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Scott C. Ford Named To 2016 Super Lawyers List

Scott C. Ford, a director with McCandlish Holton, has been named to the 2016 Super Lawyers list in the category of Workers’ Compensation Law. This is the seventh consecutive year in which he was selected.

Mr. Ford chairs the firm’s Litigation Practice Group and the Workers’ Compensation Practice Group. He also serves on the board for Kid’s Chance of Virginia and the Honors Advisory Council for James Madison University.

Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The mission of Super Lawyers is to bring visibility to those attorneys who exhibit excellence in practice. For more information, please visit www.superlawyers.com.


McCandlish Holton Lawyer Selected for 2015 Virginia Business Legal Elite

A McCandlish Holton attorney has been selected by her peers to be included in the 2015 Virginia Business Legal Elite. Samantha Stecker Otero was recognized in Labor/Employment Law. The Legal Elite listing is published annually in the Virginia Business magazine in collaboration with the Virginia Bar Association. Nearly 3,800 nominations were submitted this year, and Virginia Business selected roughly a quarter of the nominees for their final list.


McCandlish Holton’s Practices Ranked by U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2016

McCandlish Holton has received both national and metropolitan rankings in the 2016 edition of US News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” The firm received metropolitan Richmond Tier 1 ratings in Immigration and Health Care Law.  McCandlish Holton’s Health Care practice also received a Tier 3 national ranking.  Several other of the firm’s practices earned Richmond Metro ratings. See the full ratings here:  U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2016.

Tier 1 - Richmond Metropolitan Area

Tier 2 - Richmond Metropolitan Area

Tier 3 - Richmond Metropolitan Area

The U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process. For more information, please see http://www.bestlawyers.com.


Best Lawyers in America 2016 Edition

We are pleased to announce that six of the firm's attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers in America. They are:

Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, and Personal Injury - Plaintiffs:

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law:

Employment Law - Individuals, Employment Law - Management, and Litigation - Labor and Employment:

Health Care Law:

Immigration Law:


Jennifer Minear elected Secretary of the American Immigration Lawyers Association

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)  elected Jennifer Minear as Secretary of its Executive Committee for the 2015-2016 term.  For more information, please see the AILA's press release.


Virginia Super Lawyers for 2015

McCandlish Holton is pleased to announce that the following attorneys have been named to the 2015 "Super Lawyers" list.  Congratulations to:

Business Litigation:

Employment & Labor:

Health Care:

Workers’ Compensation:

In addition, three of the firm's attorneys have been selected as Virginia Rising Stars for 2015. They are:

Immigration:

Business/Corporate:

Real Estate:


Best Lawyers in America for 2015

We are pleased to announce that six of the firm's attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in America. They are:

Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, and Personal Injury - Plaintiffs:

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law:

Employment Law - Individuals, Employment Law - Management, and Litigation - Labor and Employment:

Health Care Law:  

Immigration Law: