35 Hirschler Fleischer Lawyers Named Among Virginia Business Legal Elite

Hirschler Fleischer announces that 35 of its attorneys have been selected among Virginia Business Magazine’s 2016 Legal Elite. The annual recognition, now in its 16th edition, ranks the state’s top attorneys as selected by their peers. The complete list appears in the December issue of Virginia Business, and is available online at www.virginiabusiness.com.

The Hirschler Fleischer attorneys named to the list, organized by practice, are:

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Collin J. Hite

Appellate Law

John R. Walk

Bankruptcy / Creditors’ Rights

Lawrence A. Katz

Stephen E. Leach

Robert S. Westermann

Business Law

S. Brian Farmer

M. Seth Ginther

Brian K. Jackson

Andrew M. Lohmann

J. Kevin Muldowney

Roderick W. Simmons

Civil Litigation

Thomas J. Dillon III

Jacqueline C. Hedblom

Wayne G. Travell

Robert R. Vieth

Construction

Kelly J. Bundy

R. Webb Moore

Courtney Moates Paulk

Environmental

Lisa Spickler Goodwin

Health Law

John C. Ivins, Jr.

Emily M. Scott

Intellectual Property

Robert P. Henley

Labor/Employment

Andrew P. Sherrod

Legal Services/Pro Bono

Carrie Hallberg O’Malley

James L. Weinberg

Real Estate/Land Use

Charles W. Payne

Charles H. Rothenberg

John W. (Jay) Steele

Michael H. Terry

James W. Theobald 

Taxes / Estates / Trusts / Elder Law

James W.C. Canup

David S. Lionberger

Young Lawyer (Under 40)

Jeffrey P. Geiger

Lisa J. Hedrick

Nathaniel L. Story

To compile the annual Legal Elite list, Virginia Business surveys members of the Virginia Bar Association, asking them to nominate who they believe to be the most effective attorneys across 18 practice areas. For the 2016 edition, nearly 3,800 nominees were considered. Roughly 25 percent of the nominees made the final list