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Vandeventer Black Announces its 2019 Executive Board

02/05/2019Casey, Deborah M.

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce its 2019 Executive Board. Partners Deborah M. Casey and James R. Harvey were re-elected, and partners Edward J. Powers, Mark S. Brennan, Sr., and Michael L. Sterling (Managing Partner) continue to serve as members. “We thank our partners Debbie and Jim for their continued commitment to be part… Read more »

Attorney Stephan ‘Hobie’ Andrews Named “Lawyer of the Year”

02/04/2019Andrews, Stephan F.

Vandeventer Black partner, Stephan F. (Hobie) Andrews was named “Lawyers of the Year” in Litigation – Construction for 2019  by Best Lawyers®. This exclusive designation is given to the attorneys who receive the highest peer-review survey results in their respective practice area within a specific region. In addition to the Best Lawyers® award, Hobie was also… Read more »

Deborah M. Casey Named as ‘Influential Women of Law’ for 2019

01/30/2019Casey, Deborah M.

Attorney Deborah M. Casey, a Vandeventer Black AV Preeminent® rated partner and Executive Board member, will receive the Influential Woman of Law for 2019 distinction on February 18, 2019. This recognition is awarded by Virginia Lawyers Weekly as part of the inaugural class of Virginia’s leading women attorney program. “Debbie’s integrity and character are demonstrated in many… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Commercial Real Estate attorneys Named ‘Top Lawyers of Coastal Virginia’

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01/29/2019Ambrosio, Christopher

Commercial Real Estate attorneys from the Norfolk-based business and litigation law firm, Vandeventer Black, were been awarded as Coastal Virginia’s Top Lawyers for 2019 by Coastal Virginia Magazine and CoVa Biz Magazine. “We are proud of our attorneys for receiving this distinction as it is a solely peer-rated nomination given to those lawyers who exemplify… Read more »

Seasoned Bankruptcy and Finance Attorney Jed Donaldson Joins Vandeventer Black

01/17/2019Donaldson, Jed

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Jed Donaldson to the firm’s Richmond office as an Of Counsel attorney. Donaldson concentrates his practice on insolvency-related litigation and distressed transactions. He handles bankruptcy and restructuring matters, as well as out-of-court workouts, and he represents all stakeholders in those matters, including, creditors, debtors, asset-purchasers, equipment lessors,… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Expands Legal Network with MSI Global Alliance Partnership

01/02/2019Vandeventer Black

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce its partnership with MSI Global Alliance, one of the world’s leading international associations of independent legal and accounting firms. “This new alliance enhances our ability to provide responsive and dynamic legal services with a streamlined and progressive approach,” said Michael L. Sterling, Managing Partner for the firm. “With… Read more »

Vandeventer Black’s Ashley G. Moss Promoted to Partner

01/01/2019Moss, Ashley G.

Vandeventer Black LLP attorney Ashley G. Moss has been promoted to partner, effective January 1, 2019. Moss has been an associate in the Richmond office of Vandeventer Black LLP since 2011 and clerked for the firm in the summers of 2009 and 2010. “We are proud of Ashley’s dedication and hard work which has led… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Attorneys Recognized as Top Lawyers of Coastal Virginia

12/13/2018Poston, Anita O.

Several attorneys from the Norfolk-based business and litigation law firm, Vandeventer Black, have been awarded as Coastal Virginia’s Top Lawyers for 2019 by Coastal Virginia Magazine and CoVa Biz Magazine. “We are proud of our attorneys for receiving this distinction as it is a solely peer-rated nomination given to those lawyers who exemplify excellence in… Read more »

Vandeventer Black Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Legal Elite

12/11/2018Franczek, William E.

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… Read more »

Vania Ratliff Joins Vandeventer Black LLP

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11/16/2018Vania Ratliff

Vandeventer Black has hired Vania Ratliff for its Norfolk office to practice in the firm’s litigation group. She received her J.D. from Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William & Mary, where she served as vice-president of the Black Law Student Association and as a member of the Bill of Rights Journal. “Vania has a… Read more »