"Legal Elite" Ranking Lists 30 Woods Rogers Attorneys


Woods Rogers attorneys from across Virginia are listed in the 2019 Legal Elite ranking by Virginia Business magazine. Thirty attorneys in 16 categories are included in the annual list based on high ratings from their peers in the Virginia Bar Association.

Attorney Erin Ashwell, who is part of the Appellate and Litigation practice teams, is named as a Legal Elite in the Appellate Law category and was featured in a profile in the December 2019 issue.

The 2019 Legal Elite attorneys from Woods Rogers are:

Alternative Dispute Resolution
Francis H. Casola
Construction Law
D. Stan Barnhill
John W. Francisco
Labor/Employment Law
Victor O. Cardwell
Michael P. Gardner
King F. Tower
Thomas M. Winn III
Appellate Law
Erin B. Ashwell
Frank K. Friedman
Environmental Law
Daniel C. Summerlin III
Legal Services/Pro Bono
Alton L. Knighton Jr.
Bankruptcy/Creditors' Rights
Richard C. Maxwell
Family Law/Domestic Relations
Sarah W. Bell
Legislative/ Regulatory/Administrative
John K. Byrum Jr.
Business Law
Corey S. Davis
Eric J. Sorenson Jr.
Autumn R. Visser
Health Law
S. Henry Creasy IV
Heman A. Marshall III
Thomas T. Palmer
Real Estate/Land Use
J. Alden English
Civil Litigation
Elizabeth Guilbert Perrow
J. Benjamin Rottenborn
Intellectual Property/
Information Technology Law
Nathan A. Evans
Neil V. Birkhoff
Alexander I. Saunders
Joshua C. Wykle
Young Lawyer
Susan E.B. Cook
Elizabeth Burgin Waller

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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