Roanoke, Va.—Virginia Business magazine named 26 Woods Rogers attorneys from across the Commonwealth to the 2018 Legal Elite. Virginia’s Legal Elite began in 2000 as a collaboration between Virginia Business magazine and the Virginia Bar Association. Every year, Virginia Business polls attorneys across Virginia to select their peers for the best lawyers in each category.

The 2018 Legal Elite attorneys from Woods Rogers are:

Roanoke Charlottesville Lynchburg Richmond
Erin B. Ashwell
Appellate Law

Thomas R. Bagby
Labor/Employment

D. Stan Barnhill
Construction

Victor O. Cardwell
Labor/Employment

Francis H. Casola
Alternative Dispute Resolution

Agnis H. Chakravorty
Labor/Employment

Nicholas C. Conte
Corporate Counsel

Frank K. Friedman
Appellate Law

Michael P. Gardner
Young Lawyer (under 40)

Alton L. Knighton Jr.
Legal Services/Pro Bono

Joshua Forrest Pescud Long
Intellectual Property

Heman A. Marshall III
Health Law

Richard C. Maxwell
Bankruptcy/Creditors’ Rights

Elizabeth Guilbert Perrow
Civil Litigation

Alexander I. Saunders
Taxes/Estates/Trusts/Elder Law

Daniel C. Summerlin III
Environmental Law

King F. Tower
Labor/Employment

Elizabeth Burgin Waller
Young Lawyer (under 40)

Thomas M. Winn III
Labor/Employment

J. Alden English
Real Estate/Land Use
Sarah W. Bell
Family/Domestic Relations

S. Henry Creasy IV
Health Law

Corey S. Davis
Intellectual Property

John W. Francisco
Construction

Eric J. Sorenson Jr.
Business Law

John K. Byrum Jr.
Legislative/Regulatory/Administrative

About Virginia Business Legal Elite

Voting for the Legal Elite is open to any licensed Virginia lawyer. Ballots are emailed each June to lawyers throughout the Commonwealth. An online ballot was also available on the magazine’s website during the six-week voting period.