Daniel R. Weckstein

10/31/2016Vandeventer Black

Dan is a partner with Vandeventer Black and concentrates his practice in Government Contracts, Ship Repair and Construction Law. Dan established and chaired the Firm’s Construction and Public Contracts Department for many years. Dan also served on the firm’s Executive Board for sixteen years. His current practice focuses on providing advice to clients through all… Read more »

Jane D. Tucker

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07/15/2016Vandeventer Black

Jane Tucker is an attorney in the firm’s Business Department.  Jane concentrates her practice in intellectual property law, commercial business and real estate transactions, community association law, ERISA and employee benefits matters, and creditors’ rights law. She has earned recognition for her achievements as one of Virginia’s Business’s Legal Elite and Coastal Virginia’s Top Lawyers…. Read more »

Kimberley Herson Timms

Kim Timms

07/15/2016Vandeventer Black

Kim is Of Counsel in the firm’s Labor and Employment Group and she concentrates her practice in workers’ compensation defense and labor and employment matters. She has earned an AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards. Kim’s practice is devoted to working with insurance carriers, employers, and self-insured… Read more »

Brian L. Sykes

Brian L. Sykes

07/15/2016Vandeventer Black

Brian is a partner with Vandeventer Black and concentrates his practice in Workers’ Compensation Defense. He works with insurance carriers and self-insured businesses defending workers’ compensation claims filed pursuant to the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act and the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. Brian also works with risk managers, human resource professionals and executives on… Read more »

Michael L. Sterling


07/15/2016Vandeventer Black

Mike serves as the Managing Partner of the law firm and is located in the Firm’s Norfolk office. He has also served on the Executive Board and Chaired the firm’s Construction and Government Contracts Department, Practice Management Committee, and Dispute Resolution Services. Mike’s practice is concentrated on complex projects and disputes for international, national and local clients with particular… Read more »

Jean M. Stallard

07/15/2016Vandeventer Black

Jean is a business law attorney with extensive experience in corporate and securities law, private equity and venture capital, supply chain management, software agreements, and energy sector operations. Her background as a co-founder, vice president, and general counsel of an NYSE-listed energy company, as well as serving as in-house counsel at multiple Fortune 500 corporations,… Read more »

James B. Rixey III

James Rixey

07/15/2016Vandeventer Black

Jay is an Associate in the Norfolk office of Vandeventer Black LLP, and concentrates his practice on general corporate matters and commercial transactions. Jay’s corporate practice includes advising businesses on a variety of organizational and corporate matters, including business formation, preparation and review of operating agreements and other corporate documents, and contract review and negotiation. Jay’s… Read more »

Adam S. Rafal

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07/15/2016Vandeventer Black

Adam is a partner with Vandeventer Black in the firm’s Norfolk office and concentrates his practice in Workers’ Compensation Defense and Labor & Employment Law. He primarily works with insurance carriers and self-insured employers defending workers’ compensation claims filed pursuant to the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act and the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act.

Edward J. Powers

Edward Powers

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 »

Anita O. Poston

Anita Poston

07/15/2016Vandeventer Black

Anita Poston is a partner in the Norfolk, Virginia office of Vandeventer Black LLP.  Her practice is concentrated in Business law with a focus on transportation, healthcare, surety defense and estate planning.  She is General Counsel for the Norfolk Airport Authority and the Chesapeake Airport Authority.  Other clients include insurance companies, a multi-specialty physician practice,… Read more »