Virginia hotel operator Petersburg Regency LLC filed a $28 million claim in the LeClairRyan bankruptcy case Thursday in Richmond, according to the federal court filing. Petersburg Regency is seeking relief from an automatic stay in LeClairRyan’s handling of an insurance dispute from 2003’s Hurricane Isabel. An automatic stay ensures equality of distribution by preventing one
The subsidiary provides employee benefits to Virginia lawyers
The insurance agency unit of the Virginia Bar Association, formed in 2001, has been rebranded as Virginia Bar Association Insurance. Formerly known as Virginia Barristers Alliance Inc., the subsidiary provides insurance services and products to Virginia lawyers and offers employee benefit products. VBAI represents every health insurer providing coverage in Virginia. The VBA is the
Pender & Coward celebrates its 130th anniversary
Jim Lang’s motivation for joining Pender & Coward after a 25-year career in the U.S. Navy remains as true today as it did when he interviewed with the law firm 14 years ago. “When I was in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps in the Navy, I could count on and trust another JAG to make things happen,
Financial terms not disclosed in second gender pay case against now-defunct firm.
Former LeClairRyan PLLC employee Marci Keatts settled her gender pay discrimination lawsuit against the defunct firm for an undisclosed amount, according to a Nov. 22 court order by Richmond U.S. District Judge Robert E. Payne. The Richmond-based firm, once the fifth-largest in the state, shut down in October under Chapter 7 dissolution after filing for
Matthew Moran will become the Roanoke law firm’s government affairs director.
McAuliffe will work for the law firm’s global privacy and cybersecurity think tank.
Davison M. Douglas will return to the school’s faculty.
Richard Davis comes to law firm from New York consulting firm.
Conversion to Chapter 7 is set for Oct. 4.
Immigration changes create obstacles for hiring legal foreign workers