Blake R. Christopher

Blake R. Christopher: Attorney with Vandeventer Black LLP

Biography

Blake is a mid-level associate with the firm. His practice includes general civil litigation and administrative matters, government contracts and construction as well. He appears before Virginia courts, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and various administrative agencies. Blake values personal relationships and prioritizes people above all else.

Blake received his J.D. from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William & Mary, where he served as student body president and as a member of the Bill of Rights Journal. Blake also competed on the school’s National Trial Team, winning Best Advocate at Georgetown University Law Center’s 2014 White Collar Crime Invitational. While attending law school, he worked in the legal departments of both Huntington Ingalls Industries and Newport News Shipbuilding.

Blake earned his B.A. (summa cum laude) in Political Science from the University of Louisville. He studied abroad at the University of Oxford in Oxford, England, and at Renmin University of Beijing, China. Blake is an associate in the firm’s Construction and Government Contracts group. He focuses his practice on contract disputes and resolution, especially those contracts involving government entities generally or the United States Navy specifically. He values personal relationships and dedicates his energy and abilities to detailed client communication and, ultimately, client success.

Notable Accomplishments

CoVa Biz Magazine, “Millenials on the Move”, 2016

news

•Blake R. Christopher Joins Vandeventer Black LLP’s Construction and Government Contracts Practice Group

articles

•NEW FAR CLAUSE HEIGHTENS CYBERSECURITY STANDARDS FOR CONTRACTORS’ INFORMATION SYSTEMS
•General Accountability Office Proposing Fee for E-Filing Protests
•Highway Projects Affected by Cargo Preference Act Changes
•Federally-Funded Highway Projects Impacted by Federal Cargo Preference Act Changes Effective as of February 15, 2016
•Primer on Virginia’s Data Breach Law: Part Two
•Primer on Virginia’s Data Breach Law: Part One

Speaking Engagements

Community Associations Day 2017, SPARK presenter

Guest Speaker, William & Mary Law School, Government Contracts Class

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Construction
  • Government Contracts
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Community Associations
  • General Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
757.446.8511  Phone
757.446.8670  Fax
www.vanblk.com
Mailing Address:
World Trade Center, 101 West Main Street, Suite 500, Norfolk, VA 23510
University Attended:
University of Louisville, B.A., Political Science, summa cum laude
Law School Attended:
Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William & Mary, J.D.
Year of First admission:
2015
Admission:
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia; Virginia
Memberships:

PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

American Heart Association, Executive Board

Associated Builders and Contractors, Young Leaders Division

Associated General Contractors

Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association

Tidewater Builders Association

Virginia Ship Repair Association

Woodbridge Condominium Association, Board of Directors

ISLN:
923310811
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
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