Our Firm is committed to providing value-added legal services to businesses, investment ventures, their owners and investors, and individuals. From offices in Charlottesville and Harrisonburg, Lenhart Pettit’s 26 attorneys represent clients across the full spectrum of legal needs. Lenhart Pettit serves clients throughout Virginia and across the globe in both routine and complex transactional and litigation matters. Our clients include large and small domestic and international corporations, non-profits, and private individuals. Lenhart Pettit attorneys excel at solving our clients’ toughest and most complex issues. In every case and for every client, we bring to bear a seasoned roster of incisive legal minds, an uncompromising focus on client service, and a deep commitment to the communities where we live and work.

Our Firm is committed to the efficient and timely delivery of excellent legal representation and sophisticated consulting and transactional services to businesses and their owners located throughout Virginia, West Virginia and beyond.

We believe our fulfillment of this commitment depends upon the collective experience, talent and responsiveness of our professionals, and our investment in technology, information, staff and office locations. Our Firm has no preconceived notions about an optimum law firm size or growth rate, but is committed to controlled growth which makes us more valuable and responsive to our clients. Both our strategy and success are by-products of our clients’ needs.

Our attorneys, whether assisting our clients with planning, a transaction or litigation, help our clients create, grow, enjoy and protect their businesses, investments and assets. Our attorneys develop long-term relationships with our clients by listening, helping our clients plan and assisting them through significant events, controversies and transactions. We strive to bring up-to-date knowledge, technical precision and quality to the representation of our clients. We are counselors to our clients and closers for their transactions. We are focused on our clients’ businesses and needs rather than macro-economic views of what legal practice areas and operating strategies may be the most profitable for us. We have extensive experience in advising businesses in a variety of industries in all aspects of business planning, including formations, debt and equity financings, employee relations and benefits, mergers and acquisitions, tax, securities and intellectual property planning, owner disputes, workouts and reorganizations. In coordination with this business planning, we also represent business owners and executives in connection with their tax, estate and family planning.

Main Location

90 North Main Street, Suite 201
P.O. Box 1287
Harrisonburg, VA 22803
Phone: 540-437-3100
2 offices

Firm Attorneys

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William E. Shmidheiser III William E. Shmidheiser III Lenhart Pettit
Practicing in: Litigation - Bankruptcy
Practicing in: Litigation - Bankruptcy

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    "Top-Listed" in Harrisonburg, Virginia in Tax Law with 2 lawyers.

    Lenhart Pettit

    Main Location

    90 North Main Street, Suite 201
    P.O. Box 1287
    Harrisonburg, VA 22803
    Phone: 540-437-3100
    2 offices


    Vice President of Operations


    Business Tax and Wealth Transfer
    Corporate and Institutional Practice
    Emerging Companies and Venture Capital
    Employment and Employee Benefits
    Health Care
    Intellectual Property and Technology
    Real Estate Development and Finance


    Partners: 17
    Of Counsel: 4
    Associates: 5

    Practice Areas

    Agriculture Law and Natural Resources
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    Business Counseling
    Commercial Litigation
    Construction Law
    Contingent Fee Business Litigation
    Corporate Compliance Law
    Corporate Governance Law
    Corporate Law
    Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
    Employment and Employee Benefits
    Employment Law - Management
    Employment Litigation - Management
    Estate Planning, Wealth Transfer & Estate Administration
    Family Law
    Health Care Law
    Intellectual Property Litigation
    Litigation - Bankruptcy
    Litigation - Labor and Employment
    Mergers and Acquisitions
    Real Estate Litigation
    Real Estate, Finance & Development
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
    Securities and Private Equity
    Tax Law
    Trademarks, Technology & Intellectual Property
    Trusts and Estates
    Trusts, Estates & Probate Litigation
    Workers' Compensation Law - Employers