Edward J. Powers

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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 »

Robert L. O’Donnell

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07/14/2016Vandeventer Black

Partner, Robert O’Donnell has been with Vandeventer Black since he joined the firm in 1975. His practice focuses on litigation. Bob has been representing defendants in asbestos personal injury and wrongful death cases since 1980. He has appeared in state and federal courts in Virginia, West Virginia, and North Carolina. Additionally, he has been involved… Read more »

Neil S. Lowenstein

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07/14/2016Vandeventer Black

Neil Lowenstein serves as Practice Group Leader 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… Read more »

Patrick W. Herman

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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 »

Richard S. Guy

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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

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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 »

Dean T. Buckius

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06/21/2016Vandeventer Black

Dean is a partner with Vandeventer Black, located in the Firm’s Norfolk office. He concentrates his law practice in all areas of labor and employment law and litigation. He advises and represents businesses on a broad range of employment issues including union avoidance, discrimination, wrongful discharge, wage and hour claims, VOSH/OSHA citations, trade secrets, employment… Read more »

Mark S. Brennan Sr.

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06/21/2016Vandeventer Black

Mark has over 32 years of extensive trial and litigation experience in state and federal courts. Mark defends physicians, nurses, hospitals, nursing home/long-term care facilities, physical therapists, dentists, and all other varieties of health care providers against medical malpractice wrongful death and personal injury claims. Mark serves as regional counsel for long-term nursing care companies in Virginia. Mark represents and… Read more »