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Attorney

Michael E. Ornoff

Overview

Experienced in handling cases involving Eminent Domain & Right of Way, Litigation, Mediation and Arbitration, Mike Ornoff has been successfully representing clients since 1980 as a practicing attorney to achieve satisfactory outcomes for over 30 years.

Mike routinely advises state agencies, municipalities and consultants in all phases of right-of-way projects. He handles litigation on behalf of government entities in eminent domain cases and a broad range of tort claims. Trained as a mediator, Mike has earned an outstanding reputation and enjoys working with parties to resolve disputes through methods of Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Represented local regional airport over the course of 7 years of litigation and appeals brought by over a dozen nearby landowners complaining of adverse noise from aircraft during instrument approaches.

Represented Virginia Department of Transportation in an inverse condemnation claim brought by multiple landowners who complained their properties were permanently damaged by flooding due to alleged inadequacy of a drainage culvert.

Virginia Attorney General’s appointed counsel for insured persons and agencies under the Commonwealth of Virginia Medical Malpractice Self-Insurance Plan administered by the Virginia Division of Risk Management, 1990 – 2004.

Virginia Attorney General’s appointed counsel for insured persons and agencies under the Commonwealth of Virginia Constitutional Officers Self-Insurance Plan administered by the Virginia Division of Risk Management, 2000 – 2004.

  • Virginia State Bar
  • Chesapeake Bar Association
  • Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award, 1987
  • Attorney General’s Meritorious Service Award, 1987
  • Cystic Fibrosis Group at The Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters
  • Board of Advisors for Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways History Foundation
Michael E. Ornoff mornoff@pendercoward.com Attorney Pender & Coward, P.C. Office: (757) 502-7340 Mobile: Fax: (757) 502-7379 http://www.pendercoward.com/media/1065/morgan-duplain-mike-ornoff-eminent-domain-right-of-way-lawyer-pender-coward-chesapeake-va.jpg?anchor=center&mode=crop&width=350&height=274&rnd=131158302370000000