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Micheal L. Hern

919 East Main Street
Twenty-Fourth Floor
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Phone:  804.968.2980
Fax:  804.527.1753


Mr. Hern is President Emeritus of the Firm. He focuses his practice on energy law and regulation and provides a broad range of advice and counsel to energy industry clients with an emphasis on electric cooperatives.

Legal Experience

  • LeClairRyan, Glen Allen, Virginia, 1994 – present
  • Miller & Hern, Glen Allen, Virginia, 1988 – 1994
  • Litten, Sipe & Miller, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1983 – 1988

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Virginia Bar Association: Administrative Law Section
  • American Bar Association: Public Utility Section


  • Listed among The Best Lawyers in America® for Energy Law, 2006 – 2019
  • Listed in Virginia Super Lawyers for Administrative Law, 2007 – 2009
  • AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in Virginia Business "Legal Elite" for Legislative/Regulatory/Administrative Law

Related Industries


  • J.D., College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, 1983
  • B.A., Political Science, summa cum laude, James Madison University, 1978

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia