26 Woods Rogers Attorneys Named "Legal Elite" or "Rising Stars"


The 2021 Legal Elite ranking by Virginia Business magazine lists 24 Woods Rogers attorneys from across Virginia. Attorneys are included in this annual list based on high ratings from other lawyers in Virginia. The Rising Stars/Young Lawyers category includes Beth Burgin Waller, Principal and Chair of the Cybersecurity & Data Privacy practice, and Patrick Bolling, an Associate in the firm's Labor & Employment practice.

The 2021 Legal Elite attorneys from Woods Rogers

Stan Barnhill - Roanoke, Civil Litigation

John Byrum Jr. - Richmond, Legislative/Regulatory/Administrative

Victor Cardwell - Roanoke, Labor & Employment

Francis (Chip) Casola - Roanoke, Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alden English - Charlottesville, Real Estate & Land Use

Nathan Evans - Charlottesville, Intellectual Property

John Francisco - Lynchburg, Construction

Michael Hastings - Roanoke, Bankruptcy & Creditors Rights

Sarah Houck - Lynchburg, Family Law & Domestic Relations

Fourd Kemper Jr. - Roanoke, Business Law

Alton Knighton Jr. - Roanoke, Pro Bono Legal Services

Mark Loftis - Roanoke, Civil Litigation

Heman Marshall - Roanoke, Health Law

Richard Maxwell - Roanoke, Bankruptcy & Creditors Rights

Lee Osborne - Roanoke, Taxes, Estates & Trusts

Thomas Palmer - Roanoke, Health Law

Nancy Fuller Reynolds - Roanoke, Elder Law

Brooke Rosen - Roanoke, Family Law & Domestic Relations

Eric (Rick) Sorenson Jr. - Lynchburg, Business Law

Daniel Summerlin - Roanoke, Environmental Law

King Tower - Roanoke, Labor & Employment

Autumn Visser - Roanoke, Business Law

Darryl Whitesell - Lynchburg, Taxes, Estates & Trusts

Thomas Winn - Roanoke, Labor & Employment

2021 Rising Stars

Patrick Bolling - Lynchburg, Labor & Employment

Elizabeth Burgin Waller - Roanoke, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy

About Virginia Business 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. Voting for the Legal Elite is open to any licensed Virginia lawyer.


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