11.30.2023 71 Williams Mullen Attorneys Named to Virginia Business Magazine’s "Legal Elite" for 2023

Williams Mullen is pleased to announce that 71 of its attorneys have been named among Virginia’s “Legal Elite” for 2023 by Virginia Business magazine. Virginia Business annually polls more than 14,000 attorneys and more than 50 law firms in the Commonwealth, asking them to select from their peers the best lawyers in each practice category.

Williams Mullen President and CEO Woody Fowler (Civil Litigation, Richmond) is one of three Williams Mullen attorneys to have been named to Virginia Business magazine’s “Legal Elite” every year since the list’s inception in 2000. He is joined by William D. Bayliss (Civil Litigation, Richmond) and Thomas R. Frantz (Business Law, Virginia Beach).

The following Williams Mullen attorneys in Virginia, sorted by their home office, have been named to the “Legal Elite”:

Thomas F. Bergert - Intellectual Property
David L. Dallas, Jr. - Business Law
Valerie Wagner Long - Real Estate/Land Use
Amy G. Pruett – Alternative Dispute Resolution
Lori H. Schweller - Real Estate/Land Use

George H. Bowles - Civil Litigation
Elizabeth S. Chapman - Real Estate/Land Use
Alyssa Carducci Dangler - Real Estate/Land Use
Howard E. Gordon - Real Estate/Land Use
Jonathan A. Grasso – Bankruptcy/Creditors Rights
Patrick R. Hanes - Appellate Law
Stephan J. Lipskis – Elder Law
Scott Miller – Civil Litigation
Grady A. Palmer - Real Estate/Land Use
Christine Nguyen Piersall - Taxes/Estates/Trusts
Julia A. Rust - Civil Litigation

Farhad Aghdami - Taxes/Estates/Trusts
Matthew Anderson - Labor/Employment
D. Earl Baggett - Immigration Law
James T. “Jim” Bailey - Corporate Counsel
Jeremy A. Ball - Health Law
William D. Bayliss - Civil Litigation
Wyatt S. Beazley IV - Health Law
William J. Benos - Immigration Law
Gregory R. Bishop - Business Law
Turner A. Broughton - Civil Litigation
Lynn K. Brugh - Civil Litigation
W. Alexander Burnett – Construction
Matthew E. Cheek - Real Estate/Land Use
Janet W. Cho - Intellectual Property
Jenny H. Connors - Taxes/Estates/Trusts
Anna K. Derewenda – Business Law
Calvin W. "Woody" Fowler, Jr. - Civil Litigation
J. Conrad Garcia - Taxes/Estates/Trusts
Sean D. Hicks - Real Estate/Land Use
Charles E. “Chuck” James, Jr. - Criminal Law
Stephanie P. Karn - Labor/Employment
Nathan A. Kottkamp - Health Law
David M. Lay - Business Law
Jennifer L. Ligon - Health Law
T. Preston Lloyd, Jr. - Real Estate/Land Use
Andrew O. Mathews - Construction
Channing J. Martin - Environmental Law
Jamie Baskerville Martin - Health Law
Jennifer McLain McLemore - Bankruptcy/Creditors Rights
Michael D. Mueller - Bankruptcy/Creditors Rights
G. Andrew Nea, Jr. - Legal Services/Pro Bono
Brendan D. O'Toole - Civil Litigation
Laurence V. Parker, Jr. - Business Law
Henry R. “Speaker” Pollard V - Environmental Law
Amanda M. Weaver - Labor/Employment
Edward T. White - Intellectual Property
Kyle H. Wingfield - Taxes/Estates/Trusts
Laura D. Windsor - Labor/Employment

David B. Albo - Administrative/Government/Legislative
Anthony H. Anikeeff - Administrative/Government/Legislative
Brian Cashmere - Construction
Arnie B. Mason - Construction
Cari Lyn B. Pierce – Business Law
Kevin D. Pomfret - Cybersecurity/Data Privacy/Technology

Virginia Beach
David C. Burton - Labor/Employment
Thomas R. Frantz - Business Law
Ryan A. Hanson - Young Lawyer
Meagan J. Kalantar - Business Law
Yiorgos L. Koliopoulos - Labor/Employment
Gabriel L. McCoy – Corporate Counsel
Craig L. Mytelka - Intellectual Property
John M. Paris, Jr. - Business Law
Cartwright R. "Cart" Reilly - Real Estate/Land Use
Stephen R. Romine - Real Estate/Land Use
Tyler J. Rosá - Young Lawyer

More about Virginia Business’ 2023 “Legal Elite” rankings can be found here. A subscription may be required.