Venable LLC lawyer named president-elect of Virginia State Bar
Michael W. Robinson has been elected president-elect of the Virginia State Bar (VSB). Robinson, a partner with Venable LLC in Tysons, will assume the post after VSB’s annual meeting in June 2015.
He was chosen by active bar members during a month-long election, beating Raymond B. Benzinger and Thomas A. Edmonds to the position.
Robinson’s practice focuses on commercial disputes, business torts, and the protection of intellectual property rights. He is a 19th District representative on the VSB Council and is chair of the Standing Committee on Legal Ethics. He previously served as chair of the Special Committee on Bench-Bar Relations and has been on the faculty of the Professionalism Course. He also is a member of the Fairfax County Bar Association.
He received his bachelor’s and law degrees from George Mason University in Fairfax.