Woods Rogers was recognized by Chambers and Partners as a leader in Labor & Employment Law (Band 2), General Commercial Litigation (Band 4), and Bankruptcy & Restructuring (Band 4) in Virginia. Victor Cardwell rose a rank from Band 3 to Band 2 and five other attorneys were recognized individually for their excellent legal work and client service in their respective practices.
In the category of Litigation: General Commercial, one source remarked, “The firm has multiple talented professionals and strong competency in high-risk matters.” Mark Loftis was named in Band 3 and called a “fine choice of litigator.” Chambers ranks James Jennings as a Senior Statesperson, noting “His practice draws on longstanding experience in trial proceedings.”
The Labor & Employment team is “noted for its strength in regulatory compliance, litigation and labor negotiations.” Victor Cardwell (Band 2), King Tower (Band 2), and Tom Winn (Band 3) were recognized as leading lawyers in this category. Victor was recognized for his work in a wide variety of labor and employment matters. King was noted for his “skillful handling of labor relations.” Tom was noted as a “go-to lawyer for a wide array of employers.”
For the first year, the firm’s Bankruptcy & Restructuring team was recognized by Chambers. Michael Hastings was named in Band 1 for his excellent work, with Chambers noting he is “much admired for his bankruptcy practice.”
Chambers and Partners is one of the most respected legal directories in the world. Individual lawyers are ranked in their practice area(s) based on their legal knowledge, experience, ability, effectiveness, and client service. Law firm practice areas are ranked on the quality of their lawyers and the effectiveness and capability of the department as a whole. Woods Rogers is pleased these attorneys and teams were recognized for their excellent work. We appreciate our clients and colleagues who took the time to provide feedback during the selection process.