Greenway, Virginia Business Lawyers

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 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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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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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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Merritt James Green
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(703) 556-0411 6849 Old Dominion Drive
Suite 220
McLean, VA 22101
Free ConsultationMcLean, VA Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
Business, Administrative, Arbitration & Mediation and Employment
Syracuse University College of Law and University of Oxford
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 businesses and non-profit organizations ranging from contracts and agreements to the structuring of corporate transactions and business formations. Merritt also represents businesses and individuals in all aspects of labor and employment law.

Merritt received his J.D., cum laude, from the Syracuse University College of Law (1997). At Syracuse, he was an Associate Editor of the Syracuse Law Review and was Editor-in-Chief of The Labor Lawyer, the publication of...
Robert Franklin Powers
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Vienna, VA Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(703) 520-1326 8133 Leesburg Pike
Suite 130
Vienna, VA 22182
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment, IP and Trademarks
Michigan State University
Receiving his legal training at a top ten program for intellectual property law in the United States, Mr. Powers is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Law. In addition to earning his Juris Doctorate, Mr. Powers holds dual specialty certifications from Michigan State University College of Law in Corporate Law and Communications & Intellectual Property Law.

Mr. Powers is experienced in transactional business and nonprofit law, intellectual property law, employment law, estate planning, and entertainment law. He has negotiated and drafted several multi-million dollar contracts involving patent licensing and assignments, business acquisitions, asset purchases, wills and trusts, and...
Heather R. Steele
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Tyson’s Corner, VA Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
7926 Jones Branch Drive
Suite 930
Tyson’s Corner, VA 22102
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...
Robert Cox
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Tysons Corner, VA Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(703) 883-9105 1921 Gallows Road
Suite 750
Tysons Corner, VA 22182
Business, Antitrust and Securities
University of Virginia School of Law
For more than 25 years, I have represented Fortune 500 companies and individuals in commercial litigation and securities enforcement matters. I have also represented accounting firms and their partners and employees in government investigations and enforcement proceedings, malpractice, and state disciplinary proceedings.

As a partner in an ‘American Lawyer Top 100 firm’, I’ve represented clients in bet-the-company litigation matters involving breach of contract, business tort, antitrust, insurance coverage, and securities claims. At the PCAOB, I led investigations of Big 4, mid-size, and small accounting firms and their partners and employees.

My litigation experience includes:

• securities fraud class action in the...
Phillip Quatrini
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Vienna, VA Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(703) 859-4943 8460 Tyco Road
Suite H
Vienna, VA 22182
Business and Communications
The Catholic University of America
Phillip A. Quatrini is an experienced corporate transactions attorney, who formerly practiced in the Washington, DC office of Bryan Cave LLP, where he has represented public and private companies in a variety of domestic and international transactions for more than fifteen years. Practice focuses on public and private company mergers and acquisitions, and angel, venture capital and private equity financing in addition to general corporate work. Significant experience in forming and structuring privately held corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and nonprofit entities, including limited liability companies with multiple preferred equity structures.
Russell Adams
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McLean, VA Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(703) 910-5093 1300 Old Chain Bridge Road
Suite 4
McLean, VA 22101
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy and Collections
College of William and Mary
George Hawkins
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Vienna, VA Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(800) 747-9354 8300 Boone Blvd #550
Vienna, VA 22182
Business, Personal Injury and Real Estate
George Washington University - Virginia Campus
George Hawkins focuses his practice on business representation, civil litigation, and all matters affecting real estate. He represents buyers, sellers, and developers in all phases of residential and commercial real estate transactions. He also advises and counsels businesses in all aspects ranging from the formation, acquisition, and management of the business entity. George is AV®-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer-Review Ratings, the highest rating available for excellence in legal ethics and practice. George has served on NVAR’s standard forms committee since 2011 and is the 2015 Chair of that committee. He is often asked to speak to members of the real...
Pedram Baghani
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Vienna, VA Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(703) 847-3670 8000 Towers Crescent Dr
13th Floor
Vienna, VA 22182
Business, Immigration and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Jamie J. Sack
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McLean, VA Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(703) 883-0102 8270 Greensboro Dr
#810
McLean, VA 22102
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
The George Washington University Law School
David Brian Deitch
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McLean, VA Business Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(703) 940-3065 8300 Greensboro Drive
Suite 1250
McLean, VA 22102
Business, Criminal, Securities and White Collar Crime
New York University School of Law and Brown University
David Deitch leads the White Collar Defense and Corporate Compliance practice at Berenzweig Leonard. David is an experienced white collar trial lawyer who has tried more than 100 jury trials to verdict in federal and state courts around the nation. In serving his clients’ interests in criminal defense, civil, regulatory, and administrative matters, David brings to bear a lengthy tenure as a state and federal prosecutor, as well as years serving as defense counsel for blue chip businesses and individuals.

