Sixteen Woods Rogers Attorneys Are 2021 Virginia Super Lawyers or Rising Stars


Thirteen Woods Rogers attorneys have been selected as 2021 Virginia Super Lawyers®. Eleven of these attorneys have been named as a Super Lawyer at least ten times (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). Three attorneys 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
Bankruptcy: Business

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

Mark D. Loftis
PI - Products: Defense (Roanoke)

Richard C. Maxwell
Bankruptcy: Business (Roanoke)

J. Lee E. Osborne
Estate & Probate (Roanoke)

Elizabeth G. Perrow
PI 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
Estate & Probate (Roanoke)

Patice L. Holland
Employment and Labor (Roanoke)

J. Benjamin Rottenborn
Business 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 for more information.


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