05.09.2022 28 Williams Mullen Attorneys Named to 2022 Virginia Super Lawyers List; 13 Named 2022 Rising Stars

Williams Mullen is pleased to announce that 28 attorneys have been selected to the 2022 Virginia Super Lawyers list and 13 attorneys were selected to the 2022 Rising Stars list. No more than five percent of the lawyers in a state are named to Super Lawyers, and no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list.

In addition, the following attorneys received recognition on a Top List:

  • Calvin W. Fowler, Jr. – Top 50: Richmond, Top 100: Virginia
  • Jennifer M. McLemore, – Top 50: Women in Virginia, Top 50: Richmond, Top 100: Virginia
  • Michael D. Mueller – Top 50: Richmond, Top 100: Virginia
  • Laura D. Windsor – Top 50: Women in Virginia, Top 50: Richmond, Top 100: Virginia

The Williams Mullen attorneys named to the 2022 Virginia Super Lawyers list, sorted by office location, are:

George H. Bowles – Business Litigation
Alyssa Dangler – Real Estate
Howard E. Gordon – Real Estate
William L. Nusbaum – Real Estate
Christine Nguyen Piersall – Estate Planning & Probate

Farhad Aghdami – Tax
William D. Bayliss – General Litigation
Gregory R. Bishop – Mergers & Acquisitions
Turner A. Broughton – General Litigation
W. Alexander Burnett – Construction Litigation
Calvin W. Fowler, Jr. – Business Litigation
W.F. Drewry Gallalee – Personal Injury General: Plaintiff
J. Conrad Garcia – Tax
Philip H. Goodpasture – Mergers & Acquisitions
Patrick R. Hanes – Criminal Defense: White Collar
Jamie Baskerville Martin – Health Care
Jennifer M. McLemore – Bankruptcy: Business
John M. Mercer – Richmond Real Estate
Michael D. Mueller – Bankruptcy: Business
Brendan D. O’Toole – Business Litigation
W. Benjamin Pace – Business Litigation
John L. Walker, III – Business Litigation
Laura D. Windsor – Employment & Labor

Brian Cashmere – Construction Litigation
Robert K. Cox – Construction Litigation
Arnie B. Mason – Construction Litigation

Virginia Beach
David C. Burton – Employment & Labor
Craig L. Mytelka – Intellectual Property Litigation

The Williams Mullen attorneys named to the 2022 Rising Stars in Virginia list are:

Caroline W. Stanton – Business/Corporate

Elizabeth S. Chapman – Real Estate
Scott C. Miller – Business Litigation

Matt Anderson – Employment & Labor
James T. Bailey – Business/Corporate
Jenny H. Connors – Tax
Sean D. Hicks – Real Estate
R. Joseph Noble – Real Estate
Lauren D. Nowlin – Real Estate
Rick Palmieri – Business/Corporate
Amanda Weaver – Employment & Labor
Trevor D. Wind – Securities & Corporate Finance

Stephen H. Swart – Construction Litigation

The selections for this list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service for lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. The annual selections are made using a rigorous, multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers magazines and in leading city and regional magazines across the country.

For more information about Super Lawyers, go to To see the full 2022 Virginia Super Lawyers List, click here.