Vandeventer Black LLP

  • Established in 1883
  • Firm Size 53
  • We Keep You Moving Forward.
  • Peer Reviews

    4.7/5.0 (242)
  • Profile Visibility [ i ]
    • #1,888 in weekly profile views out of 299,964 total law firms Overall
Attorney Awards

About this firm

Vandeventer Black LLP is a dynamic 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, our accomplished attorneys assist clients from offices located in Virginia, North Carolina and Germany.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, labor and employment, maritime and admiralty, 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 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!

Areas of Practice (65)

Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:

  • 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
  • Labor and Employment Employers
  • Employer Intentional Torts
  • Employer Liability
  • Employer Rights
  • Employment Arbitration
  • Employment Breach of Contract
  • Wage and Hour Law
  • Unfair Labor Practices
  • Title VII Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Human Resources Law
  • Federal Employment Law
  • Fair Labor Standards
  • Employment Defense
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Union Labor Law
  • Collaborative Law
  • International Mediation
  • International Dispute Resolution
  • International Arbitration
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

People (53)

0 Applied Filters

Refine Results

Business Law, ERISA & Employee Benefits, Labor & Employment, International Business, Tax, Trust & Estate, Estate Plannin ...

Peer Reviews
5.0/5.0 (1) Review

Accounting Malpractice, Commercial Litigation, Construction, Construction Defect, Environmental, Legal Malpractice Defen ...

Peer Reviews
5.0/5.0 (1) Review

Banking & Finance, Corporate & Business, Commercial Real Estate, Hemp & Medical Cannabis, International Business, Merger ...

Peer Reviews
3.0/5.0 (1) Review

Labor & Employment, Maritime & Admiralty Law, Workers' Compensation Defense

Peer Reviews
5.0/5.0 (13) Reviews

General Litigation, Health Care, Hemp & Medical Cannabis, Labor & Employment, Legal Malpractice Defense, Medical Malprac ...

Peer Reviews
5.0/5.0

Alternative Dispute Resolution, Commercial Litigation, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy, Hemp & Medical Cannabis, Litigation ...

Peer Reviews
4.5/5.0 (12) Reviews

Accounting Malpractice, Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Construction, Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy & Collect ...

Peer Reviews
5.0/5.0

Appellate Practice, Labor & Employment, Maritime & Admiralty Law, Workers' Compensation Defense

Peer Reviews
5.0/5.0

Banking & Finance, Corporate & Business, Commercial Real Estate, Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy & Collections

Peer Reviews
4.8/5.0 (16) Reviews

Peer Reviews

4.7/5.0 (242 reviews)
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.7/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.7/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.7/5.0
  • Communication

    4.7/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.7/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Adam S. Rafal by a Associate on 05/20/16 in Labor and Employment

    Mr. Rafal has always been very knowledgeable in all of the cases in which we have litigated together. He is a zealous advocate for his client, but always remains professional.

    Mr. Rafal has always been very knowledgeable in all of the cases in which we have litigated together. He is a zealous advocate for his client, but always remains professional. Read less

    Read less
  • 4.8/5.0 Review for Anthony J. Mazzeo by a Associate on 06/05/14 in Litigation

    Mr. Mazzeo is a highly effective litigator with a broad understanding of all aspects of commercial litigation.

    Mr. Mazzeo is a highly effective litigator with a broad understanding of all aspects of commercial litigation. Read less

    Read less

*Attorneys who only have peer reviews prior to April 15, 2008 are not displayed.

Documents (331)

Documents by this Organization on Martindale.com

Diversity

Vandeventer Black LLP is an equal opportunity business law firm. The Firm is dedicated to diversity and to uphold equal opportunities in all areas of the firm. The Firm has a strict policy regarding unlawful discrimination. The policy prohibits discrimination in employment due to race, color, age, sex, gender, religion, national origin, pregnancy, or disability. The firm prohibits sexual harassment, including but not limited to, sexually-oriented requests or attention by employees, partners, clients, customers, and visitors. Harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, pregnancy, or disability is also strictly prohibited.

 

 

  1. Number of Finance Professionals who are...

    • Non-minority Males 1
    • Minority Males 0
    • Non-minority Females 0
    • Minority Females 0
  2. Number of Administrative Professionals who are...

    • Non-minority Males 3
    • Minority Males 1
    • Non-minority Females 25
    • Minority Females 9
  3. Number of Technology Professionals who are...

    • Non-minority Males 3
    • Minority Males 0
    • Non-minority Females 0
    • Minority Females 0
  4. Number of partnerships with minority owned law firms? 0

  5. Number of Librarians who are...

    • Non-minority Males 0
    • Minority Males 0
    • Non-minority Females 0
    • Minority Females 0
  6. Number of Associates who are...

    • Non-minority Males 6
    • Minority Males 0
    • Non-minority Females 6
    • Minority Females 1
  7. Number of Of Counsel who are...

    • Non-minority Males 4
    • Minority Males 0
    • Non-minority Females 6
    • Minority Females 0
  8. Number of Partners who are...

    • Non-minority Males 34
    • Minority Males 0
    • Non-minority Females 4
    • Minority Females 0
  9. Number of Human Resources Professionals who are...

    • Non-minority Males 0
    • Minority Males 0
    • Non-minority Females 1
    • Minority Females 0
  10. Number of Other Lawyers who are...

    • Non-minority Males 0
    • Minority Males 0
    • Non-minority Females 0
    • Minority Females 0
  11. Number of Paralegals who are...

    • Non-minority Males 1
    • Minority Males 0
    • Non-minority Females 16
    • Minority Females 6
  12. Number of Marketing Professionals who are...

    • Non-minority Males 0
    • Minority Males 0
    • Non-minority Females 2
    • Minority Females 0
  13. Plan on partnering with minority owned law firms? No

  14. Number of partnerships with women owned law firms? 0

  15. Plan on partnering with women owned law firms? No

Bar Registry

  • Administrative Law

  • Admiralty/Maritime Law

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Appellate Practice

  • Banking Law

  • Commercial Litigation

  • Construction Law

  • Corporate Law

  • Creditors Rights

  • Eminent Domain

  • Energy Law

  • Environmental Law

  • Executive Compensation

  • General Practice

  • Government Contracts

  • Immigration and Naturalization

  • Insurance Defense

  • International Business Law

  • Labor and Employment Law

  • Legal Malpractice

  • Medical Malpractice

  • Product Liability Law

  • Professional Liability

  • Real Estate Law

  • Securities Law

  • Tax Law

  • Trusts and Estates, Wills and Probate

  • Workers Compensation

Locations (4)

Contact Vandeventer Black LLP

Required Fields

Required Fields


By clicking on the "Submit" button, you agree to the Terms of Use, Supplemental Terms and Privacy Policy. You also consent to be contacted at the phone number you provided, including by autodials, text messages and/or pre-recorded calls, from Martindale and its affiliates and from or on behalf of attorneys you request or contact through this site. Consent is not a condition of purchase.

You should not send any sensitive or confidential information through this site. Emails sent through this site do not create an attorney-client relationship and may not be treated as privileged or confidential. The lawyer or law firm you are contacting is not required to, and may choose not to, accept you as a client. The Internet is not necessarily secure and emails sent though this site could be intercepted or read by third parties.