David’s diverse white collar background includes years of public service in the Justice Department and as a state prosecutor. David served...
Theseus Schulze
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Virginia Business Law Attorney

I am located in Fairfax, Virginia and serve the Northern Virginia area. My practice focuses primarily on Estate Planning, Criminal Law, and Personal Injury. 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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Lee Dixon II
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McLean, VA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(703) 883-0102 8270 Greensboro Dr
#810
McLean, VA 22102
Business and Real Estate
University of Florida Levin College of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Stanley E. Majors
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McLean, VA Business Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(703) 442-4160 1420 Spring Hill Road, Suite 600
McLean, VA 22102-3030
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
The George Washington University Law School and William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Jeffrey J. Renzulli
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McLean, VA Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(703) 564-7313 8270 Greensboro Dr
#810
McLean, VA 22102
Business and Real Estate
Boston College Law School
Mr. Billy B. Ruhling II
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McLean, VA Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(703) 734-4325 1660 International Drive
Suite 600
McLean, VA 22102
Business, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Criminal
The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School and William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Billy Ruhling, II, is an experienced litigator focusing on civil litigation matters. His experience in civil litigation has focused on complex commercial litigation, bankruptcy and business torts. Mr. Ruhling has represented clients in actions covering a broad spectrum, including insurance coverage, professional liability defense, antitrust claims, contract disputes, tort claims, breach of corporate duties, and fraud. Before joining Troutman Sanders LLP, Mr. Ruhling was on active duty as an Army Judge Advocate, where he served as a Branch Chief in the Army's Defense Appellate Division, U.S. Army Legal Services Agency. There, in addition to supervising seven appellate attorneys,...
Michael Eisner
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McLean, VA Business Law Lawyer
(703) 891-9785 6723 Whittier Avenue
Suite 207
McLean, VA 22101
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Criminal and DUI
George Mason University School of Law
Michael L. Eisner is a founding member of Northern Virginia Law Group, PLLC. Mr. Eisner represents the firm's diverse client base in a variety of legal matters. His practice includes transactional-based matters, such as residential and commercial real estate transactions; corporate formations, organizations, mergers and acquisitions, and various contractual matters. Mr. Eisner regularly litigates in the state and federal courts of Virginia for both civil and criminal matters, with an emphasis on bankruptcy law, landlord and tenant law, civil business litigation and family law. He is licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia. Mr....
Michaela Barry
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McLean, VA Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience
1751 Pinnacle Drive, Suite 600
McLean, VA 22102
Business, Communications, IP and Trademarks
Georgetown University Law Center
Highly flexible, experienced government contracting, data privacy and security attorney with a strong IT, cybersecurity, and data privacy background. Subject Matter Expert on Internet data security and privacy issues. Testified before US Congress as well as the US and VA Senate. CISSP, CIPT, CIPP/US, CFCM.
Michael Stamp
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Vienna, VA Business Law Lawyer
(703) 546-8517 1604 Spring Hill Road, 4th Floor
Vienna, VA 22182
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal and DUI
James M. Sack
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McLean, VA Business Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(703) 883-0102 8270 Greensboro Dr
#810
McLean, VA 22102
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
Boston University School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
Stacy Costello
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McLean, VA Business Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(703) 883-0102 8270 Greensboro Dr
#810
McLean, VA 22102
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
American University Washington College of Law
Hailey Render
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(703) 556-0411 6849 Old Dominion Dr.
Suite 220
McLean, VA 22101
McLean, VA Business Law Attorney
Business and Employment
Syracuse University College of Law
Jay M. McDannell
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Virginia Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience

