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2014 Virginia Legal Elite - Construction

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David A. Hearne  
Outland, Gray, O’Keefe & Hubbard, Chesapeake

Title: Partner

Other legal specialties: Commercial real estate

Birthplace:  Plattsburgh Air Force Base (New York)

Education: Bachelor’s degree (magna cum laude), Old Dominion University; law degree, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William & Mary

Spouse:  Christy

Children:  Lonnie, Austin and Spencer

Hobbies or pastimes:  Soccer, fishing and my dogs   

First job as a lawyer:  With my law firm, right out of law school

Fan of: Manchester United Football Club (soccer)

Favorite vacation spot:  England

Recently read books:  “My Autobiography” by Sir Alex Ferguson (manager of Manchester United from 1986 to 2013).

Career mentor:  Benjamin A. Hubbard

Do you expect an anticipated rise in interest rates to have an effect on new construction projects?
I am concerned that a rise in interest rates may further depress the construction market and limit new construction projects. 

What was your most memorable construction case? 
Whichever one I just completed, and so on, and so on…

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