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Vandeventer Black LLP 

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Size of Organization: 57
Year Established: 1883
Main Office: Norfolk, Virginia
Web Site: http://www.VanBlackLaw.com

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

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Vandeventer Black LLP is a full-service business law firm established in 1883. We focus on responsiveness and results while providing internationally recognized services across a wide variety of legal sectors. Headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, we employ more than 60 accomplished attorneys from five offices located in North Carolina and Germany in addition to Virginia.

At Vandeventer Black, you will know that you are important. Our size and collective experience allow us to offer you the best legal advice available with the personal attention and value you might expect from a much smaller firm.

We take an integrative approach to client services. Vandeventer Black is an AV® rated business law firm that represents clients across a broad spectrum of industries. Our 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, creditors' rights, criminal defense, director and officer liability, eminent domain and land use, environmental, ERISA, intellectual property, immigration, labor and employment, professional liability, regulatory compliance, trust and estate planning, and workers' compensation. 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 in our communities. Our attorneys serve as members on boards of banks, hospitals, colleges, museums, professional associations, industry associations, and are actively involved in many community organizations. At Vandeventer Black, we believe in giving back to our local communities. We support a variety of charitable organizations, such as Eggleston Services, Special Olympics, food banks, rescue squads, fire departments, Boys & Girls Clubs, the Salvation Army, and United Way, among others. In 2005, we established the Vandeventer Black Foundation, which supports many community causes.

When you choose to place your trust in our team, we'll bring the legal resources and specialized knowledge that you need. As our client you'll get the benefit of our legal expertise, our experienced insight, and our commitment to serve you, our client. Put our history and team on your side!

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U.S. Federal Litigation Activity
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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: 36

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