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Richard A. Saunders

ISLN: 904028209
Managing Partner
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Practice Areas

  • Civil litigation
  • Insurance defense
  • Insurance coverage
  • Personal injury
  • Products liability
  • Trucking liability
  • Attorney malpractice
  • Professional liability
  • Workers compensation
  • Construction disputes

Admitted

  • Virginia, 1977
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1977
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1980
  • United States Supreme Court, 1992

Education

  • College of William & Mary, J.D. (1977)
  • University of Virginia, B.A with distinction (1974)

Biography
Richard received a Bachelor of Arts degree with distinction from the University of Virginia in 1974 and his Juris Doctor degree from the William & Mary Law School in 1977.  After graduation, he joined the firm then known as Furniss, Davis and Rashkind where he has defended civil lawsuits in state and federal courts throughout Virginia for over 35 years. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Virginia’s Best Lawyers, and Virginia Super Lawyers, and has been selected by his peers as a member of Virginia’s Legal Elite. He serves as registered agent and counsel to the Virginia State Claims Association and the Hampton Roads Claims Association.

Richard is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Virginia Bar Association, the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, the Defense Research Institute, the Local Government Attorneys of Virginia, the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association and the Virginia Beach Bar Association.

Richard has earned an AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell® its highest recognition, for his professionalism and ethics.