2018, which includes 24 Vandeventer Black attorneys. Every year, the magazine partners with the Virginia Bar Association to grant this award to attorneys nominated by their peers for this recognition. The 24 attorneys selected are:   Alternative Dispute Resolution: William E. Franczek… Read more »

Vania Ratliff Joins Vandeventer Black LLP

Vania Ratliff

11/16/2018Vania Ratliff

Vandeventer Black has hired Vania Ratliff for its Norfolk office to practice in the firm’s litigation group. She received her J.D. from Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William & Mary, where she served as vice-president of the Black Law Student Association and as a member of the Bill of Rights Journal. “Vania has a… Read more »

Vandeventer Black LLP ranked in 2019 “Best Law Firms”

11/14/2018Vandeventer Black

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, for the ninth consecutive year, announce the “Best Law Firms” rankings. Vandeventer Black LLP has been ranked in the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list and regionally in 26 practice areas. The 2019 Edition of “Best Law Firms” includes rankings in 75 national practice areas and 122 metropolitan-based practice areas. A “Law Firm of the… Read more »

Vandeventer Black’s Pierce selected as Up & Coming Lawyer for 2018

10/30/2018Pierce, Michael D.

Vandeventer Black attorney Michael D. Pierce received the Up & Coming Lawyer of 2018 award by Virginia Lawyers Weekly. Pierce has achieved great success in his early career including receiving several industry awards and recognitions in his first two years of practice. “Michael’s exemplary service to the legal community has earned him this well-deserved recognition,”… Read more »

Vandeventer Black’s Jean Stallard Appointed to the Foundation Board of Directors of Samaritan House

10/16/2018Stallard, Jean M.

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce that Jean M. Stallard, Of Counsel to the firm, has been appointed to serve as a member of the Foundation Board of Directors of Samaritan House. Since 1984, Samaritan House has provided emergency and permanent housing, support services and community outreach to victims of domestic violence and homeless families.  Samaritan… Read more »

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 »