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Vandeventer Black LLP 
Norfolk, Virginia Office
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World Trade Center, 101 West Main Street, Suite 500
Norfolk, Virginia  23510

(Independent City)
Mailing Address: World Trade Center, 101 West Main Street, Suite 500, Norfolk, Virginia, 23510
Telephone: 757-446-8600
Fax: 757-446-8670

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Office Hours:
Monday: 08:00 AM-05:30 PM
Tuesday: 08:00 AM-05:30 PM
Wednesday: 08:00 AM-05:30 PM
Thursday: 08:00 AM-05:30 PM
Friday: 08:00 AM-05:30 PM

Admiralty/Maritime LawArbitration
Banking LawBankruptcy Law
Business LawCivil Trial Practice
Commercial LitigationConstruction Law
Creditors RightsEminent Domain
Energy LawEnvironmental Law
General PracticeGovernment Contracts
Health Care LawImmigration and Naturalization
Intellectual Property LawInternational Business Law
Labor and Employment LawMedical Malpractice
Professional LiabilityReal Estate Law
Tax LawWorkers Compensation
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About this office:

Vandeventer Black LLP is an "AV" rated full service business law firm with offices in Norfolk and Richmond, Virginia; Raleigh and Kitty Hawk, North Carolina; and Hamburg, Germany.

Practice areas include litigation, labor and employment, maritime, construction, medical malpractice defense, environmental, public/government contracts, immigration, tax, real estate, Federal and State workers' compensation, creditors' rights, bankruptcy and lender representation, trademark and copyright, and professional errors and omissions defense.

Vandeventer Black provides excellence in all areas of client service, including responsiveness and results. We have attorneys who are qualified as arbitrators and mediators for the American Arbitration Association. A number of our attorneys have experience as licensed mechanical, chemical, and civil engineers, and architects. Others hold advanced degrees in their areas of practice, such as tax and environmental law. Our attorneys are continually recognized by their peers as being among the best in their practice areas.

Vandeventer Black has been a leader in the community as well as in the legal profession. Vandeventer Black regularly earns recognition as one of Virginia's "Best Places to Work". Our attorneys serve as members on the boards of directors of banks, hospitals, colleges, museums, professional associations, industry associations, and other community organizations. In 2005, we established the Vandeventer Black Foundation, which supports many worthy community causes. Founded in 1883, Vandeventer Black has a rich history of professional success and community involvement.


Specific Practice & Industry Groups Details:
Admiralty & Maritime LawBanking and Finance
BusinessCommercial Litigation
Commercial Real EstateCommunity Associations
ConstructionConstruction and Public Contracts
Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and CollectionsCriminal
Eminent Domain and Land UseEnvironmental
General LitigationGovernment Contracts
Government Contracts & Construction LawHealth Care
ImmigrationIntellectual Property
International BusinessLabor & Employment Law
Labor and EmploymentMaritime
Ship RepairTax
Workers' Compensation Defense

Statement of Practice Summary:
Admiralty Law; Arbitration; Mediation; Aviation Law; Banking Law; Bankruptcy; Creditors' Rights; Commercial Transactions; Community Associations; Construction Law; Environmental Law; Estate Planning; General Litigationlitigation; Federal Practice; Government; Public Contracts; Health Care; Immigration Law; International Law; Intellectual Property; Insurance Defense; Labor And Employment; Employment Law; Land Use; Local Government Law; Municipal Law; Malpractice; Maritime Law; Mergers And Acquisitions; Products Liability; Public Utility Law; Real Estate; Taxation; Technology Law; Workers' Compensation; Energy; Wind Energy; Appellate Practice; Business Law; Commercial Real Estate; Debtor and Creditor; Eminent Domain; Government Contracts; Workers Compensation.

Documents by Lawyers at this office
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Civil Penalty Increased for Noncompliance with Virginia Workers' Compensation Insurance Laws
Lisa L. Thatch, November 2, 2014
The 2014 General Assembly approved an increase in the civil penalty imposed when an employer required to insure under the Workers’ Compensation Act fails to insure. The law change amended section 65.2-805 of the Workers’ Compensation Act, which previously imposed which a civil penalty...

Additional Insured Certificates: What Do They Mean?
James R. Harvey, June 17, 2014
Shifting the significant risk of loss is a basic part of construction contracting. Contractors are familiar with requirements to provide proof of insurance and to name the owner, architect and general contractor as an additional insured on the commercial general liability policy. Most parties...

And Then There Was LEED v-4
George M. Nicholos, June 17, 2014
U.S. Green Building Council Inc., (USGBC) recently rolled out LEED version 4 (LEED v4) of the Leadership and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating system. LEED v4 was originally referred to as LEED 2012, but delays during the public commentary period necessitated the change to LEED v4....

