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.

2018 financials revealed for Richmond’s biggest law firms

The financial performance of some of the biggest names in the Richmond legal industry earned attention in recent weeks from a popular trade publication, which found that three of the region’s largest law firms brought in a combined $1.6 billion in revenue last year.

Harrison & Bates to cease operations

“It’s a hard moment for all of us,” CEO David Williams said of the firm’s decision, which comes after it abruptly lost its national flag late last year and one-third of its brokers jumped ship.

Cary Street Partners acquiring N.J. firm

Less than two years after expanding in its hometown with an acquisition in Innsbrook, a downtown Richmond-based financial firm has yet another deal in the works, this time giving it a bigger foothold in the Northeast.

Trading Day: Local SEC filings for 4.4.19

Owens & Minor and Markel post their proxies and executive pay packages, a local REIT offloads nine hotels for $95 million and CarMax reports its year-end results.

C-ville bank zeroes in on Richmond

As the Cavaliers prep for the Final Four, a bank from their hometown of Charlottesville is looking to make a run of its own – into Richmond.