Virginia Business Names 26 Woods Rogers Attorneys as 2018 “Legal Elite”

Virginia Business magazine named 26 Woods Rogers attorneys from across the Commonwealth to the 2018 Legal Elite.
Virginia Legal Elite began in 2000 as a collaboration between Virginia Business magazine and the Virginia Bar Association. Every year, Virginia Business polls attorneys across Virginia for their selections for the best lawyers in each category.
The 2018 Legal Elite attorneys from Woods Rogers are:

Erin B. Ashwell - Appellate Law
Thomas R. Bagby - Labor/Employment
D. Stan Barnhill - Construction
Victor O. Cardwell - Labor/Employment
Francis H. Casola - Alternative Dispute Resolution
Agnis H. Chakravorty - Labor/Employment
Nicholas C. Conte - Corporate Counsel
Frank K. Friedman - Appellate Law
Michael P. Gardner - Young Lawyer (under 40)
Alton L. Knighton Jr. - Legal Services/Pro Bono
Joshua Forrest Pescud Long - Intellectual Property
Heman A. Marshall III - Health Law
Richard C. Maxwell - Bankruptcy/Creditors’ Rights
Elizabeth Guilbert Perrow - Civil Litigation
Alexander I. Saunders - Taxes/Estates/Trusts/Elder Law
Daniel C. Summerlin III - Environmental Law
King F. Tower - Labor/Employment
Elizabeth Burgin Waller - Young Lawyer (under 40)
Thomas M. Winn III - Labor/Employment

J. Alden English - Real Estate/Land Use
Sarah W. Bell - Family/Domestic Relations
S. Henry Creasy IV - Health Law
Corey S. Davis - Intellectual Property
John W. Francisco - Construction
Eric J. Sorenson Jr. - Business Law

John K. Byrum Jr. - Legislative/Regulatory/Administrative

About Virginia Business Legal Elite
Voting for the Legal Elite is open to any licensed Virginia lawyer. Ballots are emailed each June to lawyers throughout the Commonwealth. An online ballot was also available on the magazine’s website during the six-week voting period.

About Woods Rogers
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