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R. Webb Moore

Richmond
(804) 771-9561 phone
(804) 644-0957 fax

wmoore@hf-law.com


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R. Webb Moore began practicing law with Hirschler Fleischer following four years of work as a consulting engineer.  He is a Shareholder and past Director of the Firm.  The focus of his practice includes:  general business and corporate law, representing business owners and individual entrepreneurs in a variety of business concerns; product liability defense; construction and real estate development law, representing owners, contractors, subcontractors, architects and engineers in a variety of construction-related and development concerns; and intellectual property law, representing businesses in patent, trademark and copyright matters including IP litigation.  Webb is a licensed professional engineer (“P.E.”) and is registered to practice as a patent attorney before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Relevant Experience:

  • Representation of owners and developers, contractors, design professionals and sureties in commercial, retail, mixed-use and institutional real estate development projects;
  • Defending manufacturers in product liability litigation, including publicly-traded corporations in multi-million dollar claims;
  • Representation of business clients in corporate and partnership transactions and disputes, including large, complex litigation;
  • Representation of design professionals (architects and engineers) before the Virginia State Board of Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers, and Landscape Architects;
  • Appeals of public contract cases before the Federal Board of Contract Appeals;
  • Prosecution and defense of large, complex construction claims, including mechanic’s lien claims, with respect to significant public and private construction projects;
  • Consultation with clients regarding protection of all forms of intellectual property, including copyright protection of computer software, software licensing, trademark and service mark protection and patent protection;
  • Representation of clients before the United States Patent & Trademark Office; and
  • Representation of clients in intellectual property litigation, including patent, trademark and copyright infringement litigation.

Education:

  • University of Richmond School of Law, J.D., 1987
  • University of Virginia, B.S.M.E., 1980

Published Works/Speaking Engagements:

  • Co-author, with Courtney Moates Paulk, “Ten Design and Construction Contract Provisions to Negotiate,” Construction Specifier, September 15, 2015
  • Frequent Lecturer and Author on all aspects of Intellectual Property Law, Construction, and Development

Recognition:

  • Named a “Leader in the Field,” Construction, Southern Virginia, Chambers USA: Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2018
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Construction Law, Litigation - Construction, Woodward/White, Inc., 2009-2018
  • Named a "Recognized Practitioner," General Commercial Litigation, Virginia, Chambers USA, 2017
  • Selected for inclusion as a “Super Lawyer,” Construction Litigation, Virginia Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2007-2017
  • AV Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named to "Legal Elite" (Construction), Virginia Business, 2001-2017

Memberships:

  • American Bar Association (Member, Forum on the Construction Industry, Section of Intellectual Property Law)
  • Virginia State Bar (Construction Law Section Board of Governors; Intellectual Property Section)
  • Construction Specifications Institute (Past Director)
  • Associated General Contractors
  • Associated Builders and Contractors

Firm Involvement:

  • Past Director
  • Commercial Litigation Team Leader

Bar Admission:

  • Virginia, 1987
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office Bar
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States District Court, Western District of Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Licensed Professional Engineer (Virginia)
  • Certified Construction Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association