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Julia A. Rust

Norfolk, VA
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Julia Rust focuses her practice on complex corporate litigation. She handles a range of matters in state and federal courts, including contract disputes, business breakups, non-compete disputes, fraud, shareholder and partner buyouts, business valuation disputes, commercial torts, and defamation. Julia has experience with all aspects of litigation including dispositive motions, summary judgment, depositions, arguing motions, and trial practice.

Before joining Williams Mullen, Julia was a partner with a boutique law firm in Norfolk where she led the civil litigation team. She earned her Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Liberty University School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts degree from Liberty University.

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  • Liberty University School of Law (J.D.), 2014
    • cum laude
  • Liberty University (B.A.), 2010
Professional & Community Affiliations

Community Involvements

  • tHRive – Chairwoman (2015-2017), Board of Directors, Past Chair (2018-2019)
  • Hampton Roads Chamber – Regional Board of Directors, Member at Large (2016-2017), Vice-Chair of Young Professionals (2016-2017), Member (2018-2021)
Bar & Court Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia State Bar

Virginia Super Lawyers - "Rising Star" Business Litigation (2020-present)

Hampton Roads Chamber – LEAD Graduate (2018)

Hampton Roads Diversity & Inclusion Consortium - James K. Spore Community Champion (2018)

CoVaBiz Magazine - Millennial on the Move (2016)