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Vandeventer Black LLP

Richmond, Virginia, USA

Headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, we are a dynamic business and litigation law firm established in 1883. We focus on responsiveness and results while providing internationally recognized services across a wide variety of legal sectors.

We take an integrative approach to client services. We are a firm that represents clients across a broad spectrum of industries. Our AV® rated attorneys include qualified arbitrators and mediators for the American Arbitration Association, architects, and mechanical, chemical and civil engineers. Others hold MBAs or other advanced degrees in their areas of practice and are recognized by their peers as being among the best in the legal profession.

When you sit down with us, we will bring the highest level of legal talent to the table. Our expertise spans many disciplines, including bankruptcy and collections, commercial transactions, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, director and officer liability, environmental, ERISA, intellectual property, labor and employment, maritime and admiralty, professional liability, regulatory compliance, and trust and estate planning. Vandeventer Black routinely represents clients in administrative proceedings, alternative dispute resolution, litigation, and appeals.

Our attorneys are leaders in the legal profession, organizations and associations, and our communities. They serve as members on boards of banks, hospitals, colleges, museums, professional associations, industry associations, and are actively involved in many community organizations. We believe in giving back to our local communities.

Practice Areas

  • Arbitration and mediation
  • Banking and Finance
  • Bankruptcy and Creditors Rights
  • Commercial Real Restate
  • Construction
  • Corporate & Business
  • Cybersecurity & Data Privacy
  • Environmental / Energy
  • Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits
  • Litigation
  • Maritime & Admiralty
  • Professional Liability Defense
  • Public / Municipal / Government Contracts
  • Tax


  • Banking and Finance
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Government Contracting
  • Healthcare
  • International Trade
  • Manufacturing
  • Maritime
  • Professional Services
  • Technology
  • Transportation and Shipping


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Additional Contacts

Paul Julius

Executive Director

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Riverfront Plaza - West Tower
901 E. Byrd St., Suite 1600
Virginia 23219

+1 757 446 8600