Practice encompasses an array of commercial business disputes with special emphasis on construction litigation and disputes related to the use and development of real property, including zoning, utilities and condemnation.
Clients include local governments as well as owners, general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, and others in the construction and real estate development industries.
Additional experience includes business torts, fraud claims, insurance coverage disputes, and commercial contract enforcement.
Appearances before all levels of Virginia state and federal courts, including jury and bench trials and appellate work before Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.
U.S. District Courts for Virginia (Eastern and Western Districts)
U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for Virginia
U.S. District Court for Maryland
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
The College of William and Mary - Marshall Wythe Law School
Professional Associations & Memberships
Virginia Foundation for Community College Education Board of Directors, Virginia Women Attorneys Association Board of Directors, Virginia Bar Association Construction and Public Contracts Council (Immediate Past Chair), Commerical Real Estate Women-Richmond Board of Directors, Virginia Bar Association Commission on Professionalism, Lewis Powell Inn of Court, Association of Local Government Attorneys
Honors and Awards
Virginia SuperLawers Top 50 Women 2012
Virginia Super Lawyers 2012, 2011, 2010 (Business Litigation)
Virginia Legal Elite 2011 (Appellate Law)
Virginia Legal Elite 2009 (Construction)
Virginia Legal Elite 2008 (Construction Law)
Virginia Legal Elite 2006 (Civil Litigation)
Areas of Practice
- Appellate Practice
- Business Torts
- Commercial Law & Contracts
- Constitutional Law
- Construction Law
- Real Estate
- Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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