Bristow, Virginia Business Lawyers

James M. Sack
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Virginia Business Law Lawyer with 43 years experience

Boston University School of Law and Georgetown University Law CenterDistrict of Columbia and Virginia
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Merritt James Green
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Virginia Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience

Mr. Green is General Counsel, P.C.'s founder, managing partner and leads its employment law practice. Merritt serves as an outside general counsel to numerous clients providing guidance on legal issues confronting... Read More »
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Lee Dixon II
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Virginia Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience

University of Florida Levin College of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of LawDistrict of Columbia, Florida, Ohio, Virginia and Montana
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Jamie J. Sack
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Virginia Business Law Lawyer

The George Washington University Law SchoolMaryland, Virginia and District of Columbia
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Heather R. Steele
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Manassas, VA Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(703) 506-9440 9073 Center Street
2nd Floor
Manassas, VA 20110
Business, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
George Mason University School of Law
Heather is admitted to the practice of law in the Commonwealth of Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. She represents businesses and individuals and helps to resolve their disputes through litigation, mediation, and negotiation of agreements. Heather handles small business representation, including contract reviews, contract drafting, entity formation (corporations, LLCs), corporate transactions (buy/sell, mergers, acquisitions), demand letters, business litigation and collections. Ms. Steele also represents homeowners associations (HOAs) and condominium associations (condos) with regard to general legal advice, drafting of resolutions, supervision and certification of elections, registration with the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation...
Michael E. Hollingsworth
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Woodbridge, VA Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(703) 492-4200 12660 Lake Ridge Drive
Woodbridge, VA 22192
Business, Civil Rights and White Collar Crime
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Michael’s experience has taken him through every level of Virginia's court system. He has tried cases in the district and circuit courts of virtually every county in Northern Virginia and in the Eastern District of Virginia. Beyond trial work, Michael has argued before both the Supreme Court of Virginia and the Virginia Court of Appeals. He is a member of the Prince William County and Alexandria Bar associations and serves on the Board of Directors for the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (VACDL).

Michael graduated from the Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law...
Peter Owen Francescon
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Manassas, VA Business Law Attorney
(703) 656-7349 9300 Grant Avenue Suite 200
Manassas, VA 20110
Business, Criminal, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
George Mason University School of Law
A retired Marine Corps Officer, Mr. Francescon graduated Magna cum Laude from the George Mason University School of Law in December 2003. His practice areas include criminal defense, traffic offenses, uncontested divorces, guardian ad litem for incapacitated individuals and business law. He is admitted to practice in Virginia and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.
Daniel Augustine Harvill
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Manassas, VA Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(703) 485-3111 9403 Grant Avenue, Suite 202
Manassas, VA 20110
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
George Mason University School of Law and The George Washington University Law School
V. Rick Nishanian
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Manassas, VA Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(703) 369-4738 9200 Church St
Suite 400
Manassas, VA 20110
Business and Real Estate
George Mason University
Rick Nishanian is a highly respected real estate attorney. He is well known for his ability to craft legal documents for complex situations, ranging from complicated loan documents to multi-faceted business transactions. Clients appreciate his responsiveness and his attention to detail.
Christopher Schlechte
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Manassas, VA Business Law Lawyer
(703) 369-4738 9200 Church St
Suite 400
Manassas, VA 20110
Business
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Christopher G. Schlechte is an associate with the law firm of Vanderpool, Frostick & Nishanian, P.C. His primary area of practice is Business Law with a focus on corporate formation and commercial real estate transactions. Chris began his legal career as a Clerk to the Honorable Rossie D. Alston, Jr in the Virginia Court of Appeals. His prior experience also includes finance and IRS negotiations.

