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WRVB Welcomes Two Associates to the Roanoke Office

WRVB is pleased to welcome two new associates to the Roanoke office. Charlie Dickenson returned to the firm in 2022 after practicing at an Am Law 100 firm in Washington D.C. He practices in the firm’s Litigation and energy regulatory practice groups. Charlie has extensive experience representing institutional clients and individuals in civil disputes arising in federal and…
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Woods Rogers Vandeventer Black’s Cardwell, Summerlin, and Rottenborn Named to Virginia 500 Power List

For the third year in a row, Woods Rogers Vandeventer Black’s (WRVB) firm leaders Victor Cardwell and Dan Summerlin have been named in Virginia Business magazine’s Virginia 500 Power List. The list recognizes Virginia’s top business and community leaders for 2022-23. Also, for the first time, attorney Ben Rottenborn has been included in this list. According to Richard Foster,…
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WRVB Welcomes Emily Kendall Chowhan to the Richmond Office

WRVB is pleased to welcome Emily Kendall Chowhan as an Associate in the Richmond office.  She is joining the Labor & Employment and Litigation practice teams. Emily’s practice includes advising employers on compliance with state and federal employment law, representing employers before agencies, and developing customized employment contracts, workplace policies, and employee handbooks. Emily earned…
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Josh Long Named a “Go To Lawyer” for Intellectual Property

We are pleased to announce the selection of Josh Long, Principal and Chair of the Intellectual Property practice group, as one of Virginia Lawyers Weekly “Go To Lawyers” for Intellectual Property Law. The “Go To Lawyers” program recognizes leading attorneys in a particular practice area. Attorneys are nominated by their peers based on their experience, expertise,…
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WRVB Attorneys Named “Lawyer of the Year” for Roanoke and Norfolk

When Woods Rogers Vandeventer Black (WRVB) began operating as a merged firm in July 2022, it was a natural fit for two prestigious Virginia firms. From the beginning, Daniel Summerlin, WRVB President said, “Mutual respect, cooperation, community leadership, and an unwavering dedication to client service are deeply rooted traits our firms have in common.” Demonstrating…
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