11.16.2009 Hon. Terrie L. Suit Receives Women in Business Achievement Award from Inside Business VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Williams Mullen announces that Hon. Terrie Suit, Government Affairs Director, will receive the Women in Business Achievement Award from Inside Business. Ms. Suit was honored for her numerous contributions to the Hampton Roads community and for standing as and advocate for women’s rights.

“Terrie is an amazing woman who has been instrumental in the growth of the Hampton Roads community,” said Thomas R. Frantz, president of Williams Mullen. “Her contributions to the military, the Virginia House of Delegates and to women in our community are immeasurable.”

Ms. Suit has extensive experience as a legislator and in government affairs. Before joining Williams Mullen, Ms. Suit spent nearly a decade as a member of the House of Delegates in the Virginia General Assembly representing the citizens of Virginia Beach and Chesapeake. During her tenure she chaired both the General Laws Committee and the Virginia Housing Commission.  She also served on the Commerce and Labor, Counties Cities and Towns, Education and Agriculture committees.  Ms. Suit’s assignments dealt with a wide range of business issues as well as concentrations in housing issues and military relations. Prior to serving in the General Assembly, Ms. Suit served for three years as a gubernatorial appointee to the Virginia Real Estate Board.

“I feel truly honored to be receiving this award,” said Ms. Suit. “I am so thankful to Williams Mullen and to the community as a whole for supporting me.”

Ms. Suit will be honored at a lunch on Dec. 14, 2009 in Norfolk, Va.