McCandlish Holton Morris Recognized In 2018 Benchmark Litigation


McCandlish Holton Morris has been named a “Recommended” law firm in Virginia in the 2018 edition of Benchmark Litigation, the only publication to focus exclusively on litigation firms and attorneys. In addition to the firm-wide ranking, seven McCandlish Holton Morris attorneys were named as either a “Local Litigation Star” or a “Future Star.”

The McCandlish Holton Morris attorneys recognized as “Local Litigation Stars” were:

James W. Morris, III

- General Commercial

Philip B. Morris

- General Commercial

Lawrence A. “Lex” Dunn

- Construction, General Commercial, Product Liability, Trucking and Transportation

D. Cameron Beck, Jr.

- General Commercial and Product Liability

Michael R. Ward

- General Commercial


The McCandlish Holton Morris attorneys recognized as “Future Stars” were:

Lauren E. Hutcheson

-General Commercial

Joseph M. Moore

-General Commercial


First published in 2008, Benchmark Litigation is the definitive guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys. Rankings are based on a six-month period of research and extensive interviews with litigators and their clients. More information on the selection process can be found here.