2014 Virginia Legal Elite – Construction
David A. Hearne
Outland, Gray, O’Keefe & Hubbard, Chesapeake
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
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…