If you are involved in a legal dispute, having a lawyer who keeps your best interests in mind is as important as having a lawyer with sharp legal instincts and extensive trial experience. Fortunately, the attorneys on our Commercial Litigation team have all three.  

We will work with you to determine your goals and address your concerns. In matters large or small, our culture of client service centers on you and your needs. We regularly counsel clients on early settlements, avoiding costly and draining court battles while preserving their public image. We are also experienced trial lawyers comfortable taking cases to verdict in both state and federal courts. 

Leaders in Litigation  

Chambers & Partners ranked our Litigation practice, recognizing Mark Loftis as one of Virginia’s leading commercial litigators, including being named to the Chambers’ “Leaders in Their Field” list. 

WRVB attorneys represent clients in litigation and dispute resolution in a variety of matters, including: 

  • Appeals 
  • Employment claims 
  • Construction and real estate  
  • Insurance coverage 
  • Intellectual property 
  • Personal injury 
  • Premises liability 
  • Product liability 
  • Property loss claims 
  • Subrogation claims 
  • Tort and contract disputes 
  • Toxic torts 
  • Wrongful death 

Alternative Dispute Resolution 

We will help you understand the kinds of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) available to you. We will guide you through the applicable procedures, including reviewing proposed contractual arbitration clauses or other contract provisions. Our goal is to resolve conflict early when appropriate, drafting favorable provisions that address the concerns of all parties. 

Our attorneys have experience in representing clients in arbitrations, mediations, and other forms of ADR. We regularly handle matters before the American Arbitration Association, Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services (JAMS), and other ADR forums. Our attorneys also have experience in international arbitration and the unique procedures they involve. 

Local Virginia Counsel 

WRVB attorneys act as local counsel for companies and law firms representing clients in both the Western and Eastern District Courts of Virginia. Our team has litigated disputes of national and global interest. 

Maritime Litigation  

With an office in Norfolk, home of the world’s largest naval base, WRVB handles maritime litigation in matters of collisions and allisions, vessel foreclosure, charter party disputes, vessel arrests and seizures, enforcement and defense of maritime liens, oil spills and pollution, title disputes, Jones Act claims, Coast Guard proceedings, and cargo shipments. 

Healthcare Provider Liability 

Our litigation team provides professional liability defense for physicians and other healthcare providers, accountants, insurance agents, and lawyers. Our attorneys are equipped and experienced to handle any size claim, from minor to multi-million dollar matters. 

Case Management 

Our team of paralegals and professionals provides document management, investigation, E-Discovery, and case management support. Their skill allows us to provide you with timely and efficient legal services. 

Whether you choose to commit to a trial, settle early, or use alternative dispute resolution, you will have a team with the appropriate expertise and experience to achieve your goals. 

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