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.

Chicago law firm eyes growth in Richmond

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With a bullish view on its business prospects in Richmond, a Chicago-based midsized law firm has signed on for a new, larger office downtown.

Local CPA swings into golf simulator venue

Rather than thinking about retirement, a longtime local law firm accountant is driving full-on into a new entrepreneurial venture that stems from his lifelong pastime.

Wells Fargo trims another local branch

Continuing a trend it began in 2017, a big national bank is further shrinking its physical presence in the Richmond market.

Big News: BizSense’s most-read stories of 2018

Among the 1,000 or so news stories the dogged BizSense reporting crew churned out this year, there were some that caught readers’ attention in a special way, causing them to spread like wildfire.

Editor’s Picks: The best of BizSense from 2018

As we take stock of another year’s accomplishments, we share with you our list of favorite stories: our biggest scoops, best reporting, most memorable storytelling, catchiest headlines and the brightest of colorful characters (dogs included) that we documented in 2018.