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04.26.2024 Firm News

27 Williams Mullen Attorneys Named to 2024 Virginia Super Lawyers List; 14 Named Rising Stars

Williams Mullen is proud to announce that 27 attorneys have been selected to the 2024 Virginia Super Lawyers list and 14 attorneys were selected to the 2024 Rising Stars list. According to the publication, no more than five percent of the lawyers in a state are named to Super Lawyers, and no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list.

In addition, the following attorneys received recognition on a Top List:

  • Gregory R. Bishop – Top 100: Virginia, Top 50: Richmond
  • Turner A. Broughton – Top 100: Virginia, Top 50: Richmond
  • David C. Burton – Top 100: Virginia
  • J. Brian Cashmere – Top 100: Virginia
  • Calvin W. Fowler, Jr. – Top 100: Virginia, Top 50: Richmond
  • Jamie Baskerville Martin – Top 50: Women in Virginia
  • Jennifer M. McLemore – Top 100: Virginia, Top 50: Women in Virginia, Top 50: Richmond
  • Michael D. Mueller – Top 100: Virginia, Top 50: Richmond
  • Laura D. Windsor – Top 100: Virginia, Top 50: Women in Virginia, Top 50: Richmond

The Williams Mullen attorneys named to the 2024 Virginia Super Lawyers list, sorted by office location, are:

George H. Bowles – Business Litigation

Alyssa Carducci Dangler – Real Estate

William L. Nusbaum – Real Estate

Christine Nguyen Piersall – Estate Planning & Probate

Farhad Aghdami – Tax

William D. Bayliss – General Litigation

Gregory R. Bishop – Mergers & Acquisitions

Turner A. Broughton – General Litigation

W. Alexander Burnett – Construction Litigation

Calvin W. Fowler, Jr. – Business Litigation

W.F. Drewry Gallalee – Personal Injury General: Plaintiff

J. Conrad Garcia – Tax

Philip H. Goodpasture – Mergers & Acquisitions

Meredith M. Haynes – Business Litigation

Charles E. "Chuck" James, Jr. – Criminal Defense: White Collar

Harold E. Johnson – General Litigation

Jamie Baskerville Martin – Health Care

Jennifer M. McLemore – Bankruptcy: Business 

Michael D. Mueller – Bankruptcy: Business

Brendan D. O’Toole – Business Litigation

W. Benjamin Pace – Business Litigation

John L. Walker, III – Business Litigation

Laura D. Windsor – Employment & Labor

J. Brian Cashmere – Construction Litigation

Arnie B. Mason – Construction Litigation

Virginia Beach
David C. Burton – Employment & Labor

Craig L. Mytelka – Intellectual Property Litigation

The Williams Mullen attorneys named to the 2024 Rising Stars in Virginia list are:

Stephan J. Lipskis – Estate Planning & Probate

Grayson T. Orsini – Real Estate

Julia A. Rust – Business Litigation

Amanda Bird-Johnson – Business Litigation 

Richard G. Clagett, II – Business/Corporate

Justin S. Feinman – Business Litigation

Elizabeth Scott "Scottie" Fralin – Business/Corporate

Sean D. Hicks – Real Estate

Eileen Setien Jackson – Real Estate

Amanda M. Weaver – Employment & Labor

Virginia Beach
Yiorgos L. "George" Koliopoulos – Employment & Labor

Tyler J. Rosá – Business Litigation

Patrick R. Tomlinson – Mergers & Acquisitions

Nicholas G. Vretakis – Mergers & Acquisitions

The selections for this list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service for lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. The publisher states that annual selections are made using a rigorous, multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers magazines and in leading city and regional magazines across the country.

For more information about Super Lawyers, go to To see the full 2024 Virginia Super Lawyers List, click here.