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12 Pender & Coward Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Virginia Super Lawyers or Rising Stars

05/24/18

Virginia Beach, Va. – The following 12 Pender & Coward attorneys have been recognized as 2018 Virginia Super Lawyers or Rising Stars*. 

Duncan Byers – IP Litigation

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

Richard Garriott – Family Law

A Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Richard focuses his practice on Family Law, Domestic Relations and Civil 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 Gordon – Construction Litigation*

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

Ross Greene – Eminent Domain*

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

Ben Hubbard – Construction Litigation

Ben focuses his practice on construction law and mediation and arbitration.  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

Kristen Jurjevich – Business/Corporate*

Kristen focuses her practice on Business and Commercial Transactions, Real Estate and Community Association matters.  She also has been recognized as a Millennial on the Move by CovaBIZ. 

Anne Lahren – Immigration: Business*

Ann focuses her practice on Immigration, Family Law and Civil Litigation.  She is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated and has been recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America and Inside Business’ Top 40 Under 40 and among Virginia’s Legal Elite and Coastal Virginia’s Top Lawyers

Patrick Maurer – Family Law

A Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Patrick focuses his practice on Family Law, Domestic Relations and Criminal and Traffic Law and is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated. He has also been recognized among Virginia’s Legal Elite and Coastal Virginia’s Top Lawyers.

Jack Rephan – Construction Litigation

Jack 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 Rosen – Business Litigation

Jeff focuses his practice on Civil Litigation, Local Government, Employment and Insurance Defense.  He has also been recognized among Virginia’s Legal Elite

Bob Samuel – Personal Injury General: Defense

Bob focuses his practice on Workers’ Compensation and 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

Diane Thompson – Estate & Probate

Diane 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 is ranked as a Top 50 Female Virginia Super 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. 

About Pender & Coward

For more than a century, Pender & Coward has been dedicated to the success of its clients, representing businesses of all sizes, governmental entities and individuals. The firm’s attorneys practice throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia from offices in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and Suffolk and remain committed to accomplishing client goals through proven experience, resourceful solutions and effective communication. For more information, visit www.PenderCoward.com.