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Whit Long

919 East Main Street
Twenty-Fourth Floor
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Phone:  804.916.7181


Whit Long is an associate in the litigation department. Prior to joining LeClairRyan, he served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Kurt D. Engelhardt of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. He also served as a law clerk for several different firms, gaining significant experience handling medical malpractice and insurance defense matters.

During his studies, he was a recipient of the CALI Award for Excellence in Virginia Procedure, competed in the Carrico Moot Court Competition, and participated in the Woodville Elementary Mentorship Program.

Legal Experience

  • LeClairRyan, Richmond, Virginia, 2017 - present
  • Law Clerk, Harvey & Williams, PLC, Richmond, Virginia, January - April 2017
  • Summer Associate, Carter & Shands, P.C., Richmond, Virginia, July - August 2016
  • Judicial Intern to The Honorable Kurt D. Engelhardt, Chief Judge of The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, May - June 2016
  • Law Clerk, RawlsMcNelis, Richmond, Virginia, June - August 2015
  • Health Care Law Paralegal, Rawls McNelis, Richmond, Virginia, March 2013 - August 2014


  • CALI Award for Excellence in Virginia Procedure


  • J.D., University of Richmond School of Law, 2017
  • B.A., History, Hampden-Sydney College, 2012

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2017