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... 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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Mr. Brian Denton West Esq.
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Vienna, VA Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(703) 564-4600 8500 Leesburg Pike
Suite 400
Vienna, VA 22182
Business, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
George Mason University School of Law
Guity Deyhimy
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McLean, VA Business Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(703) 584-7893 1600 Tyson's Boulevard Eighth Floor
McLean, VA 22102
Business and IP
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Lauren Mooney
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Vienna, VA Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
1577 Spring Hill Road
Suite 500
Vienna, VA 22182
Business and Real Estate
Arash Zarei
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Vienna, VA Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(703) 847-3670 8000 Towers Crescent Drive
13th Floor
Vienna, VA 22182
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Immigration and Personal Injury
Arash D. Zarei is a lifetime resident of Fairfax County. Mr. Zarei devotes his practice to representing clients with high-quality, personal, and cost-effective services. Mr. Zarei’s knowledge and experience in multiple areas of law has given him the edge required for resolving complex cases.
Dirk McClanahan
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Vienna, VA Business Law Attorney
(703) 546-8594 1604 Spring Hill Road, Suite 321
Vienna, VA 22182
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and IP
Michigan State University
Mr. McClanahan is a Fairfax, Virginia native who studied law at Michigan State University College of Law. Mr. McClanahan provides knowledgeable and compassionate legal expertise to individuals, families, and businesses in a variety of legal issues including trusts and estates, criminal law, business law, litigation, and negotiations. Mr. McClanahan has experience working with small businesses and nonprofit organizations; creating new business entities, preparing and reviewing contracts, and assisting nonprofit organizations in applying for tax exempt status. In addition, Mr. McClanahan is an experienced contract attorney, who has taken part in cases with legal issues ranging from mergers to Department of Justice antitrust...
Tom Parrott
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Vienna, VA Business Law Attorney
(703) 752-3759 8065 Leesburg Pike
Suite 200
Vienna, VA 22182
Business, Antitrust and Securities
David Mahdavi
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Tysons Corner, VA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(703) 790-4900 8133 Leesburg Pike
Suite 400
Tysons Corner, VA 22182
Business
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...
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 20190
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,...
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...
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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Philip C. Krone
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Virginia Business Law Attorney

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... Read More »
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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...
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.
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.
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...
Michael Ruxton Strong
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Falls Church, VA Business Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(703) 204-2040 101 West Broad Street
Suite 110
Falls Church, VA 22046
Free ConsultationBusiness and Personal Injury
University of Dayton School of Law
Michael Strong is a practicing lawyer licensed in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. He has practiced law since 1980. He is a graduate, with Honors, of the University of Dayton School of Law, and was a member of the Law Review and National Moot Court Team during his studies at the University of Dayton. He is a former member of the Virginia Boyd Graves Conference on Legislative liaison between the Bar and legislature of Virginia. He is a member of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, the Maryland Trial Lawyers Association, and the District of...
Kathleen M. Stotish Esq.
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Falls Church, VA Business Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(703) 237-1200 201 Park Washington Ct
1st Floor
Falls Church, VA 22046
Business, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
American University Washington College of Law
Kathleen Marie Stotish was born and raised in central New Jersey, and has called northern Virginia "home" for nearly a decade. She focuses her practice on business transactions and commercial litigation, and also works in the areas of collections/creditors' rights law, and family law. Ms. Stotish has also been certified by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Guardian Ad Litem for Incapacitated Adults. Ms. Stotish graduated cum laude from the Washington College of Law at American University in 2012. During law school, Ms. Stotish worked as a Law Clerk with the Law Offices of Jonathan Gelber,...
Mr. Kia Brian Kondori
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Arlington, VA Business Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(703) 385-2080 2055 15th Street North
Suite 302
Arlington, VA 22201
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...
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...
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...
Richard Sternberg
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Fairfax, VA Business Law Lawyer with 35 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,...
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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Michael D. Arena
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Virginia Business Law Attorney

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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