Attorney bios.

Elaine D. McCafferty

Elaine McCafferty is a member of the Appellate and Litigation practice groups. Her practice focuses on appellate advocacy, and she has litigated appeals in state and federal courts involving products liability, malpractice, labor and employment, and property rights. She also… Read more
Questions About Tort and Contract Claims in the Cybersecurity Context Left Unsettled
Questions About Tort and Contract Claims in the Cybersecurity Context Left Unsettled
A New Day for Data Privacy: California Privacy Act Exemptions Will Expire
A New Day for Data Privacy: California Privacy Act Exemptions Will Expire

Michael E. Hastings

Michael Hastings is a member of the Business and Corporate practice group and focuses on Bankruptcy and Restructuring. He has more than 25 years of experience representing clients in bankruptcy cases, insolvency and default situations, and commercial litigation. Michael has… Read more
Bankruptcy Relief During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Coronavirus and the Law)
Bankruptcy Relief During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Coronavirus and the Law)

Raymond E. Escobar

Raymond Escobar is an attorney in the Medical Malpractice Defense, Litigation, and Health Law practice groups. He practices out of the Woods Rogers Roanoke office. Raymond’s litigation practice focuses on medical malpractice defense and insurance defense. He counsels his clients… Read more

Jon Hollis

Jon Hollis is a seasoned commercial litigator based in Woods Rogers’ Richmond, Va. office. Jon is part of the firm’s Litigation, Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Appellate, and Real Estate Disputes practice groups and is Vice-Chair of the E‑Discovery practice. His experience… Read more

Steven W. Blaine

Steve Blaine practices in the Real Estate and Land Use group out of Woods Rogers’ Charlottesville office. He focuses on real estate finance and land use law and represents clients regarding commercial real estate matters. He is experienced in guiding… Read more
Virginia Expands Residential Tenant And Borrower Protection In Response To The Covid-19 Outbreak (Coronavirus and the Law)
Virginia Expands Residential Tenant And Borrower Protection In Response To The Covid-19 Outbreak (Coronavirus and the Law)

Donna L. Foster

Donna Foster is a member of the Woods Rogers Health Law, Litigation, and Medical Malpractice Defense practice groups. She works out of the firm’s Richmond office. Donna is an experienced trial attorney with successful representation of professionals (with a primary… Read more

William (Will) H. Shewmake

Will Shewmake works out of the firm’s Richmond office to support clients across Virginia and is a member of the Real Estate and Land Use and Construction groups. Will uses his deep understanding of zoning and land use law to… Read more
Environmental Justice: A Changing Landscape for Virginia Developers
Environmental Justice: A Changing Landscape for Virginia Developers
Virginia’s Solar Facilities are Growing: General Assembly Sets Carbon Neutral Goal
Virginia’s Solar Facilities are Growing: General Assembly Sets Carbon Neutral Goal

Nancy Fuller Reynolds

Nancy Reynolds is a member of the Health Law, Litigation, and Medical Malpractice Defense teams and works out of Woods Rogers’ Roanoke office. Her practice focuses primarily on the defense of long-term care companies in a variety of litigation areas… Read more
Good News for Skilled Nursing Communities from the Virginia General Assembly
Good News for Skilled Nursing Communities from the Virginia General Assembly
U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Arbitration Contracts’ Arbitrability Language
U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Arbitration Contracts’ Arbitrability Language
COVID-19 and Long Term Care Facility Litigation (Coronavirus and the Law)
COVID-19 and Long Term Care Facility Litigation (Coronavirus and the Law)

Joseph (Jay) E. Spruill III

Jay Spruill is a member of Woods Rogers’ Banking and Financial Services group. He joined Woods Rogers in 2019 and works out of the firm’s Richmond, Va. office. He focuses on representing depository institutions, finance companies, FinTech companies, and other… Read more
Legislation of Interest to the Financial Services Industry in the 2019 Virginia General Assembly
Legislation of Interest to the Financial Services Industry in the 2019 Virginia General Assembly
CFPB Gives Nod to States’ Rights in Proposed Rollback of Payday Lending Rule
CFPB Gives Nod to States’ Rights in Proposed Rollback of Payday Lending Rule
Business E-Mail Compromise Fraud Affecting Financial Institutions and their Customers Has Surged
Business E-Mail Compromise Fraud Affecting Financial Institutions and their Customers Has Surged

Karen M. Stemland

Karen Stemland focuses her practice on civil litigation, construction, real estate, energy, and commercial matters. Karen’s practice includes commercial litigation, risk management, alternate dispute resolution, commercial real estate development and land use, construction contracts and disputes, insurance defense, and insurance… Read more
Importance of Narrowly Tailoring Indemnity Provisions in Construction Contracts
Importance of Narrowly Tailoring Indemnity Provisions in Construction Contracts
Dangers of Arbitration: Decisions Stand Even if Contrary to Law
Dangers of Arbitration: Decisions Stand Even if Contrary to Law
Teaming Agreement Created No Enforceable Post-Award Obligations
Teaming Agreement Created No Enforceable Post-Award Obligations

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