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Vandeventer Black attorneys recognised as 2021 Top Lawyers

12th January 2021

Attorneys from the MSI's Virgina Norfolk-based business and litigation law firm, Vandeventer Black, have been recognised as Top Lawyers of Coastal Virginia for 2021. This distinction is a peer-rated nomination given to those lawyers who exemplify excellence in their specialty.

The recognised attorneys are:

Admiralty, Maritime & Transportation

Edward J. Powers

Arbitration & Mediation

William E. Franczek

Banking & Financial

Bryant C. McGann

Business Law   

Christopher Ambrosio

Richard J. Crouch

Civil Law Litigation

Jonathan V. Gallo


James R. Harvey

Neil S. Lowenstein

Construction Legacy

Daniel R. Weckstein

International Law

Anthony J. Mazzeo

Labor & Employment

Anne G. Bibeau

Dean T. Buckius

Arlene F. Klinedinst

Labor & Employment Rising Star

Michael D. Pierce

Environmental & Land Use

Patrick A. Genzler

Tax Law

Patrick W. Herman

Wills, Trusts & Estates

Geoffrey G. Hemphill

Anita O. Poston

Workers’ Compensation

Nash Bilisoly

Megan B. Caramore

Adam S. Rafal

Brian L. Sykes

Kimberley Herson Timms

Workers’ Compensation Rising Star

Dustin T. Narcisse

Previous recognitions for Vandeventer Black attorneys include Best Lawyers in America, Lawyers of the Year, Virginia Business Legal Elite, and Virginia Super Lawyers. For more information, visit

About Vandeventer Black LLP - Norfolk

Headquartered in Norfolk, 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.

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