As a business law firm, we have designed our legal practice groups around the needs of businesses and business men and women. We have embraced the philosophy of Teaming with Today’s Business to describe not only what we do, but to continually challenge us to work with our clients to achieve positive business results. To assist our clients, our lawyers rely on their extensive experience advising companies about legal issues ranging from day-to-day transactions to major corporate decisions to dispute resolution.

Eight Protorae Law Attorneys Recognized Among 2017 Virginia Legal Elite

Virginia Business magazine, in association with the Virginia Bar Association, has named eight Protorae Law partners across six practice areas to its 2017 Virginia Legal Elite listing. Brian F. Chandler– Labor/Employment John H. Hawthorne– Real Estate/Land Use Devon E. Hewitt– Legislative/Regulatory/Administrative Kathleen A. Kelley– [...]

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Shareholder/Member Disagreements: How to Kick out Your Business Partner

One of the most frequent phone calls I get as a corporate attorney is a variation on the following question: “My business partner is dreadful and I should never have gone into business with him.  How can I get rid of him so I can just run the business?!” My first question is, “Do you … Read More