46 Kaufman & Canoles Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America 2018

Kaufman & Canoles,P.C. is pleased to announce that the following attorneys were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018:

DEBRA C. ALBISTON, Family Law, Family LawMediation, Virginia Beach
MICHAEL E. BARNEY, Corporate Law, Real Estate Law, Virginia Beach
STANLEY G. BARR JR., Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Employment Law-Management, Labor Law-Management, Litigation-Labor & Employment, Litigation-Municipal, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants, Norfolk
ROBERT J. BARRY, Employment Law-Management, Litigation-Labor & Employment, Norfolk
R. BARROW BLACKWELL, Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants, Williamsburg
JOHN M. BREDEHOFT, Employment Law-Management, Litigation-Labor & Employment, Norfolk
KRISTAN B. BURCH, Construction Law, Norfolk
PAUL K. CAMPSEN, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation-Bankruptcy, Norfolk
GEORGE L. CONSOLVO, Corporate Law, Public Finance Law, Norfolk
JASON R. DAVIS, Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants, Norfolk
ANN K. CRENSHAW, Litigation-Real Estate, Real Estate Law, Virginia Beach
LAWRENCE G. CUMMING, Real Estate Law, Hampton
DAVID M. DELPIERRE, Corporate Law, Norfolk
ROBERT E. FARMER III, Real Estate Law, Virginia Beach
TERRY C. FRANK, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Richmond
PAUL W. GERHARDT, Real Estate Law, Williamsburg
ROBERT C. GOODMAN JR., Corporate Law, Derivatives & Futures Law, Mutual Funds Law, Norfolk
PHILIP L. HATCHETT, Trusts and Estates, Newport News
R. BRAXTON HILL III, Litigation & Controversy-Tax, Litigation-Trusts & Estates, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates, Virginia Beach
BARRY W. HUNTER, Public Finance Law, Real Estate Law, Norfolk
GUS J. JAMES II, Corporate Law, Norfolk
DAVID KAMER, Trusts and Estates, Norfolk
KIRKLAND M. KELLEY, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates, Norfolk
SCOTT W. KEZMAN, Employment Law-Management, Litigation-Labor & Employment, Norfolk
CHARLES E. LAND, Real Estate Law, Norfolk
DENNIS T. LEWANDOWSKI, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation-Bankruptcy, Norfolk
RICHARD C. MAPP III, Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Commercial Transactions/UCC Law, Employee Benefits Law, Norfolk
JEFFREY L. MARKS, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Virginia Beach
VINCENT J. MASTRACCO JR., Corporate Law, Norfolk
ALISON M.MCKEE, Banking and Finance Law, Virginia Beach
T. BRAXTON MCKEE, Health Care Law, Norfolk
CHARLES V. MCPHILLIPS, Corporate Law, Norfolk
TERENCE MURPHY, Litigation-Construction, Norfolk
STEPHEN E. NOONA, Litigation-Antitrust, Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent, Norfolk
JOHN PETERSON, Employee Benefits Law, Tax Law
ALFRED M. RANDOLPH JR., Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Norfolk
HUNTER W. SIMS JR., Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White Collar, Litigation-Antitrust, Litigation-Banking & Finance, Litigation-First Amendment, Litigation - Trust& Estates,Norfolk
ROBERT E. SMARTSCHAN, Corporate Law, Norfolk
RANDY C. SPARKS, JR., Employment Law-Management, Labor Law-Management, Richmond
W. EDGAR SPIVEY, Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Land Use & Zoning, Litigation-Mergers & Acquisitions, Litigation-Real Estate, Litigation-Securities, Norfolk
JEFFREY M. STEDFAST, Real Estate Law, Norfolk
STEPHEN E. STORY, Franchise Law, Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent, Norfolk
WILLIAM R. VAN BUREN III, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, and Health Care Law, Norfolk
LEWIS W. WEBB III, Trusts and Estates, Norfolk
BURT H. WHITT Employment Law-Management, Labor Law-Management, Litigation-Labor & Employment, Norfolk
JAMES L. WINDSOR, Real Estate Law, Newport News

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Over 83,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and we have received more than 13 million votes to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 7.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

Additionally K&C is pleased to announce that six of the firm's attorneys have been named Best Lawyers 2018 Lawyers of the Year.

JOHN M. BREDEHOFT was named Norfolk Employment Law - Management Lawyer of the Year
BARRY W. HUNTER was named Norfolk Public Finance Lawyer of the Year
CHARLES E. LAND was named Norfolk Real Estate Lawyer of the Year
TERENCE MURPHY was named Norfolk Litigation - Construction Lawyer of the Year
STEPHEN E. NOONA was named Norfolk Litigation - Patent Lawyer of the Year
LEWIS W. WEBB III was named Norfolk Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year

Best Lawyers in America is designating Lawyers of the Year in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities, honoring a single lawyer in each specialty as the Lawyer of the Year. Lawyers being honored as Lawyers of the Year have received particularly high ratings in our surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.


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