Vandeventer Black Attorney Receives Highest Chambers USA Ranking
May 26th, 2021

Norfolk, VA (May 26, 2021) –Vandeventer Black LLP partner William E. “Bill” Franczek has been listed as a “Band 1,” the highest recognition in construction law and alternative dispute resolution in the state by the Chambers USA 2021. This institution has previously recognized Bill as a Senior Statesman and Eminent Practitioner.

“ I am honored to receive such exclusive distinction, as only four lawyers are listed in this category,” said Bill.

Published annually by London-based Chambers and Partners, Chambers USA is a referral guide published for premier law firms and lawyers throughout the United States. The rankings are based on peer and client interviews, in-depth research, and consideration of qualities such as technical legal ability, professionalism, commercial astuteness, diligence, level of commitment, and client services.

Bill was a civil engineer working in construction, and his practice focuses on construction law, public contract law, and alternative dispute resolution. He has been regarded as an expert in mediation, arbitration, and conflict management.

Bill is a Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers, a national organization of lawyers who have demonstrated skill, experience, and high standards of professional and ethical conduct in the practice of construction law and who are dedicated to excellence in the specialized practice of construction law. For more information, please visit

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