Year Established: 1883

GENERAL COMMERCIAL REPRESENTATION: Cape Hatteras Electric Membership Corporation; Hipage Co., Inc.; Flagship Group, Ltd.; Hampton Roads Shipping Association - ILA Pension and Welfare Benefit Funds; Icelandic USA, Inc.; Liberty Property Trust; Norfolk Airport Authority; Owens-Illinois; The CSL Group; Virginia International Terminals, Inc.

BANKING: Branch Banking and Trust (BB&T); Centura; Wachovia; Towne Bank.

CONSTRUCTION & GOVERNMENT/PUBLIC CONTRACTS: Atlantic Marine Construction Company, Inc.; Atlantic Drydock; B D & A Realty & Construction, Inc.; Bayshore Concrete Products Corp.; Chicago Bridge & Iron; Davis Boat Works, Inc.; E.L. Hamm & Associates, Inc.; E.V. Williams, Inc.; ESCO Marine, Inc.; Fidelity and Deposit Company of Maryland; Fincantieri Marine Systems North America, Inc.; Globe Iron Construction Corp.; Glover Construction Co., Inc.; Goldbelt Eagle, LLC; Hampton University; Industrial Sales Company; Lifesource Biomedical, LLC; Management Consulting, Inc.; McKenzie Construction Corp.; McLean Contracting Co., Inc.; Mid-Eastern Builders, Inc.; MYMIC, LLC; Norfolk International Airport; Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc.; Quality Enterprises USA, Inc.; S B Ballard Construction Co., Inc.; Riggins Company, LLC; Skanska USA Civil Southeast, Inc.; Sprinkle Masonry, Inc.; States Roofing Corporation; VIRTEXCO Corp.; The Bionetics Corporation; Town of Cape Charles; Western Branch Diesel, Inc.; W.M. Jordan Company; Zurich North America.

EMINENT DOMAIN, LAND USE AND PROPERTY RIGHTS: Albemarle Electric Membership Corporation; Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation; Cape Hatteras Electric Membership Corporation; Carteret-Craven Electric Membership Corporation; Chicago Title Insurance Co.; Federated Rural Electric Insurance Exchange; Lawyers Title Insurance Corp.; Max Radio of the Carolinas, LLC; Nags Head Construction & Development, Inc.; North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation; Pitt & Greene Electric Membership Corporation; Security Union Title Insurance Co.; Southern Shores Realty Co., Inc.

LABOR & EMPLOYMENT/WORKERS' COMPENSATION: Hampton Roads Shipping Association; The Hartford; Metro Machine Corp.; Signal Administration, Inc.; New Dominion Pictures, Inc.; AIU Holdings; The Travelers Companies.

MARITIME: Ace Insurance; Allied Marine Industries, Inc.; Atlantic Yacht Basin; Assuranceforeningen GARD; Britannia Steamship Protection & Indemnity Association; Buchanan Marine; Hapag-Lloyd Container Lines; Fincantieri Marine Systems North America Inc.; Chesapeake Yachts Inc.; Crofton Diving Corp.; Hampton Roads Maritime Association; Intersee Schiffahrts gmbh & Co. KG; Osprey Associates; London United Marine Agency; Maersk Line Ltd.; Marine Claims Handling Agencies GmbH; Moran Towing Corporation; Noord Nederlandsche Protectie Club; North of England P & I Assn. Ltd.; The Standard Steamship Owners Protection and Indemnity Assn. Ltd.; The Steamship Mutual Underwriting Assn. (Bermuda) Ltd.; The American Club; The Swedish Club; Through Transport Club; United Kingdom Mutual Steam Ship Owners Mutual Assurance Assn. (Bermuda) Ltd.; West of England Ship Owners Mutual Insurance Assn. (Luxembourg); Sunderland Steamship; British Marine Mutual Hull Assoc., Ltd.; UK Defense Club; Virginia Pilot Association; Zim Integrated Shipping Services Inc.

PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY DEFENSE: MEDICAL MALPRACTICE - Golden Living Care One; State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company; Western World Insurance Company; Tudor Insurance Company; Stratford Insurance Company; CNA HealthPro Global Specialties; Beverly Enterprises, Inc.; Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Services, Inc.; Beverly Enterprises-Virginia, Inc.; Mountain Empire Operations, LLC; Westport; Cardiovascular Associates of Virginia, P.C.; Aegis Therapies, Inc. LEGAL MALPRACTICE - Lawyers Protector Company.

APPROVED ATTORNEYS FOR: Chicago Title Insurance Co.; Lawyers Title Insurance Corp.; Ticor Title Insurance Co.; Zurich American Insurance.

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