February 1st, 2023

Flora Pettit is pleased to announce that Elizabeth C. Southall has joined the law firm as an
attorney in its Charlottesville office.

Press Release - Elizabeth Southall Joins the FirmLiz has practiced law in Charlottesville since 2015, following a judicial clerkship in the 13ᵗʰ
Judicial Circuit of Virginia. Liz focuses her practice on litigation in the areas of family law,
real estate, local government law, intentional torts, and negligence. She has litigated and
resolved matters involving real property disputes, trucking and motor vehicle accidents, fraud,
business torts, breach of contract, premises liability, and municipal liability. Liz also enjoys
advising and representing school boards, local government entities, and their employees in claims
involving civil rights violations, employment discrimination, wrongful termination, and state
statutory violations.

A native of Amelia County, Liz received her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia
and her law degree from University of Richmond School of Law, where she was a teaching assistant,
served on the Editorial Board of the University of Richmond Law Review, and graduated cum laude.
Liz has been named a Virginia Rising Star by Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters 2020-2023.

Matt Von Schuch, President of Flora Pettit, said, “We are always excited to welcome lateral
attorneys who come with the experience and reputation that Liz has garnered during her practice in
Virginia. She will be an outstanding addition to our bench of seasoned litigators helping clients
with their individual and business litigation needs.”

Flora Pettit is a business and litigation law firm with 26 attorneys specializing in over 24
diverse practice areas. Flora Pettit serves clients throughout Virginia and beyond in both routine
and complex transactional and litigation matters. Flora Pettit attorneys excel at solving their
clients’ toughest and most complex issues. Flora Pettit serves the Commonwealth from offices in
Charlottesville and Harrisonburg.

Phone: (434) 979-1400
Fax: (434) 977-5109
530 East Main Street
P.O. Box 2057
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
Phone: (540) 437-3100
Fax: (540) 437-3101
90 North Main Street, Suite 201
P.O. Box 1287
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22803