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Six Attorneys Recognized By Virginia Super Lawyers and Virginia Rising Stars for 2009


Virginia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars honored six partners of Smith Pachter McWhorter PLC for their achievements and expertise.  The attorneys selected as Virginia Super Lawyersfor 2009 include:

  • Val S. McWhorter for Construction Litigation
  • John S. Pachter for Government Contracts
  • Richard F. Smith for Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Richard S. Johnson for Government Contracts
  • Brian J. Vella for Construction Litigation

Super Lawyers "adheres to a rigorous selection process … evaluating quality in the most objective possible terms and verifying and validating all data.  The only way a lawyer can be listed in Super Lawyers magazine is through this selection process."  Selections are made using a "system of balloting, peer evaluation, and internal research."