Vandeventer Black attorneys named 2022 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year”
September 9th, 2021

Norfolk, VA (September 8, 2021) – Vandeventer Black LLP lawyers were recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2022 “Lawyer of the Year.” These attorneys were selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments.

Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity. In addition to the “Lawyer of the Year” award, the attorneys are also listed in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the following practice areas:

  • Dean T. Buckius: Employment Law – Management
  • Patrick A. Genzler: Litigation- Environmental
  • Richard S. Guy: Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Bryant C. McGann: Banking and Finance Law
  • Brian L. Sykes: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

Other awarding bodies have recognized Vandeventer Black’s legal team, such as Virginia’s Business Magazine Legal Elite and Rising Stars; Best Lawyers™ The Best Lawyers in America and Lawyers of the Year, Coastal Virginia Magazine Top Lawyers of Coastal Virginia, and Chambers USA Guide Best Lawyers in the Virginia Construction Industry, among others. For more information, please visit

About Vandeventer Black LLP 

Vandeventer Black LLP is a dynamic business and litigation law firm established in 1883 dedicated to responsiveness and results while delivering internationally recognized legal solutions. Headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia’s commercial gateway, its accomplished and diverse attorneys assist clients from offices in Virginia, North Carolina, and Germany.