Eighteen Woods Rogers Attorneys Selected as 2020 Virginia Super Lawyers


Eighteen Woods Rogers attorneys have been selected to join the 2020 Virginia Super Lawyers® list. Eleven of the firm’s attorneys have been on the Super Lawyers list for at least ten years (D. Stan Barnhill, Neil V. Birkhoff, Victor O. Cardwell, Francis “Chip” H. Casola, Frank K. Friedman, James W. Jennings, Richard C. Maxwell, J. Lee E. Osborne, Elizabeth G. Perrow, King F. Tower, and Thomas M. Winn). Six of the 17 are recognized as Rising Stars.

Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Stan Barnhill
Construction Litigation (Roanoke)

Neil V. Birkhoff
Tax (Roanoke)

Victor O. Cardwell
Employment and Labor (Roanoke)

Francis H. Casola
Business Litigation (Roanoke)

Frank K. Friedman
Appellate (Roanoke)

Michael E. Hastings

James W. Jennings Jr.
Civil Litigation Defense (Roanoke)

Richard C. Maxwell
Bankruptcy (Roanoke)

J. Lee E. Osborne
Trust and Estates (Roanoke)

Elizabeth G. Perrow
Medical Malpractice Defense (Roanoke)

King F. Tower
Employment and Labor (Roanoke)

Thomas M. Winn III
Employment and Labor (Roanoke)

2020 Rising Stars

Susan E. B. Cook
Business/Corporate (Roanoke)

Michael P. Gardner
Employment and Labor (Roanoke)

Patice L. Holland
Employment and Labor (Roanoke)

J. Benjamin Rottenborn
Business Litigation (Roanoke)

Daniel T. Sarrell
PI Medical Malpractice Defense (Roanoke)

Joshua R. Treece
Intellectual Property Litigation (Roanoke)

About Super Lawyers

The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers magazines, in leading city and regional magazines, and in newspapers across the United States. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition in the legal profession. The annual selections are made using a process that includes nominations of attorneys, independent research by their peers, and finally, peer reviews by a Blue Ribbon panel. Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” recognizes top up-and-coming lawyers who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing ten or fewer years. Visit superlawyers.com for more information.


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