Michael Schwartz

Michael Schwartz is the editor of Richmond BizSense, and covers banking, lawsuits, finance, M&A and golf. He can be reached at [email protected] or 804-855-1037.

Roanoke law firm setting up shop in Richmond

Gentry Locke this month opened its first local office, adding to a Roanoke outpost it has had since its inception and a Lynchburg office it opened a few years ago.

Local bank lining up Scott’s Addition branch

Despite pulling the plug on a planned downtown branch and closing a location in Hopewell as part of a round of expense cuts, a Richmond bank is moving closer to a deal for an outpost in Scott’s Addition.

Insurer winding down in Innsbrook

A large insurance company is shutting down operations of its main Virginia brand and will close its 52-person office in Innsbrook.