Chris is a Manassas native and serves his community as a volunteer track coach at Parkside Middle and is a 2018 recipient of the Healthy Communities Healthy Youth Local Hero Award.
Juan E. Milanes, Esq.
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Reston, VA Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(703) 880-4881 c/o Law Offices of Juan Milanes PLLC
1831 Wiehle Ave Ste 105
Reston, VA 20120
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense and Stockbroker Fraud
American University Washington College of Law
Mr. Milanes has built a solid reputation for outstanding legal work and inspirational management and mediation skills. Throughout his twelve year career with the United States Department of Justice, during which time he held several positions ranging from Federal Prosecutor to trainer for the Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training Office, Mr. Milanes appeared as lead counsel in several hundred cases, successfully trying several. He spent years working in various capacities in both the Washington, D.C. metro area and Suan Juan districts and, in addition to having significant legal connections and being a well-respected litigator in both jurisdictions,...
Helen Marmoll
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Haymarket, VA Business Law Lawyer with 51 years experience
(703) 754-7474 Little Haven Farm
3097 James Madison Highway
Haymarket, VA 20169
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
American University Washington College of Law
My legal practice involves both planning and litigation in my practice areas, all of which is done from Little Haven Farm, a 4-acre horse farm and my residence. Personal time is spent riding horses, working on my English gardens and playing the piano.
Sean R Hanover
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Fairfax, VA Business Law Lawyer
(800) 579-9864 2751 Prosperity Ave.
Suite 150
Fairfax, VA 22031
Business, Criminal, Employment and Family
Attorney Hanover has been working in the legal arena since graduating with double Master Degrees in Employment Law (HR) and Union Law (Industrial Relations) in 1996. He obtained his JD from the University of the District of Columbia in 2008 and maintains a vibrant practice focusing on immigration, bankruptcy, criminal defense, and business law. In a twist he never saw coming, Mr. Hanover has become accomplished at defending gang members and individuals convicted of drug offenses in immigration court. In addition to his law practice, Mr. Hanover also owns an IT consulting company, HHC, Inc. based in Fairfax, VA. This company...
Bernard Crane
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Fairfax, VA Business Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(202) 429-2900 10560 Main Street
Suite 310
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Bernard Crane graduated from George Washington University, and earned his law degree from Catholic University. He's been practicing criminal and business law in the Washington area since 1985. For over 30 years, he's zealously fought for clients accused of all types of crimes - from marijuana to murder and carjacking. There's almost nothing he's not already seen and learned to deal with, both in the courtroom and at the negotiating table. He's helped thousands of people get through some of the worst times in their lives. He can help you, too.

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Before becoming an attorney, he was a private investigator,...
Matthew Joseph Yao
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Virginia Business Law Lawyer

I am located in Fairfax, Virginia and serve the Northern Virginia area. My practice focuses primarily on Juvenile and Family Law, Immigration Law, and Elder Law. Read More »
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Lee E. Berlik
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Virginia Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience

Lee E. Berlik is the founder and managing member of BerlikLaw, LLC. Based in Northern Virginia, BerlikLaw concentrates its practice in the areas of defamation law (libel and slander), business disputes, and intellectual... Read More »
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John C. Cook
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Fairfax, VA Business Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(703) 865-7480 3050 Chain Bridge Rd
#200
Fairfax, VA 22030
Business, Employment and Personal Injury
George Mason University School of Law
John C. Cook is a founding partner of Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC, where he has practiced since the firm’s inception in 2007. Previously, John practiced in two firms in Northern Virginia. He began his career in the District of Columbia’s Corporation Counsel’s (now Attorney General’s) office.

John’s practice emphasizes the representation of executives, employees and small businesses in employment law matters, including advice and counsel regarding workplace issues; drafting, review and negotiation of severance agreements, executive contracts and employee handbooks; and litigation arising out of breach of contract, non-competition agreements, workplace assaults, theft of proprietary information, fraud, Family and Medical...
Ashley Morgan
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Herndon, VA Business Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(703) 880-4881 722 Grant Street, Suite G
Herndon, VA 20170
Business, Bankruptcy, Immigration and Tax
Florida Coastal School of Law
Ashley F. Morgan is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia. She is also authorized and admitted to practice law in the United States District Court and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. She has dedicated the majority of her legal career helping clients file Chapter 7, 11, and 13 in the Eastern District of Virginia. Ashley works with both individual and business debtors to find the best solution to their debt problems. She is regularly in bankruptcy court in Alexandria, VA or attending 341s with our clients.

