Gentry Locke lawyers in Roanoke are promoted
The law firm of Gentry Locke in Roanoke announced Tuesday that Roanoke lawyers Jonathan D. Puvak and Daniel R. Sullivan have been promoted to partner.
Puvak practices on the firm’s Business & Corporate team, assisting businesses, business owners and governmental entities with corporate governance, commercial transactions, employee benefits, and tax and real estate matters.
Before attending law school, Puvak worked for NVR Inc., one of the nation’s largest homebuilders. He holds leadership positions with the Virginia State Bar’s Young Lawyers Conference and The Virginia Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division. In the firm, he coordinates Gentry Locke’s annual fundraising campaign for the United Way of Roanoke Valley. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Bridgewater College and a law degree from the College of William and Mary.
Sullivan practices on the firm’s Business Litigation team. His experience includes business, insurance, product liability, and professional liability lawsuits. Sullivan represents public and closely-held businesses in state and federal courts. Sullivan is a member of the West Virginia State Bar, the Federal Bar Association, The Virginia Bar Association, Virginia State Bar and Roanoke Bar Association. He also serves on The Virginia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division’s Executive Committee and is active in St. Andrew’s Catholic Church’s adult ministry. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Dakota and a law degree from the University of Virginia.
Gentry Locke has more than 55 lawyers operating from offices in Roanoke and Lynchburg.