06.26.2008 Virginia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2008 Announced Forty-Eight Williams Mullen Attorneys Named “Virginia Super Lawyers” and Twenty-Three named “Virginia Rising Stars” for 2008

RICHMOND, VA - Williams Mullen announces today that 48 attorneys have been named “Virginia Super Lawyers,” and 23 have been named “Virginia Rising Stars.” Williams Mullen attorneys have been recognized as Virginia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars by publisher Law & Politics since 2006.

Super Lawyers
David L. Dallas, Jr.     Business/Corporate
Bryan D. Wright     Intellectual Property

Rising Stars
Valerie W. Long     Land Use/Zoning

Super Lawyers
David G. Barger     Construction Litigation
Warren L. Lewis     Franchise/Dealership

Rising Stars
Thomas J. McKee, Jr.     Business Litigation

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Super Lawyers
Joseph H. Latchum, Jr.     Real Estate
William L. Stauffer, Jr.     Business Litigation

Super Lawyers
Patrick C. Devine, Jr.     Health Care
William F. Devine     Business Litigation
David H. Embree     Real Estate
Howard E. Gordon     Real Estate
William A. Old, Jr.     Securities & Corporate Finance
Amy G. Pesesky     Estate Planning & Probate
Stanley L. Samuels     Business/Corporate

Rising Stars
Adam Casagrande     Business Litigation
Kendra Jarrell     Business Litigation

Super Lawyers
David D. Addison     Estate Planning & Probate
Farhad Aghdami     Tax
Ralph L. “Bill” Axselle, Jr.     Land Use/Zoning
R. Brian Ball     Business/Corporate
Stephen E. Baril     Business Litigation
William D. Bayliss     General Litigation
Andrew M. Condlin     Land Use/Zoning
Robert E. Eicher     General Litigation
Calvin W. Fowler, Jr. General Litigation
Philip H. Goodpasture         Business/Corporate
A. Brooks Hock     Real Estate
Lynn F. Jacob     Employment & Labor
Catherine M. Marriott     Employee Benefits/ERISA
Channing J. Martin     Environmental
William R. Mauck, Jr.     Construction Litigation
James V. Meath     Employment Litigation: Defense
Douglas M. Nabhan     Employment & Labor
Eliot Norman     Immigration
Craig L. Rascoe     Tax
Malcolm E. Ritsch, Jr.     Health Care
Julious P. Smith, Jr.     Business/Corporate
Robert E. Spicer, Jr. Securities & Corporate Finance
King F. Tower     Employment & Labor
Sandy T. Tucker     Franchise/Dealership
John L. Walker, III     Business Litigation
Fielding L. Williams, Jr.     Estate Planning & Probate

Rising Stars:
Gregory R. Bishop     Mergers & Acquisitions
Judy Lin Bristow     Business/Corporate
Turner A. Broughton     General Litigation
M. Eve G. Campbell     Business Litigation
Matthew E. Cheek     Banking
Benjamin C. Crumpler     Business/Corporate
Jonathan A. Frank     Real Estate
Heath H. Galloway     Employment & Labor
J. Conrad Garcia     Tax
Sean M. Gibbons     Employment & Labor
Harold E. Johnson     General Litigation
Monica McCarroll     Business Litigation
Stephen C. McCoy     Health Care
W. Benjamin Pace     Business Litigation

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Super Lawyers:
David C. Burton     Employment & Labor
Donald H. Clark     Business Litigation
Joseph A. Di Julio     Estate Planning & Probate
Thomas R. Frantz     Business/Corporate
Robert C. Miller     Estate Planning & Probate
Craig L. Mytelka I    ntellectual Property
C. Grigsby Scifres     Banking
Lawrence R. Siegel     Business/Corporate
Stephen G. Test    Business Litigation

Rising Stars:
Michael J. Bowen    Tax
Robert H. Burger    Business Litigation
William R. Poynter    Intellectual Property Litigation
Sara B. Rafal    Employment & Labor
M. Nicole Williams    Business/Corporate

About Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
The Super Lawyers selection process includes peer nominations, a blue ribbon panel review and independent research of candidates. Super Lawyers Rising Stars are chosen by a survey of the Super Lawyers in each state and through publisher Law & Politics’ independent research. The Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists will appear in Virginia Super Lawyers magazine which will be mailed to attorneys in Virginia and West Virginia, nationwide to the lead corporate counsel of Russell 3000 companies and the ABA-accredited law school libraries. Selected attorneys in Virginia will also appear in a special advertising section in the July 2008 issue of Richmond Magazine. Super Lawyers and Rising Stars can be found on the web at