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Bryan Peeples Elected Pender & Coward Shareholder


Virginia Beach, Va. – Pender & Coward is pleased to announce that Bryan Peeples has been elected a shareholder of the firm.

Bryan focuses his practice on maritime and riparian law, eminent domain/right of way law, and worker’s compensation.  He has been recognized among Best Lawyers Ones to Watch, Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Virginia’s Legal Elite and Coastal Virginia’s Top Lawyers.  Before joining the firm in 2018, Bryan retired from the U.S. Navy after 22 years of service as a pilot.  He completed seven combat deployments and served as the Commanding Officer of a helicopter squadron. 

Bryan is an active member of the Virginia Bar Association, the James Kent Inn of Court, the Maritime Law Association of the United States, the Virginia Maritime Association, and Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity.

“We congratulate Bryan and wish him a long and successful career with our firm,” said Pender & Coward CEO, Dave Arnold. 

About Pender & Coward 

For more than 130 years, 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