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Thirty-Four LeClairRyan Attorneys Selected as 2018 Virginia Super Lawyers or Rising Stars


LeClairRyan is pleased to announce that thirty-four (34) of our Virginia-based attorneys were selected by their peers as 2018 Virginia Super Lawyers or Rising Stars in seventeen (17) 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 to the overall Super Lawyer categories, three LeClairRyan attorneys were named to additional “top” lists:

  • Lori D. Thompson, Top 50 Women and Top 100
  • Thomas M. Wolf, Top 50 in Richmond and Top 100
  • Ray W. King, Top 100

2018 Virginia Super Lawyers


  • Megan Starace Ben’Ary – Business Litigation
  • W. Michael Holm – Business Litigation
  • Laurin H. Mills – Intellectual Property
  • Brian W. Stolarz – Criminal Defense: White Collar


  • 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
  • Andrew K. Clark – Business Litigation
  • Stephen M. Faraci, Sr. – Business Litigation
  • Grant S. Grayson – Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Vernon E. Inge, Jr. – Business Litigation
  • David M. Lay – Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Gary D. LeClair – Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Bruce H. Matson – Bankruptcy: Business
  • Christopher L. Perkins – Bankruptcy: Business
  • N. Pendleton Rogers – Tax
  • 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
  • Kevin P. Oddo – Business Litigation
  • Joseph M. Rainsbury – Appellate
  • Lori D. Thompson – Business Litigation


  • Susan Childers North – Employment & Labor

2018 Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Stars


  • Darcy C. Osta – Aviation and Aerospace


  • Shyrell A. Reed – Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense


  • Corey Simpson Booker – Business Litigation


  • Naomh M. Hudson – Employment Litigation: Defense
  • William W. Sleeth III – Estate & Trust Litigation

About Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research, and nominees from more than 70 practice areas are considered. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. The Top Lists take exclusivity one step further by featuring selected Super Lawyers attorneys with the most total points earned. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.