12.01.2011 Williams Mullen Attorneys Named 2011 Virginia “Legal Elite” Williams Mullen is pleased to announce that the following attorneys have been named among the “Legal Elite” for 2011 by Virginia Business magazine. Virginia Business magazine asked lawyers throughout the Commonwealth to nominate attorneys in 15 practice categories. Forty-six Williams Mullen attorneys in Virginia were selected.

Special recognition was given to James Meath, who was named the state category winner for Labor & Employment. Five Williams Mullen attorneys were recognized in the “Young Lawyer Under 40” category.
Congratulations to:

Farhad Aghdami, Taxes/Estates/Trusts/Elder Law
Ralph “Bill” Axselle, Jr., Legislative/Regulatory/Administrative
William Bayliss, Civil Litigation
Wyatt Beazley, IV, Health Law
Greg Bishop, Business Law
Paul "Chip" Bliley, Jr., Bankruptcy Law
Gray Broughton, Criminal Law
Turner Broughton, Young Lawyer (under 40)
Lynn Brugh, IV, Civil Litigation
W. Alexander Burnett, Young Lawyer (under 40)
David Burton, Labor/Employment
Adam Casagrande, Civil Litigation
Matthew Cheek, Young Lawyer (under 40)
Christian Chiles, Real Estate/Land Use
Andrew Condlin, Real Estate/Land Use
David Dallas, Jr., Business Law
Patrick Devine, Jr., Health Law
William Devine, Civil Litigation 
Joseph DiJulio, Taxes/Estates/Trusts/Elder Law
Calvin "Woody" Fowler, Jr., Civil Litigation
Tom Frantz, Business Law
Heath Galloway, Labor/Employment
Conrad Garcia, Taxes/Estates/Trusts/Elder Law
Howard Gordon, Real Estate/Land Use
Patrick Hanes, Appellate Law
Harold Johnson, Young Lawyer (under 40)
Reginald Jones, Legislative/Regulatory/Administrative
Joseph Latchum, Real Estate/Land Use
Valerie Wagner Long, Real Estate/Land Use
William Mauck, Jr., Construction
James Meath, Labor/Employment
John Mercer, Real Estate/Land Use
Jennifer Mullen, Real Estate/Land Use
Craig Mytelka, Intellectual Property
Doug Nabhan, Labor/Employment
Andy Nea, Jr., Legal Services/Pro Bono
William Old, Jr., Business Law
Benjamin Pace, Young Lawyer (under 40)
William Poynter, Intellectual Property
Sara Rafal, Labor/Employment
Daniel Santos, Health Law
W. H. "Tracy" Schwarzschild, III, Bankruptcy
Thomas Snyder, Business Law
Stephen Test, Construction
John Walker, III, Civil Litigation
Charles Wall, Business Law

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