Ashley is fluent in both English...
Mary Mikell Baker
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Reston, VA Business Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(703) 722-0588 1818 Library St
#500
Reston, VA 20190
Business, Employment and Trademarks
Georgetown University Law Center
Mary Baker is a senior litigation attorney and Of Counsel to BerlikLaw, LLC. Mary engages primarily in civil litigation, including business and commercial litigation, employment litigation, intellectual property and trademark litigation and complex litigation. She has handled litigation covering essentially every issue that affects business. She litigates primarily in Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia, but has litigated in federal courts in California, Georgia, Maryland, New York and Texas.

Some notable professional accomplishments and highlights include:

Winning a $5.4M verdict as lead counsel for a successful Northern Virginia internet technology company in an employment and trade secrets theft case in the...
Andrew Strickland
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Fairfax, VA Business Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(703) 829-6233 10615 Judicial Drive
Suite 102
Fairfax, VA 22030
Business, Consumer and Real Estate
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
I am a solutions-oriented, service provider with a background in real estate and business law. Prior to law school, I worked in real estate sales, property management, and investments. Throughout law school, my focus was on real estate and business. As a legal professional, I have held positions as an attorney providing services to the low-income and as a judicial law clerk working for a trial court judge providing research, legal drafts, and recommendations. Now, as a legal professional at Woehrle Dahlberg Jones Yao, I supplement my knowledge and experience with those in the firm to...
Charles E McWilliams Jr.
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Prince William, VA Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
4310 Prince William Pkwy.
Suite 300
Prince William, VA 22192
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
Georgetown University Law Center and George Mason University School of Law
Chuck has practiced in Winchester and throughout northern Virginia since 2007. He is both a lawyer and a Certified Public Accountant (with an LL.M in Tax and Estate Planning) and worked in public accounting before attending law school. Chuck’s practice focuses on complex estate planning and administration matters, resolving tax disputes, business planning, choice of entity, conservation easements and other business matters. Chuck has extensive training in complex estate and business matters and his practice focuses primarily on business owners and families with more than $1 million in liquid assets. Chuck regularly works to resolve family disputes, establish business...
Wilfred Yeargan
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Fairfax, VA Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(703) 352-9044 11350 Random Hills Rd
#800
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Franklin Pierce Law Center
Attorney Wilfred Yeargan graduated from the University of New Hampshire Law School, Franklin Pierce in 1998. He has served the Northern Virginia area for eighteen years, providing skillful defense of thousands of criminal, traffic and DUI cases. He also assists clients with prosecution and defense of civil matters such as expungements, protective orders, personal injury and contract claims.

Attorney Wilfred Yeargan is an experienced litigator and has successfully defended thousands of criminal and traffic charges in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Some of the routine matters defended by his office include Reckless Driving, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Driving...
Mr. Kia Brian Kondori
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Fairfax, VA Business Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(703) 385-2080 4085 Chain Bridge Road
Suite 401
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Immigration and Probate
After passing the Virginia State Bar in 2014, Mr. Kondori became an associate attorney at Pikrallidas & Associates, involved with all types of cases, ranging from personal injury, divorce and family law, contract review & consulting, the ever changing immigration field, as well as civil and traffic matters. Kia aims to continue representing his clients to the best of his abilities as one of the founding attorney's at Kondori, Moorad & Niesen. Mr. Kondori is a homegrown Virginia talent, born and raised in Northern Virginia. He graduated from George Mason University with a B.A. in Government...
Philip C. Krone
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Fairfax, VA Business Law Attorney
(703) 865-7480 3050 Chain Bridge Rd
#200
Fairfax, VA 22030
Business, Civil Rights and Employment
Widener University Commonwealth Law School
Philip C. Krone concentrates his practice in employment law, civil litigation, and civil rights litigation.

