Dean T. Buckius

Dean T. Buckius: Attorney with Vandeventer Black LLP AV stamp icon
  • Partner at Vandeventer Black LLP (53 Attorneys)
  • 500 World Trade Center, 101 West Main Street, Norfolk, VA 23510
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Dean is a partner with Vandeventer Black, located in the Firm’s Norfolk office. He concentrates his law practice in all areas of labor and employment law and litigation.

He advises and represents businesses on a broad range of employment issues including union avoidance, discrimination, wrongful discharge, wage and hour claims, VOSH/OSHA citations, trade secrets, employment contracts and covenants not to compete.

Dean represents clients in state and federal courts, as well as in administrative forums and before arbitrators and mediators.


Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating

Listed in Best Lawyers in America : Employment Law - Management (2006-present); Labor Law - Management (2006-present)

Virginia Business, “Legal Elite” - Labor/Employment

Thomson Reuters, “Virginia Super Lawyers” - Employment & Labor (2006 - 18)

Leadership Hampton Roads Alumnus

Coastal Virginia Magazine, “Top Lawyers” - Labor & Employment (2016-18)


•Vandeventer Black Attorneys Listed as ‘The Best Lawyers in America’ of 2019
•Twenty-two Vandeventer Black Attorneys Recognized as Top Lawyers
•27 Vandeventer Black Attorneys Named ‘The Best Lawyers in America’ of 2018
•Vandeventer Black Attorneys Recognized as Virginia Super Lawyers
•Twenty-two Vandeventer Black Attorneys 2016 Legal Elite Finalists
•CoVaBiz Magazine Awards Top Honors To 20 Vandeventer Black LLP Attorneys
•20 Vandeventer Black LLP Attorneys have made the Coastal Virginia Magazine Top Lawyers List
•25 Vandeventer Black LLP Attorneys Named Best Lawyers In America 2017
•12 Vandeventer Black LLP Attorneys Selected as 2015 Virginia Super Lawyers
•Congratulations to the Vandeventer Black LLP Attorneys Recognized as 2015 Virginia Legal Elite


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Areas of Practice (3)

  • General Litigation
  • Labor & Employment
  • Sports Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
757.446.8620  Phone
757.446.8670  Fax
University Attended:
College of William and Mary, B.A.
Law School Attended:
Wake Forest University, J.D., cum laude
Year of First Admission:
1993, North Carolina; 1984, Virginia

•Society for Human Resource Management
•Downtown Norfolk Council, General Counsel

Birth Information:
Agana, Guam, 1959
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (1 review)
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