Office: Kitty Hawk NC

Edward J. Powers

Edward Powers

07/15/2016Vandeventer Black

Ed is a partner with Vandeventer Black and member of the Firm’s Executive Board. He concentrates his practice in transportation law and general litigation matters, with a focus on the representation of ship owners, charterers, and their underwriters, including both domestic and international insurance companies and P&I clubs. Ed also represents one of the largest… Read more »

Neil S. Lowenstein

Neil S. Lowenstein

07/14/2016Vandeventer Black

Neil Lowenstein is a member of the firm’s Construction and Government Contracts Law practice. Neil has been an attorney with Vandeventer Black since 1989, during which he has focused his practice on construction law, government contract laws, suretyship and fidelity law, and alternative dispute resolution. Neil also has experience with various administrative and regulatory matters… Read more »

Patrick W. Herman

Patrick W. Herman

07/13/2016Vandeventer Black

Pat Herman is senior tax attorney at Vandeventer Black, having a tax degree and 35 years of experience. Pat’s practice is focused on estate planning, employee benefits and ERISA matters, general tax planning, and exempt organizations. He is licensed to practice in Virginia and North Carolina, sharing time in our Norfolk and Kitty Hawk offices,… Read more »

Geoffrey G. Hemphill

Geoffery Hemphill

07/13/2016Vandeventer Black

Geoff Hemphill has practiced in the firm’s Norfolk office since 1997 and in the Kitty Hawk office since 2019.  He concentrates his law practice in taxation, ERISA, employee benefits, business transactions, real estate, and international business matters. His taxation practice focuses on corporate taxation, limited liability company issues, and international tax as well as state… Read more »

Richard S. Guy

Richard S. Guy

07/13/2016Vandeventer Black

Richard Guy concentrates his practice in business formations, purchases, sales and mergers; banking, commercial finance, secured transactions and purchases, sales, and financing of fishing vessels; creditor’s rights and bankruptcy; commercial real estate; commercial litigation; maritime and admiralty law. Richard is a “womb to tomb” business lawyer. At the start of the lifecycle of a business, Richard… Read more »

Patrick A. Genzler

Patrick A. Genzler

07/07/2016Vandeventer Black

Patrick Genzler concentrates his practice in environmental, construction, and government contracts law. Patrick’s environmental practice involves representation of business and industrial clients in a wide range of regulatory compliance, permitting, enforcement and litigation matters, covering many environmental regulatory programs and federal and state environmental laws. This has included: Representation of clients in administrative enforcement and… Read more »