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Vandeventer Black LLP Announces 23 Lawyers in the Firm to be Included in the 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Norfolk, Virginia (September 30, 2014) – Vandeventer Black LLP is honored to announce that 23 lawyers in their Norfolk and Richmond offices have been recognized  in the 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America ©. The selection process for this recognition involves a peer-review study where more than 5.5 million votes were cast by attorneys regarding the legal abilities of their colleagues around the country.  

Managing Partner, Mike Sterling says, “I am proud of the number of attorney’s in our firm who were recognized this year.” 

The 23 Best Lawyers © at Vandeventer Black LLP and their area of recognition are:

R. John Barrett (2013) (2)
            Workers' Compensation Law – Employers
F. Nash Bilisoly (1995) (20)
            Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
Dean T. Buckius (2006) (10)
            Employment Law - Management
            Labor Law - Management
Mark T. Coberly (2007) (5)
            Admiralty & Maritime Law
            Transportation Law
William E. Franczek (2006) (10)
            Construction Law
            Litigation - Construction
Patrick A. Genzler (2007) (5)
            Construction Law
            Environmental Law
            Litigation - Construction
            Litigation - Environmental
James R. Harvey III (2013) (2)
            Construction Law
Patrick W. Herman (2007) (5)
            Closely Held Companies & Family Businesses Law
            Tax Law
Arlene F. Klinedinst (2006) (10)
            Employment Law - Management
            Labor Law – Management
Neil S. Lowenstein*
            Construction Law
Bryant C. McGann (2011) (5)
            Banking & Finance Law
            Commercial Finance Law
            Financial Services Regulation Law
            Litigation - Banking & Finance
            Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
            Project Finance Law
Robert L. O'Donnell (2010) (5)
            Commercial Litigation
Richard H. Ottinger (2013) (2)
            Admiralty & Maritime Law
Anita O. Poston (1991) (25)
            Corporate Law
            Health Care Law
            Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Edward J. Powers (2008) (5)
            Admiralty & Maritime Law
Adam S. Rafal*
            Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
John M. Ryan (1987) (25)
            Admiralty & Maritime Law
            Commercial Litigation
            Employment Law - Management
            Labor Law - Management
Arthur Serratelli (2010) (5)
            Immigration Law
Norman W. Shearin, Jr. (2011) (5)
            Eminent Domain & Condemnation Law
Michael L. Sterling (2013) (2)
            Construction Law
Daniel R. Weckstein (2013) (2)
            Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency & Reorganization Law

Stephan F. Andrews (2007) (5)
            Construction Law
            Litigation - Construction
James W. Walker (2012) (3)
            Commercial Litigation
            Litigation - Construction
(Year) First year the lawyer was listed.
(#) Number of years that the lawyer has been listed in Best Lawyers.
(*) Lawyers who are listed for the first time in Best Lawyers.


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