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04.18.2018 Firm News

53 Williams Mullen Attorneys Named to 2018 Virginia Super Lawyers List; 20 Named 2018 Rising Stars

Williams Mullen is pleased to announce that 53 attorneys have been selected to the 2018 Virginia Super Lawyers list and 20 attorneys were selected to the 2018 Rising Stars list in Virginia. 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-ranking list:

  • Farhad Aghdami – Top 50: Richmond, Top 100: Virginia
  • William D. Bayliss – Top 50: Richmond, Top 100: Virginia
  • Calvin W. Fowler, Jr. – Top 50: Richmond, Top 100: Virginia
  • W. F. Drewry Gallalee – Top 50: Richmond, Top 100: Virginia
  • Lynn F. Jacob – Top 50: Richmond, Top 50: Women in Virginia, Top 100: Virginia
  • Stephen G. Test – Top 100: Virginia

The Williams Mullen attorneys selected for the 2018 Virginia Super Lawyers list, sorted by office location, are:


Thomas F. Bergert – Intellectual Property

David L. Dallas, Jr. – Business & Corporate


George H. Bowles – Business Litigation

Patrick C. Devine, Jr. – Mergers & Acquisitions

William F. Devine – Business Litigation

Alyssa Embree – Real Estate

Howard E. Gordon – Real Estate

Robert E. Korroch – Government Contracts

William L. Nusbaum – Real Estate


David D. Addison – Estate & Probate

Farhad Aghdami – Tax (Top 50: Richmond, Top 100: Virginia)

Earl D. Baggett, IV – Employment & Labor

William D. Bayliss – General Litigation (Top 50: Richmond, Top 100: Virginia)

Wyatt S. Beazley, IV – Health Care

Gregory R. Bishop – Mergers & Acquisitions

Paul S. Bliley, Jr. – Creditor Debtor Rights

Turner A. Broughton – General Litigation

W. Alexander Burnett – Construction Litigation

Matthew E. Cheek – Banking

Calvin W. Fowler, Jr. – Business Litigation (Top 50: Richmond, Top 100: Virginia)

W.F. Drewry Gallalee – Personal Injury General: Plaintiff (Top 50: Richmond, Top 100: Virginia)

Conrad J. Garcia – Tax

Phillip H. Goodpasture – Mergers & Acquisitions

Patrick O. Gottschalk – Business & Corporate

Patrick R. Hanes – Intellectual Property Litigation

Elizabeth G. Hester – Mergers & Acquisitions

A. Brooks Hock – Real Estate

Lynn F. Jacob – Employment & Labor (Top 50: Women)

Harold E. Johnson – General Litigation

Jamie Baskerville Martin – Health Care

James V. Meath – Employee Litigation: Defense

John M. Mercer – Real Estate

Douglas M. Nabhan – Employment & Labor

Brendan D. O’Toole – Business Litigation

W. Benjamin Pace – Business Litigation

Laurence V. Parker, Jr. – Mergers & Acquisitions

Robert D. Perrow – Consumer Law

Craig L. Rascoe – Tax

William H. Schwarzschild, III – Bankruptcy: Business

Julious P. Smith, Jr. – Business & Corporate

John L. Walker, III – Business Litigation

Fielding L. Williams, Jr. – Estate & Probate

Laura D. Windsor – Employment & Labor


Brian Cashmere – Construction Litigation

Robert K. Cox – Construction Litigation

James Phillip Head – Estate & Probate

Virginia Beach

David C. Burton – Labor & Employment

Thomas R. Frantz – Business & Corporate

Monroe Kelly, III – Banking

Craig L. Mytelka – Intellectual Property

John M. Paris, Jr. – Securities & Corporate Finance

C. Grigsby Scifres – Banking

Stephen G. Test – Business Litigation (Top 100: Virginia)

The Williams Mullen attorneys selection for the 2018 Rising Stars list in Virginia are:


Caroline W. Stanton – Business & Corporate


Scott C. Miller – Business Litigation

Cameron M. Rountree – Business Litigation


Joseph Blackburn, III – Civil Litigation: Defense

Elinor H. Clendenin – Employee Benefits

Patrick A. Cushing – Government Relations

Daniel J. Durst – Tax

Meredith M. Haynes – Business Litigation

Jennifer Ligon – Health Care

T. Preston Lloyd, Jr. – Land Use/Zoning

Jonathan T. Lucier – Business Litigation

Andrew O. Mathews – Business Litigation

Katherine W. Payne – Government Relations

Lauren W. Waller – E-Discovery

Kyle H. Wingfield – Tax

Erica B. Zhang – Business Litigation


James Germano – Construction Litigation

William Wozniak – Government Contracts

Virginia Beach

Anne E. Domozick – Business & Corporate

Meagan J. Kalantar – Business & Corporate