Mr. Krone is licensed to practice law in Virginia and the District of Columbia. He is a member of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, Virginia Bar Association, and the Fairfax Bar Association. While Mr. Krone’s practice covers the general span of civil litigation issues, he is often litigating business disputes, contract disputes, wage cases, and personal injury cases in the Circuit and General District Courts of Northern Virginia as well as the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. Mr. Krone has had success in...
Charles Sickels
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Fairfax, VA Business Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(703) 925-0500 3925 Chain Bridge Rd
#402
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationBusiness, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
American University Washington College of Law
Broderick C. Dunn
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Fairfax, VA Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(703) 865-7480 3050 Chain Bridge Rd
#200
Fairfax, VA 22030
Business, Employment and Landlord Tenant
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Broderick C. Dunn is a partner at Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC. Mr. Dunn helps individuals and small businesses navigate the litigation process. He also counsels clients in dispute avoidance. Mr. Dunn focuses his practice on labor and employment counseling and litigation where he represents federal government and private sector employees as well as employers.

Mr. Dunn also focuses his practice on counseling and litigation involving business torts, creditor’s rights, traffic defense, constitutional law and commercial landlord/tenant issues. He regularly appears in state and federal courts and in front of private arbitrators, mediators and administrative agencies.

Mr. Dunn is licensed to practice...
Michael D. Arena
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Michael D. Arena is an associate attorney at Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC. His practice focuses on commercial and business litigation, civil rights law, employment law, and all stages of general civil litigation.... Read More »
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Broderick C. Dunn
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Virginia Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience

Broderick C. Dunn is a partner at Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC. Mr. Dunn helps individuals and small businesses navigate the litigation process. He also counsels clients in dispute avoidance. Mr. Dunn focuses his... Read More »
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Glenn B. Manishin
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Warrenton, VA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(877) 666-5111 6735 Breezy Drive
Suite 101
Warrenton, VA 20187-2716
Free ConsultationBusiness, Antitrust, Appeals and IP
Columbia University School of Law
Founded in June 2015 by managing partner Glenn B. Manishin, ParadigmShift Law LLP represents the premiere application of Internet technology to the practice of sophisticated business law. We leverage cloud technology and decades of AmLaw 100 law firm partner experience to provide cutting-edge responsiveness, innovation and efficiency. We handle sophisticated work for sophisticated companies, operating close to our business principals, bridging the too-often wide gap between outside counsel and corporate strategic objectives.
Lee E. Berlik
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Reston, VA Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(703) 722-0588 1818 Library St
#500
Reston, VA 20190
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Communications and IP
American University Washington College of Law
Lee E. Berlik is the founder and managing member of BerlikLaw, LLC. Based in Northern Virginia, BerlikLaw concentrates its practice in the areas of defamation law (libel and slander), business disputes, and intellectual property litigation. Formerly with Troutman Sanders and Mintz Levin, Lee brings his big-firm background and experience to offer clients top-notch legal services at drastically reduced rates. Lee is listed among Virginia's "Legal Elite" by Virginia Business Magazine and is rated "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell.
Randall Sousa
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Fairfax, VA Business Law Attorney with 2 years experience
(571) 354-6164 3007 Williams Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Criminal and DUI
St. Thomas University School of Law
I founded the Law Offices of Randall Sousa to provide aggressive, affordable, and highly skilled legal services to the people of Northern Virginia. We specialize in civil litigation, criminal defense, personal injury, divorce, estate planning, wills, trusts, and estates, and immigration. Call us today for a free consultation. 571-354-6164
Ms. Rana Sneij Syriani Esq
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Fairfax, VA Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(703) 786-8340 10615 Judicial Drive 603
Fairfax, VA 22030-7500
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
American University Washington College of Law
Attorney Rana Sneij Syriani is an experienced (Immigration, Family & Traffic Attorney), representing clients at the Law offices of American Lawyers Group, PLLC. She has extensive experience in the area of divorce law (contested and uncontested), child custody, child support, adoption, spousal support, property division and settlement and post judgment modifications and name changes and many other family law cases as listed below. Ms. Syriani will represent you, if you live in one of the following Virginia counties: Fairfax , Falls Church, Arlington, Loudoun, Vienna, Warren, King George, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Prince William County, Culpeper and Stafford. Ms. Syriani...
Charles W. Hazelwood Jr.
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Burke, VA Business Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(703) 455-5160 9245 OLD KEENE MILL ROAD
200
Burke, VA 22015
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
The George Washington University Law School and University of Richmond School of Law
Charles W. Hazelwood, Jr., or "Chuck", has accumulated a significant legal skill set over the past four decades. His communication skills and negotiating abilities were honed and perfected over time as he handled thousands cases. He has a thorough understanding of the law and comprehensive experience with handing estates and trusts, real estate issues, personal injury cases, and more. His long-standing legal acumen has been time-tested by the significantnumber of cases he has handled. Born in Richmond, Virginia, Chuck attended West Springfield High School.

