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10.07.2022 Firm News

Williams Mullen’s Litigation Practice Named in Benchmark Litigation 2023

Williams Mullen is pleased to announce that the firm’s Litigation Practice has been recognized in the 2023 edition of Benchmark Litigation. The practice received the “Highly Recommended” distinction in Virginia and “Recommended” in North Carolina.

In addition to the firm’s distinction, eight attorneys were named “Local Litigation Stars,” two were named “Future Stars” and one was named to the “40 and Under Hot List.” See below for the full list.

Local Litigation Star – Virginia

  • William D. “Bill” Bayliss (General Commercial, Insurance)
  • Turner D. Broughton (General Commercial)
  • J. Brian Cashmere (Construction)
  • William F. “Bill” Devine (General Commercial)
  • Calvin W. “Woody” Fowler, Jr. (General Commercial, Securities)
  • Charles E. “Chuck” James, Jr. (White Collar Crime)

Local Litigation Star – North Carolina

  • M. Keith Kapp (Antitrust, General Commercial)
  • Camden R. Webb (General Commercial)

Future Star – North Carolina

  • Wes J. Camden (White Collar Crime)

Future Star – Virginia

  • Brendan D. O’Toole (General Commercial)

40 & Under Hot List – North Carolina

  • Caitlin M. Poe (White Collar Crime)

Benchmark Litigation—the definitive guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys—is the only publication to focus exclusively on U.S. litigation. Rankings are determined through a variety of different factors including client interviews, peer recognition, client-base and depth of matters. More information about their methodology can be found at