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27 VANDEVENTER BLACK ATTORNEYS NAMED ‘THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA’ OF 2018

08/22/2017Vandeventer Black

Best Lawyers®, a respected publication that ranks attorneys based on peer review, recently announced ‘The Best Lawyers in America’ list (2018 Edition). 27 Attorneys from the law offices of Vandeventer Black LLP, were selected to receive this prestigious recognition in one or more categories. The recognized attorneys are: Admiralty and Maritime Law: Mark T. Coberly, Richard… Read more »

VANDEVENTER BLACK ATTORNEYS RECOGNIZED IN CHAMBERS USA GUIDE

07/16/2017Vandeventer Black

Two Vandeventer Black LLP attorneys were recently recognized by the Chambers USA 2017 guide as two of the best lawyers within the Virginia construction industry. Partner William E. Franczek, from the Norfolk Office, was re-selected as a Senior Statesman and Eminent Practitioner and, from the Richmond Office, Partner Stephan “Hobie” Andrews received a Band 3 ranking. Published annually by… Read more »

VANDEVENTER BLACK’S MICHAEL PIERCE RECEIVES SHRBA MEMBER OF THE YEAR AWARD

07/11/2017Vandeventer Black

Michael D. Pierce, attorney at Vandeventer Black LLP’s Norfolk office, was recently awarded Member of the Year by the South Hampton Roads Bar Association (SHRBA). The award ceremony took place during the association’s final meeting for the fiscal year. “Our law firm is proud of Michael’s achievement, as receiving this award is a testament of… Read more »

DEBORAH M. CASEY NAMED TO THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF THE WOMEN’S CABINET OF THE UNITED JEWISH FEDERATION OF TIDEWATER

06/23/2017Vandeventer Black

Vandeventer Black LLP partner and AV® rated attorney, Deborah M. Casey, was recently appointed to the Executive Board of the Women’s Cabinet of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater. The Cabinet works hand in hand with community outreach, promotes women leadership and development, and upholds the Jewish life, continuity, and home values. In addition, Debbie… Read more »

VANDEVENTER BLACK WINS FIRST PLACE OF 2017 LEGAL FOOD FRENZY

06/13/2017Vandeventer Black

Vandeventer Black LLP won the Large Firm (per capita) group in the 11th annual Legal Food Frenzy. The Firm raised a total of 65,353 pounds of food, which equates to 605 pounds per person, and over $12,000. “Vandeventer Black has been part of this initiative since its inception 11 years ago. We are proud we were… Read more »

HARVEY NAMED PRESIDENT OF NORFOLK AND PORTSMOUTH BAR ASSOCIATION

06/10/2017Vandeventer Black

Vandeventer Black LLP partner and Executive Board member James R. Harvey was named the president of the Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association at the recently held NPBA Annual Dinner and award ceremony. The NPBA has been serving the local legal community since 1900 and is one of the largest local bar associations in Virginia. Harvey… Read more »

VANDEVENTER BLACK MOVES UP TO 13TH ON VIRGINIA’S LARGEST LAW FIRMS LIST

06/01/2017Vandeventer Black

Vandeventer Black LLP has moved up to the 13th position on the list of ‘Virginia’s Largest Law Firms’, published by Virginia Lawyers Weekly. The annual survey is based on the number of Virginia-licensed attorneys participating within the Commonwealth. The firm moved up from its position as number 15 in 2016. “Being recognized as one of Virginia’s largest… Read more »

Fortune 100 Company Executive Joins Vandeventer Black LLP

05/11/2017Vandeventer Black

Paul Julius recently joined Vandeventer Black LLP as its new Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer. Julius is a senior financial executive with more than 25 years of management and financial experience.  He previously served as Director of Finance for an international law firm headquartered in New York City. Additionally, he was Chief Financial Officer… Read more »

Vandeventer Black’s Partner Neil Lowenstein to Serve on DBIA’s Executive Council

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05/11/2017Vandeventer Black

Vandeventer Black is pleased to announce the appointment of Neil Lowenstein to the Executive Council of the Design-Build Institute of America, Hampton Road’s Chapter. DBIA’s mission is to achieve and maintain recognition as the industry center of expertise for design-build practice and lead the expansion of design-build utilization across all industries and markets; pursuing that… Read more »