Roanoke’s Woods Rogers announces merger with Norfolk-based law firm | Business Local

One of Roanoke’s cornerstone regulation companies has announced it will merge with a further founded authorized team based in Norfolk.

The new consolidated business, to be known as Woods Rogers Vandeventer Black, will be among the Virginia’s biggest, according to a information launch.

“With the intent of running as a put together organization as speedily as possible, business leaders are relocating forward to finalize the organizational composition and execute integration strategies,” the launch claimed, adding that the new team “will come to be one of Virginia’s biggest law corporations with much more than 130 lawyers and a overall workforce of much more than 250 men and women.”

Woods Rogers Vandeventer Black will have Virginia places of work in Roanoke, Norfolk, Richmond, Lynchburg and Charlottesville, with more destinations in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, and Hamburg, Germany.

Woods Rogers President Daniel Summerlin, Board of Directors Chairman Victor Cardwell and Main Economical Officer Autumn Visser will retain people titles in the new organization, according to the information launch.

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Cardwell is now president of the Virginia Bar Association. Before this yr, the gavel was handed more than to Cardwell by Vandeventer Black’s Richard Ottinger, who served as VBA president in 2021. The put together firm can depend 10 legal professionals who have served as VBA president.

Now, Virginia Enterprise ranks Woods Rogers, which has places of work in Roanoke’s Wells Fargo Tower, as No. 7 and Vandeventer Black as No. 12 of the greatest legislation firms in Virginia.

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