December 9th, 2021

Flora Pettit proudly announces that eight of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2021 “Legal Elite” survey conducted annually by Virginia Business magazine.  Statewide, only 4.08% or 1,271 lawyers of the approximately 31,151 active Virginia State Bar members were named this year.

The honored lawyers and the expertise for which they were recognized are Patrick C. Asplin (Intellectual Property/Information Technology), Andrew S. Baugher (Civil Litigation), Michael E. Derdeyn (Civil Litigation), Richard H. Howard-Smith (Taxes/Estates/Trusts), Seth J. Ragosta (Family Law/Domestic Relations), Scott M. Raney (Real Estate/Land Use), Andrew B. Stockment (Intellectual Property/Information Technology), and Cathleen P. Welsh (Labor/Employment Law).

Flora Pettit is a business and litigation law firm with 25 attorneys specializing in over 24 diverse practice areas. Flora Pettit serves the Commonwealth from offices in Charlottesville and Harrisonburg.  Flora Pettit’s attorneys are also regularly included on Virginia Super Lawyers® and Best Lawyers in America® lists.