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21 Pender & Coward Attorneys Selected as Coastal Virginia's Top Lawyers


Virginia Beach, Va. – 21 Pender & Coward attorneys have been selected by their peers as Coastal Virginia’s Top Lawyers for 2019. 

Coastal Virginia Magazine and CovaBIZ ask lawyers throughout Coastal Virginia to nominate the best in their profession in over 30 practice areas. Winners are listed in the December 2018 issue of CovaBIZ and the January 2019 issue of Coastal Virginia Magazine

The following Pender & Coward attorneys are recognized in the practice areas included below:

Dave Arnold - Eminent Domain

Mark Baumgartner - Business Law

Tom Berkley - Aviation, Admiralty, Maritime & Transportation

Duncan Byers - Intellectual Property Rights

Richard Garriott - Adoption, Marital & Family Law

Brent Haden - Business Law

Jessica Hayes - Elder Law

Ben Hubbard - Construction

Jeff Hunn - Civil Trial

Drew Kubovcik - Criminal Defense

Annie Lahren - Immigration Law

Jim Lang - Environmental & Land Use

Bill Lascara - Construction

JB Lonergan - Real Estate

Rick Matthews - Labor & Employment

Patrick Maurer - Adoption, Marital & Family Law

Jack Rephan - Arbitration & Mediation

Bob Samuel - Worker’s Compensation

Dan Schieble - Personal Injury

Diane Thompson - Wills, Trusts & Estates

Jeff Wilson - Labor & Employment

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