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Kaufman & Canoles


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What the team is known for

Regional firm with a versatile litigation practice handling both civil and criminal cases, and notable strength in title insurance matters. Offers additional services in antitrust, First Amendment, tort and construction disputes as well as IP law.

Notable practitioners

Stephen Noona is a key contact.

Department Information

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Built around a core of experienced trial lawyers who have tried many complex jury and non-jury cases in both federal and state courts locally and around the country, Kaufman & Canoles’ Litigation practice is one of the region’s most successful and well-regarded trial sections. Members of the Litigation practice each specialize in particular areas of complex trial work in both federal and state courts and in both civil and criminal arenas. In addition to seasoned trial lawyers who handle a broad spectrum of commercial and contractual disputes, the section boasts a deep selection of bar leaders in a large number of more complex litigation areas including: complex commercial disputes; intellectual property law, antitrust law, securities law, policyholder coverage matters, business torts, products liability, white collar criminal defense, labor and employment, bankruptcy, environmental law, government contracting and construction law and others.


Noona, Stephen E. (Head of Department)

Basnight, Daniel F.

Belote, Clark J.

Berrett, Dale Truitt

Blackwell, R. Barrow

Buitrago, Sarah

Burch, Kristan B.

Crenshaw, Ann K.

Davis, Jason R.

Graham, David B.

Hoey, Laura

Kadish, Lauren S.

Lewandowski, Dennis T.

Marks, Jeffrey L.

Murphy, Terence

Norment Jr., Thomas K.

O'Donnell, Patrick H.

Pratt, Adam B.

Sherwin, Mary Elizabeth

Short, Mark A.

Short Jr., Winthrop A.

Spivey, W. Edgar

Story, Stephen E.

Wills, Benjamin A.

Windsor, James L.


Antitrust Law


Business Tort

Commercial and Contractual Disputes

Complex Business Matters

Complex Commercial Disputes

Construction Law

Credit Unions

Environmental Law

First Amendment/Defamation

Government Contracts & Defense Industries

Infrastructure & Transportation

Insurance Coverae Disputes

Intellectual Property Law

Labor and Employment

Municipality Law

Policyholder Coverage Matters

Products Liability

Professional Liability Defense

Securities Law

White Collar Criminal Defense


Kaufman & Canoles


150 West Main Street

PO Box 3037




VA 23514-3037

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