Vandeventer Black Attorneys Listed as The Best Lawyers in America of 2019

Vandeventer Black Attorneys Listed as The Best Lawyers in America of 2019
Vandeventer Black Attorneys Listed as ‘The Best Lawyers in America’ of 2019

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)

R. John Barrett: Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Anne G. Bibeau: Employment Law - Management

G. William Birkhead: Transportation Law

Dean T. Buckius: Employment Law – Management / Labor Law - Management

Deborah M. Casey: Community Association Law

Mark T. Coberly: Admiralty and Maritime Law / Transportation Law

William E. Franczek: Arbitration / Construction Law / Litigation – Construction / Mediation

Patrick A. Genzler: Construction Law / Environmental Law / Litigation – Construction / Litigation - Environmental

Richard S. Guy: Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

James R. Harvey III: Construction Law

Geoffrey G. Hemphill: Tax Law

Patrick W. Herman: Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law / Tax Law

Arlene F. Klinedinst: Employment Law – Management / Labor Law - Management

Neil S. Lowenstein: Construction Law / Litigation – Construction

Bryant C. McGann: Banking and Finance Law / Commercial Finance Law / Financial Services Regulation Law / Litigation - Banking and Finance / Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law / Project Finance Law

Robert L. O'Donnell: Commercial Litigation

Richard H. Ottinger: Admiralty and Maritime Law

Anita O. Poston: Corporate Law / Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Edward J. Powers: Admiralty and Maritime Law

Adam S. Rafal: Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Michael L. Sterling: Construction Law

Brian L. Sykes: Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Daniel R. Weckstein: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Richmond, VA

Stephan F. Andrews: Construction Law / Litigation - Construction

Douglas M. Palais: Insurance Law / Litigation – Securities / Securities - Capital Markets Law

James W. Walker: Commercial Litigation / Litigation – Construction

In addition to Best Lawyers®, other recognitions granted to Vandeventer Black attorneys include: Virginia’s Business Magazine ‘Legal Elite’, ‘Top Lawyers of Coastal Virginia’ by Coastal Virginia Magazine, ‘Super Lawyers’ and ‘Rising Stars’ by Super Lawyers, as well as several recognitions given by respected bar associations. For more information, please visit

About Vandeventer Black LLP

Vandeventer Black LLP is a dynamic business and litigation law firm established in 1883 that is dedicated to responsiveness and results while delivering internationally recognized legal solutions. Headquartered in the commercial gateway of Norfolk, Virginia, its accomplished attorneys assist clients from offices located in Virginia, North Carolina, and Germany.

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