Address: 101 West Main Street, norfolk, VA, 23510
Law Firm: Vandeventer Black LLP
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|Description||John is a senior partner with Vandeventer Black and concentrates his law practice in Workers’ Compensation Defense and Maritime Litigation matters. His workers’ compensation practice focuses on working with insurance carriers and self-insured businesses defending workers’ compensation claims filed pursuant to the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act and the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. He has litigated multiple claims throughout the Commonwealth before the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission and before Administrative Law Judges from the Department of Labor throughout the country.John’s maritime litigation practice concentrates on defending maritime personal injury claims, both from commercial and recreational boating accidents in both state and federal courts.John received a B.A. from Hartwick College and a J.D. from Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William & Mary. He is a frequent lecturer on compensation and maritime issues. He is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell Law Directory, which is the highest quality and ethics rating possible for attorneys. He is listed in both The Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers in Virginia publications.John served with the U.S. Coast Guard Reserves (1971-94) before retiring as a Commander.NOTABLE ACCOMPLISHMENTSMartindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingListed in Best Lawyers in America: Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers (2013-present)Listed in The Best Lawyers in America Lawyer of the Year – Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers (2021)Richmond Journal of Law and Technology, Senior Staff MemberNewsAttorneys Named 2021 Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year 28 Attorneys Named to 2021 Best Lawyers list Vandeventer Black Attorneys Listed as ˜The Best Lawyers in America’ of 2019 27 Vandeventer Black Attorneys Named ˜The Best Lawyers in America’ of 2018 25 Vandeventer Black LLP Attorneys Named Best Lawyers In America 2017 24 Vandeventer Black LLP Attorneys Included in the Best Lawyers in America 2016 Vandeventer Black LLP Announces 23 Lawyers in the Firm to be Included in the 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America The Best Lawyers in America 2013 Lists 23 Vandeventer Black Attorneys|
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