Charles W. Hazelwood, Jr. has bar memberships in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of...
Richard Sternberg
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Fairfax, VA Business Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(888) 541-4020 10605 Judicial Dr, B7
Fairfax, VA 22030
Business, International, Probate and Real Estate
Center for International Legal Studies and Georgetown University
The Law Offices of Richard S. Sternberg is dedicated to the principle that bigger is not always better. Instead, it rests on a tradition that actually antedates the rise of the “mega-firm”-the solo practice. Emulating a country lawyer in a big-city environment allows Mr. Sternberg to provide more individualized service to his clients, and, at the same time, pursue more collegial relations with other members of the Bar. Since 1984, Mr. Sternberg has dedicated his practice to representing individuals and smaller businesses. For those corporate clients who have larger needs, he is affiliated with the Metropolitan Washington Law Consortium,...
Andrew Tureaud
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Fairfax, VA Business Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(703) 865-7480 3050 Chain Bridge Rd
#200
Fairfax, VA 22030
Business, Employment and Personal Injury
University of South Carolina School of Law
Andrew J. Tureaud is an associate attorney at Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC. Mr. Tureaud concentrates his practice in employment law, civil litigation, and civil rights litigation.

Mr. Tureaud is licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia as well as the District of Columbia. He is a member of the Virginia Bar Association and Fairfax Bar Association.

Mr. Tureaud obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina in the field of Sports and Entertainment Management. He remained in Columbia, South Carolina, completing his legal studies and received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Carolina School of...
Gobind S. Sethi
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Reston, VA Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(703) 991-1949 11260 Roger Bacon Drive
Suite 400
Reston, VA 20190
Free ConsultationBusiness, Personal Injury and Products Liability
American University Washington College of Law
Gobind Sethi has been litigating civil cases for over a decade. He is a skilled personal injury lawyer in Reston and is passionate about helping injury victims obtain the justice they deserve. He is known for his in-depth knowledge of the field, his professionalism, and his ability to get positive results. He started his career at Georgetown University, where he earned his undergraduate degree. He went on to receive a Master of Arts for International Affairs from American University and his Jurist Doctorate from American University, Washington College of Law. To learn how Attorney Sethi can help you with your...
Jeffrey Scott Romanick
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Fairfax, VA Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(703) 273-1400 3975 University Dr
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, DUI and Landlord Tenant
American University Washington College of Law
Gary Brooks Mims
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Fairfax, VA Business Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(703) 925-0500 3925 Chain Bridge Rd
#402
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationBusiness, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
George Mason University School of Law
Known for consistent courtroom success, Gary B. Mims has practiced law since 1980. He was a defense litigator for 20 years, defending a heavy schedule of trials involving automobile, trucking, train and other transportation accidents and a wide variety of personal injury cases. He developed a special interest and significant experience in medical malpractice, first from the defense side, and since 1999, as a plaintiff's attorney. He has successfully represented clients in complicated medical cases involving failure to diagnose cancer, defective joint prostheses, anesthesia-related injuries and weight-loss drugs. Gary has also successfully represented clients suffering injury...
Andrew Tureaud
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Andrew J. Tureaud is an associate attorney at Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC. Mr. Tureaud concentrates his practice in employment law, civil litigation, and civil rights litigation. Mr. Tureaud is licensed to... Read More »
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Christopher T. Craig
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Virginia Business Law Attorney with 25 years experience

