The collapse of LeClairRyan continues to be an opportunity for its competitors in and outside of Richmond. The shuttered firm’s CEO also departed this week, while pondering his next move.
A disagreement over beer distribution rights has officially spilled into the courtroom in Richmond.
It’s been a busy summer of attorney shuffling in Richmond, fueled in large part by unrest at LeClairRyan. But other firms are getting in on the warm-weather poaching.
Local real estate firm Thalhimer has officially rid itself of a nearly two-year legal dispute with a former longtime employee.
LeClairRyan scored a legal victory last week against a controversial former client, even as it’s in the midst of going out of business in the face of a mass attorney exodus.
“If we win this, we’re going to blow a hole in the Virginia franchise law,” said Bell’s founder Larry Bell. “It’s going to change the brewer-wholesaler relationship in the state of Virginia, and I think we have a decent shot.”
The three-decade-old Richmond law firm that just a few years ago had nearly 400 attorneys is going out of business in the face of continued mass departures.
A week after its co-founder and namesake left for a downtown rival, more local LeClairRyan attorneys have followed suit.
The 300-acre Summer Lake development in the county’s Moseley area is central to a lawsuit filed last month related to a years-long dispute between former business partners.
On the heels of a continued mass exodus of its attorneys and reports of its uncertain future, Richmond law firm LeClairRyan was hit with yet another blow last week.