Law: DAVID C. BURTON
PARTNER AND REGIONAL MANAGING PARTNER FOR HAMPTON ROADS, WILLIAMS MULLEN, VIRGINIA BEACH
Burton, who specializes in labor and employment law, has repeatedly been named a top attorney on state law lists. In his practice, he defends large corporations in cases involving employee disputes, disability and age discrimination and labor relations.
A graduate of Elon College and the University of Richmond School of Law, Burton also serves as general counsel to Hampton Roads Transit and is vice chair of the Virginia Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section Council through the end of 2022.
Outside of work, he has served as chairman of the Virginia Beach Neptune Festival board of directors since 2019 and was crowned King Neptune in 2018.
PERSON I ADMIRE: My wife and children. Despite both my children having a rare progressive neurological disease, my wife has always taught our children that they can work with their challenges.
HOBBY/PASSION: I have a large vinyl record collection that grows weekly.