UnitedLex’s motion to dismiss a $128 million lawsuit filed by LeClair Ryan PLLC trustee Lynn Tavenner was denied by a U.S. bankruptcy judge on Tuesday, according to The American Lawyer.
C. Evans Poston Jr. was Norfolk revenue commissioner
Former Norfolk Commissioner of Revenue C. Evans Poston Jr. has been hired by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP to expand its public affairs and strategies consultancy to the Hampton Roads region,
Law firms focus on inclusion in recruitment and retention
Like many industries, law firms are taking a fresh look at hiring and retaining a new generation of employees who better reflect the racial, ethnic and gender diversity of today’s
Littler Mendelson releases independent investigation of Metro's Rail Operations Control Center
Following a three-month investigation into Metro’s Rail Operations Control Center (ROCC), the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority announced Friday that complaints of racial discrimination, sexual harassment and retaliation by senior
Richmond is one of the largest of Troutman Pepper's 23 offices
After postponing its original April 1 merger date due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Atlanta-based law firm Troutman Sanders LLP and Philadelphia-based Pepper Hamilton LLP announced Wednesday they have merged to
Case linked to $10B Bayer Roundup settlement
Two Virginia lawyers have pleaded guilty to an extortion plot targeting a multinational chemicals company with demands for $200 million in “consulting fees,” according to a U.S. Department of Justice
King & Spalding LLP to open its 22nd office
Atlanta-based global law firm King & Spalding LLP will open its 22nd office in Tysons, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) announced Tuesday. Founded more than 130 years ago,
Billie Jo Brooks and Brett Harn were both promoted to fill the positions
Richmond-based Williams Mullen, the state’s third-largest law firm, has promoted Billie Jo Brooks to chief administrative officer and Brett Harn as chief financial officer. “Billie Jo and Brett both bring
The Roanoke law firm appointed one managing partner and five partners to committee.
Roanoke-based law firm Gentry Locke appointed one managing partner and five partners from its Roanoke and Richmond offices to its 2020 management committee, Gentry Locke announced Tuesday. Managing Partner Monica
The Norfolk law firm welcomes one new member, three current members.
Norfolk-based law firm Vandeventer Black LLP elected a new executive board member and reelected three current board members, the firm announced Tuesday. Richard Ottinger, a partner at the firm, was