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Adrianne Williams Joins Pender & Coward


Virginia Beach, Va. – Pender & Coward is pleased to announce that Adrianne Williams has joined the firm as an attorney in the Virginia Beach office.  Adrianne will focus her practice in the areas of civil litigation and family law. 

A graduate of Washington and Lee University School of Law, Adrianne was recognized by the National Black Law Student Association as National Best Oral Advocate and Regional Champion in the Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition.  She received her undergraduate degree from Virginia Wesleyan University, where she graduated cum laude and served as captain of the track & field team and president of the Model United Nations. 

“Adrianne is a bright and engaging young attorney, and we’re delighted to have her join our team.” said Pender & Coward CEO, Rick Matthews. 

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 and Suffolk and remain committed to accomplishing client goals through proven experience, resourceful solutions and effective communication. For more information, visit