Five Woods Rogers attorneys are a 2021 Lawyer of the Year for Roanoke, Va.

These attorneys are ranked as Best Lawyers in their practice areas and now are each recognized as a Lawyer of the Year for Roanoke. Lawyers of the Year have the highest peer feedback in their region and legal practice area.

The Woods Rogers attorneys receiving the 2021 Roanoke Lawyer of Year award are:

Francis H. Casola – Litigation – Real Estate

Victor O. Cardwell – Litigation – Labor and Employment

James W. Jennings Jr. – Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Richard C. Maxwell – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Thomas M. Winn III – Employment Law – Management

portrait of Victor O. Cardwell

Victor O. Cardwell, Principal & Chairman

portrait of James Jennings

James Jennings

portrait of Richard Maxwell

Richard Maxwell

labor and employment

Tom Winn

First published in 1983, Best Lawyers is regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered an honor.