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Vandeventer Black LLP 

An "AV" Rated - Full Service Business Law Firm With Offices in Norfolk & Richmond, VA; Raleigh & Kitty Hawk, NC; Pasadena, CA & Hamburg, Germany.
Size of Organization: 60
Year Established: 1883
Main Office: Norfolk, Virginia
Web Site: http://www.vanblk.com

Telephone: 757-446-8600
Fax: 757-446-8670

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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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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; Pasadena, California; 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.

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U.S. Federal Litigation Activity
Source: U.S. Federal Civil District Court Databases. Powered by LexisNexis atVantage

Highest number of cases by Vandeventer Black LLP:
Toxic Torts (168 cases in past two years)
Peer Review Ratings

Total number of Peer Review Rated lawyers of Vandeventer Black LLP: 34

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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...

Just Sign Here
James W. Walker, August 6, 2014
Have you ever performed work for a client without getting the client’s signature on a contract? If a problem later surfaced, could you enforce its terms?

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...


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