Vandeventer Black Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Legal Elite

Vandeventer Black Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Legal Elite
Vandeventer Black Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Legal Elite

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

Appellate Law: James C. Cosby

Bankruptcy/Creditors’ Rights: Deborah M. Casey

Business Law: Christopher Ambrosio

Civil Litigation: Anne G. Bibeau and James W. Walker

Construction: Stephan F. Andrews, Sean M. Golden, James R. Harvey, Gretchen M. Ostroff, and Michael L. Sterling

Corporate Counsel: Richard S. Guy

Environmental Law: Patrick A. Genzler

Health Law: Mark S. Brennan and Anita O. Poston

Intellectual Property: Jane D. Tucker

Labor & Employment: Dean T. Buckius and Arlene F. Klinedinst

Legal Services/Pro Bono: Robert L. O’Donnell

Legislative/Regulatory/Administrative: Anthony J. Mazzeo

Real Estate/Land Use: Christopher Ambrosio

Taxes/Estates/Trust/Elder Law: Geoffrey G. Hemphill

Young Lawyer (under 40): Michael D. Pierce and James B. Rixey



            Previous recognitions for Vandeventer Black attorneys include Best Lawyers in America, Lawyers of the Year, CoVaBiz Top Lawyers and Virginia Super Lawyers, among others. For more information, 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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