Mr. Craig is a partner in the Law Firm of Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC. Previously he was a partner in the firm, Sparks & Craig, LLP after serving 10 years as an associate attorney in the predecessor law firm... Read More »
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Harold Glenn Belkowitz
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Fairfax, VA Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(703) 246-9270 10427 North Street, Suite 200
Fairfax, VA 22030
Business, Collections, Education and Employment
Syracuse University College of Law
Ralph Marion Tener
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Fairfax, VA Business Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(703) 273-2288 11350 Random Hills Rd
Fairfax, VA 22030
Business, IP and Trademarks
University of Virginia School of Law
Ralph M. Tener heads McCandlish & Lillard's Information Technology Group. He has practiced computer and intellectual property law for more than fifteen years, working with software and Internet companies from start-up through venture capital investment to sale or merger. He works with information technology and other companies on trademark, copyright, and trade secret protection; software and technology licensing; start-up and venture capital financing; agreements and relationships with developers, resellers, and strategic partners; stock option and other incentive compensation plans; employment and non-competition agreements; online policies, agreements, and terms of service; and corporate matters.
Michael D. Arena
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Fairfax, VA Business Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(703) 865-7480 3050 Chain Bridge Rd
#200
Fairfax, VA 22030
Business, Civil Rights and Employment
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Michael D. Arena is an associate attorney at Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC. His practice focuses on commercial and business litigation, civil rights law, employment law, and all stages of general civil litigation. Mr. Arena is licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia as well as the District of Columbia.

Mr. Arena obtained his undergraduate degree in political science from the State University of New York at Geneseo, where he graduated summa cum laude and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. Following his move from New York to Virginia, Mr. Arena received his Juris Doctor degree from...
Stephen M. Terpak
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Annandale, VA Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(703) 256-1800 7540 Little River Tnpk
Suite A, First Floor
Annandale, VA 22003
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment, Personal Injury and Products Liability
George Mason University School of Law
Stephen M. Terpak is a personal injury, civil litigation and traffic attorney for Virginia state and federal courts and began practicing law in 2000. He received his BS at Mary Washington College, and his law degree at George Mason University School of Law, where he served as the Lead Articles Editor for the Journal of International Legal Studies. Mr. Terpak focuses his practice on seeking compensation those who have been wronged or injured, defending individuals and companies facing civil claims and lawsuits, and defending traffic tickets and misdemeanors.
Douglas Sanderson
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Fairfax, VA Business Law Attorney with 42 years experience
McCandlish & Lillard, P.C.
11350 Random Hills Road, Suite 500
Fairfax, VA 22030
Business, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
The George Washington University Law School
Douglas J. Sanderson provides legal services in the multiple areas of commercial real estate, family law/domestic relations, and business organizations and transactions. In his family law/domestic relations practice, Doug counsels and represents people who seek legal assistance with, for example, separation agreements, divorces, and issues of child custody and visitation, equitable distribution, and support (spousal and child, as may apply), as well as, on a happier note, pre-nuptial agreements. Doug’s practice includes litigation as well as other methods of problem-solving, and he strives to assist clients in finding resolutions that avoid or minimize litigation, and to further that...
Jay M. McDannell
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Reston, VA Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(703) 722-0588 1818 Library St
#500
Reston, VA 20190
Business, Civil Rights, Construction and Employment
Georgetown University Law Center
Jay M. McDannell is a civil/commercial litigator with over 10 years experience in state and federal courts, both locally and nationally. Jay has successfully resolved both small cases and multi-million dollar disputes for clients over a wide range of practice areas and industries, including government contracts, construction, energy, financial services, fraud, insurance, civil rights and complex commercial disputes. Jay's clients vary as well from individuals to small business owners to multinational corporations.

