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David L. Arnold
Chief Executive Officer

Dave has served on the firm's Executive Committee since 2015 and was elected as CEO in 2019. He has practiced law for over 25 years and leads Pender & Coward’s eminent domain practice group. He focuses his practice on civil litigation, real estate and business matters. A certified Senior Right of Way Professional (SR/WA) and frequent presenter at Right of Way industry conferences, Dave also speaks at continuing legal education seminars.

Mark R. Baumgartner
Chief Financial Officer

Mark was elected to serve as the firm's CFO in 2017. With over 20 years of legal experience, Mark began his legal career as a law clerk at Pender & Coward after serving in the United States Marine Corps and operating an import and wholesale distribution company. He focuses his practice on litigation, business and real estate matters.

Kevin L. Hubbard
Chief Operating Officer

Kevin was elected to serve as the firm's COO in 2022. He is also the managing shareholder of the firm's Chesapeake office and has practiced law in Chesapeake for over 30 years. Kevin focuses his practice on personal injury and civil litigation cases and regularly represents injured workers before the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission. Kevin also counsels clients on corporate and real estate contract matters and litigation.