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101 West Main Street, 500 World Trade Center, Norfolk, Virginia 23510

Established: 1883

Practice Areas

  • Construction Law
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Fidelity
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Maritime Law
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Surety
  • Transportation
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Licensing Board Reputation

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About Us

Vandeventer Black LLP is a dynamic business and litigation law firm established in 1883. We focus on responsiveness and results while providing internationally recognized services across a wide variety of legal sectors. Headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, our accomplished attorneys assist clients from offices located in Virginia, North Carolina and Germany.

At Vandeventer Black, you will know that you are important. Our size and collective experience allow us to offer you the best legal advice available with the personal attention and value you might expect from a much smaller firm.

We take an integrative approach to client services. Vandeventer Black is a business law firm that represents clients across a broad spectrum of industries. Our attorneys include qualified arbitrators and mediators for the American Arbitration Association, architects, and mechanical, chemical and civil engineers. Others hold MBAs or other advanced degrees in their areas of practice and are recognized by their peers as being among the best in the legal profession.

When you choose to place your trust in our team, we'll bring the legal resources and specialized knowledge that you need. As our client you'll get the benefit of our legal expertise, our experienced insight, and our commitment to serve you, our client. Put our history and team on your side!

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Additional Locations

  • Richmond, Virginia
  • Riverfront Plaza, West Tower
  • 901 East Byrd Street, Suite 1600
  • Richmond, Virginia 23219
    • Telephone: 804-237-8800
    • Fax: 804-237-8801

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Client Information

Insurance Clients

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Personnel Information

Attorneys


R. John Barrett

Norfolk, VA

Admitted
  • Virginia, 1981
Education:
  • College of William & Mary, J.D., 1981

F. Nash Bilisoly

Norfolk, VA

Admitted
  • Virginia, 1979
Education:
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1979

Mark S. Brennan Sr.

Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 1986
  • West Virginia, 1993
  • Pennsylvania, 1994
  • North Carolina
Education:
  • University of Richmond, J.D., 1986

Megan B. Caramore

Norfolk, VA

Admitted
  • Virginia, 2009
Education:
  • University of Richmond, J.D., 2009

Douglas M. Palais

Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 1979
  • District of Columbia, 1980
Education:
  • Northwestern University, J.D., 1978

Adam S. Rafal

Norfolk, VA

Admitted
  • Virginia, 1995
Education:
  • College of William & Mary, J.D., 1995

Brian L. Sykes

Norfolk, VA

Admitted
  • Virginia, 1998
Education:
  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D., 1998

Tracy T. Hague

Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 1997
Education:
  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D., 1997

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