Linda Rigsby is Williams Mullen’s Director of Client Relations for the financial services industry and Of Counsel with the firm. In this role, Linda works with banks, other financial institutions and attorney teams to determine targeted strategies and solutions to address legal issues in the financial services arena. She brings more than 25 years of experience to the position as both a banking insider and corporate attorney.

Linda Rigsby is Williams Mullen’s Director of Client Relations for the financial services industry and Of Counsel with the firm. In this role, Linda works with banks, other financial institutions and attorney teams to determine targeted strategies and solutions to address legal issues in the financial services arena. She brings more than 25 years of experience to the position as both a banking insider and corporate attorney.

Prior to joining Williams Mullen, Linda served as senior vice president and deputy general counsel for SunTrust Banks, Inc., where she led the fiduciary and real estate legal teams in the bank’s nine-state footprint and managed the Mid-Atlantic legal department, which handles retail and commercial bank matters for Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C.

Linda served as deputy general counsel and corporate secretary for Crestar Financial Corporation from 1985 to 1999 and as general counsel and corporate secretary from 1999 until Crestar was consolidated with SunTrust in 2000. In these positions, Linda was responsible for general banking, fiduciary and human resources legal matters.

Linda began her legal career in 1981 with an international law firm. Her practice focused on tax, estate planning and fiduciary administration matters.

Linda is licensed to practice in the District of Columbia and Virginia. She is active in many legal organizations and has often held leadership positions, including the Virginia Bar Association (executive committee, 1993 to 1995; Wills, Trusts & Estates Section, chair, 1990 to 1992) and the Richmond Bar Association (board of directors, 1991 to 1995; Committee on Sections & Committees, chair, 1994 to 1995; Corporate Counsel Section, chair, 1992 to 1993).

Linda serves on the board of directors of the Bon Secours Foundation, the Bon Secours Richmond Health System Board and the audit committee of the Bon Secours Richmond Health System. She is also a member of the advisory board of the Little Sisters of the Poor in Richmond. 

In 2008, Linda was elected a Fellow of the Virginia Law Foundation in recognition of her outstanding contributions to her community and legal profession in Virginia.  In addition, Martindale-Hubbell has ranked Linda an AV attorney, its highest rating available. In 2011, she was recognized as a Leader in the Law by Virginia Lawyers Weekly

Linda received her Juris Doctor degree from University of Richmond School of Law and graduated with a B.M. from Virginia Commonwealth University.