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Forty-Two LeClairRyan Attorneys Selected as 2017 Virginia Super Lawyers or Rising Stars


LeClairRyan is pleased to announce that forty-two (42) of our Virginia-based attorneys were selected by their peers as 2017 Virginia Super Lawyers or Rising Stars in fifteen (15) practices. Below is a list of these attorneys and the practice for which they were selected. The practice area is determined by categories that are specific to Super Lawyers.

In addition, Thomas M. Wolf was listed among the Top 100 Virginia Super Lawyers and Lori D. Thompson was listed among the Top 50 Women Virginia Super Lawyers.

2017 Virginia Super Lawyers

Megan Starace Ben’Ary – Business Litigation
Jonathan L. Gold – Bankruptcy: Business
W. Michael Holm – Business Litigation
Laurin H. Mills – Intellectual Property

Steven W. Blaine – Real Estate

Glen Allen
James Patrick Guy II – Energy & Resources

Alan D. Albert – Business Litigation
Elizabeth J. Atkinson – Tax
Neal P. Brodsky – Estate & Probate
Ray W. King – Real Estate
Stephen R. Romine – Land Use/Zoning

Rodney K. Adams – Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense
Everette G. “Buddy” Allen, Jr. – Business Litigation
Thomas A. Coulter – Government Contracts
Stephen M. Faraci, Sr. – Business Litigation
Grant S. Grayson – Mergers & Acquisitions
Vernon E. Inge, Jr. – Business Litigation
David M. Lay – Securities & Corporate Finance
Gary D. LeClair – Securities & Corporate Finance
Bruce H. Matson – Bankruptcy: Business
Christopher L. Perkins – Bankruptcy: Business
N. Pendleton Rogers – Tax
Charles K. Seyfarth – Civil Litigation Defense
Thomas M. Wolf – Business Litigation

William E. Callahan, Jr. – Bankruptcy: Business
John T. Jessee – Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense
Paul C. Kuhnel – Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense
Powell M. Leitch, III – Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense
Kevin P. Oddo – Business Litigation
Joseph M. Rainsbury – Appellate
Lori D. Thompson – Business Litigation

Susan Childers North – Employment & Labor

2017 Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Stars

M. Richard Coel – Business Litigation
Paris R. Sorrell – Business Litigation

Shyrell A. Reed – Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense

Corey Simpson Booker – Business Litigation
Nicole H. Brakstad – Government Contracts
Gretchen C. Byrd – Business Litigation
John M. “Jack” Robb, III – Business Litigation

Ashlee Webster – Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense

Naomh M. Hudson – Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense
William W. Sleeth, III – Estate & Trust Litigation

Each year, Law & Politics magazine completes a multi-step process to determine the top five percent of licensed attorneys in the states in which they publish a listing. Surveys are sent to licensed attorneys with five or more years of practice and additionally, the staff of Law & Politics researches the credentials of each nominee. Law & Politics conducts annual Super Lawyer surveys in all 50 states. Rising Stars recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state - those who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for ten years or less.