Established in 1979, the Norfolk office has historically focused its practice on complex dispute resolution, offering extensive experience in business litigation, intellectual property, government contracts, and employment and labor law. For more than 35 years, our lawyers have served the business community of Virginia’s eastern seaboard. Today, our “virtual” footprint is unlimited and international in scope. Technology helps us bring together the collective capabilities of our entire firm (19 offices around the world) to engage the increasingly complex legal problems presented by the country’s fastest growing port. Our ability to fashion creative legal solutions to problems around the world, from Bangkok to New York to major cities in Europe, is unique among law firms in Hampton Roads.

In addition to the firm’s pro bono commitment, our lawyers and staff alike remain committed to assisting with pro bono legal work on behalf of the US Coast Guard members. Our office is also involved in various community service projects and fundraising efforts for local nonprofit organizations.

Year this Office was Established: 1979
Lawyers Worldwide: more than 1000


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Of Counsel

James P. Naughton

James P. Naughton

Retired Senior Counsel


C. Evans Poston

C. Evans Poston

Director of Government Affairs


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