In his free time Jay is helping coach his son's baseball team and plays softball and volleyball. Jay has also done award-winning work with underprivileged District of Columbia high-school...
Syed Wali Raheen
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Chantilly, VA Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(703) 544-0050 4229 Lafayette Center Dr
Suite 1300
Chantilly, VA 20151
Business, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Fordham University School of Law and New York Law School
After completing his undergrad with honors at the University of Toronto in Canada, Mr. Raheen moved to New York and attained his Juris Doctorate Law Degree (J.D.) and Master of Laws Degree (LL.M.) at the New York Law School and Fordham University School of Law, respectively. Following his post-doctorate graduation, Mr. Raheen worked with the prestigious NY law firm of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, where he gained and reflected their successful motto of attention to detail in high quality work product. Mr. Raheen and his family moved closer to family in the DC...
Alexander Francuzenko
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Fairfax, VA Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(703) 865-7480 3050 Chain Bridge Rd
#200
Fairfax, VA 22030
Business, Employment, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
Roger Williams University School of Law
Alexander Francuzenko is a founding partner in the law firm of Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC. Mr. Francuzenko is a graduate of T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond. While in law school, he interned for the United States Magistrate Judge David G. Lowe of the Eastern District of Virginia, and subsequently clerked for the Circuit Court of Queen Anne’s County, Maryland.

Mr. Francuzenko has been engaged in the practice of law for over 23 years, focusing on litigation. He is a member of the Virginia, District of Columbia and Maryland Bars, and actively practices in the state...
R. Peyton Mahaffey
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Fairfax, VA Business Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(703) 273-2288 11350 Random Hills Road, Suite 500
Fairfax, VA 22030
Business and Products Liability
University of Virginia School of Law
R. Peyton Mahaffey is the President, Managing Partner, and a member of the Executive Committee of McCandlish & Lillard, and has actively litigated business, corporate and commercial matters on a continuing basis since 1980. He has broad experience as a trial lawyer and lead counsel in state and federal cases, as well as arbitration and mediation. He has tried numerous jury and non-jury cases, written and argued several appellate briefs to the Virginia Supreme Court and Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, and been the principal attorney on a number of reported state and federal decisions.
Beeraj Patel
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Fairfax, VA Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(703) 539-8093 3900 University Drive, Suite 100
Fairfax, VA 22030
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The John Marshall Law School
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John C. Cook
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Virginia Business Law Lawyer with 30 years experience

John C. Cook is a founding partner of Cook Craig & Francuzenko, PLLC, where he has practiced since the firm’s inception in 2007. Previously, John practiced in two firms in Northern Virginia. He began his career in... Read More »
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Jeffrey J. Renzulli
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Virginia Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience

Boston College Law SchoolVirginia
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Business laws include all municipal, state, and federal laws that regulate businesses and commerce. Some industries, such as finance, face specific laws and regulations that apply to those in the field. Businesses of all types also must conform to many regulations that apply across the board, such as environmental regulations and advertising laws.

A business lawyer can help you address the myriad legal issues that arise when you are starting a new venture, operating an established company, or winding up or selling a business.

Business lawyers handle a broad spectrum of legal issues that confront companies. For new ventures, a business lawyer can help with business formation decisions, including selecting the proper business form, such a partnership, LLC or corporation, or addressing financial compliance issues when raising capital. In addition, business lawyers can offer advice when reviewing leases, purchase agreements, and other types of contracts. Other issues covered in this practice area include employee compensation and benefits, building relationships with independent contractors and other entities, and compliance with relevant advertising regulations.

While most business lawyers deal in transactional work (contracts and forms), some also litigate business disputes that arise from transactional work. Business litigation attorneys may handle issues such as breach of contract claims, consumer class action lawsuits, and wrongful termination claims.


Business judgment rule: a presumption that directors making a business decision, not involving self-interest, act on an informed basis, in good faith and in the honest belief that their actions are in the corporation's best interest.

Pierce the veil: A court no longer affords a shareholder of a corporation the protection of limited liability when the corporation has neglected corporate formalities and intermingled assets between the shareholder and the corporation.