Firm News

Vandeventer Black’s Summer Associate Returns for Employment

10/30/2019Vandeventer Black

Daniel Salmon, a recent J.D. graduate from the Washington University in St. Louis, has joined Vandeventer Black as an attorney in the firm’s Construction and Government Contracts Practice Group and will be assisting clients out of their Norfolk office. Salmon began his legal career as part of the firm’s Summer Associate Program in 2018. “I… Read more »

Vandeventer Black’s James R. Harvey Receives Preeminent Peer Review Rating

10/30/2019Vandeventer Black

Vandeventer Black attorney, James “Jim” R. Harvey, received the AV® Preeminent® Peer Review Rating™ from Martindale-Hubbell®, the legal profession’s most prestigious rating service. This is the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. The “AV” designation represents the pinnacle of professional excellence and achieved after an attorney has been reviewed… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Gears Up for its 2nd Mid-Atlantic Capital Sources Forum in Norfolk

MACS forum fall 2019

10/23/2019Vandeventer Black

Last year, Vandeventer Black launched the Mid-Atlantic Capital Sources (MACS) Forum where over 100 business owners, investors, CEOs, CFOs, and other professionals gathered insights on the various types of capital sources available in the marketplace to growing companies. Due to the success of this event, the second edition will be taking place on November 6,… Read more »

Vandeventer Black to Hold 32nd Annual Labor & Employment Law Review and Update

32nd Labor and Employment Seminar

09/24/2019Vandeventer Black

Vandeventer Black’s Labor and Employment Law Group is pleased to host its 32nd Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel, located at 777 Waterside Drive in Downtown Norfolk. This program is designed for CEOs, managers, in-house counsel, and human resource professionals and will address trending… Read more »

Thomas Chappell Named Up & Coming Lawyer for 2019

09/23/2019Chappell, W. Thomas

Vandeventer Black LLP attorney W. Thomas Chappell was recently recognized by Virginia Lawyers Weekly as one of the ‘Up & Coming Lawyers’ of 2019. According to the publication, this award is given to attorneys with less than 10 years in their practice who are establishing “a name for themselves, go above and beyond, and display… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Welcomes Tracy Taylor Hague to their Richmond Legal Team

complex medical malpractice and other personal injury cases

09/17/2019Tracy Taylor Hague,

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Tracy Taylor Hague to the firm’s Richmond office as Of Counsel. “We are delighted to welcome Tracy to our firm. She has outstanding representative matters that demonstrate a substantial depth of knowledge and experience in her field,” Michael L. Sterling, Managing Partner. Hague, an AV®… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Richmond Office Welcomes Saffelle to the Team

Attorney_Robert N. Saffelle

09/16/2019Safelle, Robert N.

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Robert N. Saffelle to the firm’s Richmond office as Of Counsel. “We are excited to have Rob join our legal team. He is a highly accomplished attorney with extensive experience in the ERISA & Employee Benefits, Labor & Employment, and Tax fields,” Michael L. Sterling,… Read more »

Vandeventer Black’s Franczek Selected as a “Leader in the Law” for 2019

William Franczek

09/09/2019Franczek, William E.

Vandeventer Black partner, William E. Franczek, was recently selected as one of Virginia Lawyers Weekly “Leaders in the Law” for 2019. The attorneys that received this distinction have demonstrated a commitment to their profession by lobbying for changes in the law, for impacting Virginia’s justice system, and for their involvement in the community. “Bill is… Read more »

Business and Commercial Real Estate Attorneys Named to the 2020 Best Lawyers® list and Receive the “Lawyer of the Year” distinction

top lawyer awards

08/28/2019Ambrosio, Christopher

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce that  two of its Business and Commercial Real Estate (CRE) legal team have been included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers has published their… Read more »

Six Vandeventer Black LLP lawyers named to the 2020 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” list

Lady Justice Statue

08/20/2019Vandeventer Black

Six Vandeventer Black LLP attorneys were recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” in the Norfolk area. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. They are part of the 27 Vandeventer Black lawyers included… Read more »