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Sixteen Pender & Coward Attorneys Selected as 2016 Legal Elite


Virginia Beach, Va. – Sixteen Pender & Coward attorneys have been selected by their peers to be members of Virginia’s Legal Elite for 2016. 

In partnership with the Virginia Bar Association, Virginia Business magazine asks lawyers throughout the commonwealth to nominate the best in their profession in 18 practice areas. Winners will be listed in the December issue of the publication. 

The following Pender & Coward attorneys will be recognized, along with each attorney’s practice area: 

Dave Arnold - Civil Litigation

Mark Baumgartner - Business Law

Duncan Byers - Intellectual Property

Richard Garriott - Family/Domestic Relations

Jesse Gordon - Young Lawyer (under 40)

Ross Greene - Young Lawyer (under 40)

Annie Lahren - Young Lawyer (under 40)

Jim Lang - Environmental Law

Bill Lascara - Construction

J.B. Lonergan - Real Estate/Land Use

Rick Matthews - Labor/Employment

Patrick Maurer - Family/Domestic Relations

Jack Rephan - Alternative Dispute Resolution

Jeff Rosen - Health Law

Bob Samuel - Legislative/Regulatory/Administrative

Diane Thompson - Taxes/Estates/Trusts/Elder Law