Law

Law firm Frith Anderson + Peake plants flag in Richmond

For its first office outside its hometown of Roanoke, a 25-year-old law firm is setting up shop in Innsbrook after luring a local attorney over from a rival. It’s also in talks to grab some of the furniture left behind at LeClairRyan’s downtown office.

Downtime: The law of throwing clay

Soon after he got his law degree from the University of Richmond, Brian Pitney, now an attorney and shareholder at Sands Anderson, said he felt compelled to pick back up what he had dabbled with and left in high school art class: ceramics.

LeClairRyan falls into bankruptcy; liquidation ongoing

The shell of what’s left of Richmond law firm LeClairRyan was put into Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, leaving creditors, including its landlord at the SunTrust Center downtown, on the hook for tens of millions of dollars.