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TEN PENDER & COWARD ATTORNEYS RECOGNIZED AS 2017 VIRGINIA SUPER LAWYERS AND RISING STARS

04/13/17

Virginia Beach, Va. – The following ten Pender & Coward attorneys have been recognized as 2017 Virginia Super Lawyers or Rising Stars*: 

Duncan G. Byers – Business Litigation

Byers focuses his practice on intellectual property and business matters.  He has also been recognized as one of Virginia’s Legal Elite and Coastal Virginia’s Top Lawyers. 

Richard E. Garriott, Jr. – Family Law

A Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Garriott focuses his practice on Family Law, Domestic Relations and Litigation and is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated. He has also been recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America and among Virginia’s Legal Elite and Coastal Virginia’s Top Lawyers. Garriott is ranked as a Top 100 Virginia Super Lawyer. 

Jesse B. Gordon – Construction Litigation*

Gordon practices in the areas of civil, commercial and construction litigation.  He has also been recognized among Virginia’s Legal Elite and Coastal Virginia’s Top Lawyers.

D. Rossen S. Greene – Eminent Domain*

An AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated attorney, Greene practices primarily in the areas of Eminent Domain, Civil Litigation and Real Estate. He has also been recognized among Virginia’s Legal Elite. 

Kristen R. Jurjevich – Business/Corporate*

Jurjevich focuses her practice on Business and Commercial Transactions and Civil Litigation. 

Anne C. Lahren – Immigration: Business*

Lahren focuses her practice on Civil Litigation, Immigration and Family Law.  She is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated and has been recognized among Virginia’s Legal Elite and Coastal Virginia’s Top Lawyers

Jack Rephan – Construction Litigation

Rephan focuses his practice on Construction, Government Contracts, Mediation and Arbitration.  An AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated attorney, he has also been recognized among Virginia’s Legal Elite and Coastal Virginia’s Top Lawyers. 

Jeff W. Rosen – Business Litigation

Rosen focuses his practice on Litigation, Employment, Insurance and Municipal Law. He has also been recognized among Virginia’s Legal Elite

Robert L. Samuel, Jr. – Personal Injury General: Defense

Samuel focuses his practice on Workers’ Compensation and Civil Personal Injury Litigation. He is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated and also recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America, Virginia’s Legal Elite and Coastal Virginia’s Top Lawyers.

E. Diane Thompson – Estate & Probate

Thompson focuses her practice on Estate Planning, Trust and Estate Administration, Fiduciary Income Taxation, Federal Estate and Gift Taxation and Post-mortem Tax and Disclaimer Planning. She is also recognized among Virginia’s Legal Elite, the Best Lawyers in America and Coastal Virginia’s Top Lawyers. Thompson has been recognized this year as a Top 50 Female Virginia Super Lawyer and as a Top 100 Super Virginia Lawyer. 

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Attorneys named Virginia Rising Stars* go through the same selection process, except that they must be 40 years old or younger or have been practicing for 10 years or less. No more than 5% of attorneys in the state are named to the Virginia Super Lawyers list each year, and no more than 2.5% are named Rising Stars. For more information, visit www.superlawyers.com.