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.
The battle between LeClairRyan and one of its former attorneys continues, even as the law firm has collapsed into bankruptcy.
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.
“Not only is this case not fully resolved, it is nowhere close to being resolved,” court filings state.
Capping a busy summer of legal moves in the Richmond market, an out-of-town law firm has opened its first Virginia office in Innsbrook.
Three months after the Henrico-based direct mail and printing company abruptly shut its doors, three of its creditors are attempting to force it into bankruptcy in an effort to retrieve over $8 million owed.
A year-old Richmond-based law firm is on the move.
On the list of assets the government would look to seize are more than two dozen properties in and around Manchester, as well as the Hilds’ various businesses, including their oyster farming company and recently opened Dogtown Brewing.
The embattled local businessman isn’t going down without a fight.
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.