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06.12.2009 Williams Mullen Recognized as a Leader in Business Law by Chambers USA Richmond, Va. – Williams Mullen announces that the 2009 edition of Chambers USA has again ranked the firm’s practice areas and attorneys among the top in Virginia and North Carolina. The firm secured nine different practice rankings and 20 individual attorney rankings.

This year’s rankings included three additional attorneys including David V. DuVal (Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use: Southern Virginia – Virginia), David C. Burton (Labor and Employment – Virginia) and William F. Devine (Litigation: General Commercial – Virginia). The firm’s litigation practice also won accolades after it moved from Band 3 to Band 2.

Practice Area Rankings:

Band 2
Corporate/M&A: Southern Virginia - Virginia
Environment - Virginia
Intellectual Property: Southern Virginia - Virginia
Labor & Employment - Virginia
Litigation: General Commercial - Virginia
Real Estate: Southern Virginia - Virginia

Band 3
Environment - North Carolina
Labor & Employment - North Carolina
Real Estate - North Carolina

Individual Rankings:

Senior Statesman
Julious P. Smith, Jr. in Corporate/M&A: Southern Virginia - Virginia

Band 1
Channing J. Martin in Environment - Virginia
James V. Meath in Labor & Employment - Virginia
William D. Bayliss in Litigation: General Commercial - Virginia
Ralph L. Axselle, Jr. in Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use: Southern Virginia - Virginia

Band 2
Thomas R. Frantz in Corporate/M&A: Southern Virginia - Virginia
Amos C. Dawson, III in Environment - North Carolina
Craig L. Mytelka in Intellectual Property: Southern Virginia - Virginia
Catherine M. Marriott in Labor & Employment: Benefits & Compensation - Virginia
Andrew M. Condlin in Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use: Southern Virginia - Virginia
David V. DuVal in Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use: Southern Virginia - Virginia

Band 3
Randolph H. Lickey in Corporate/M&A: Southern Virginia - Virginia
William A. Old Jr in Corporate/M&A: Southern Virginia - Virginia
Michael C. Lord in Labor & Employment - North Carolina
David C. Burton in Labor & Employment - Virginia
Lynn F. Jacob in Labor & Employment - Virginia
William F. Devine in Litigation: General Commercial - Virginia
David R. Dorton in Real Estate - North Carolina
Reuben G. Clark, III in Real Estate - North Carolina
John M. Mercer in Real Estate: Southern Virginia – Virginia

About Chambers USA
Chambers USA bases its rankings on market research into the strengths and reputations of U.S. attorneys and law firms. For the current directory, over 10,000 interviews were conducted with clients and attorneys across the nation. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by the client. Please visit www.chambersandpartners.com/us for more information.