H. Aubrey Ford  III - Cantor Stoneburner Ford Grana Buckner

H. Aubrey Ford III

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1999
Phone: 804-608-6684

Aubrey Ford is an accomplished trial lawyer who has successfully handled a diverse array of federal and state cases during his 36 year career. His practice currently includes commercial disputes, legal malpractice, complex personal injury, employment, civil rights and class-action matters. He has tried over 100 civil jury trials to verdict.

His skills as an advocate have been repeatedly recognized by his peers and the public. Aubrey was elected in 2007 as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, an honor limited to the top one percent of attorneys in each state. He was named by his peers as one of the “Top 10 Virginia Super Lawyers” in 2013, 2012, and 2011 and has been named a “Virginia Super Lawyer” since 2006. In 2014, Aubrey was voted by his peers as “Richmond Employment Law - Individuals Lawyer of the Year” in Best Lawyers in America which he has been listed for over 10 years—currently designated in four litigation categories.

Aubrey is the author and primary proponent of the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act (Va. Code Sec. 8.01-216) passed unanimously by the Virginia General Assembly in 2002. This Act, modeled after the Federal False Claims Act, allows Virginia citizens with knowledge of fraud involving public funds to bring a civil action on behalf of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Aubrey has been invited to speak frequently on a variety of litigation topics to many legal and business groups. He has spoken to lawyer organizations on topics of general civil litigation, commercial litigation, legal malpractice, false claims act, civil rights and employment law.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel HillBA 1975University of VirginiaJ.D. 1979
American Board of Trial AdvocatesVirginia Bar AssociationRichmond Bar AssociationVirginia Trial Lawyers AssociationVirginia Trial Lawyers AssociationVirginia Trial Lawyers Association

Case History

Wrongful Death - $5,000,000Wrongful deaths of two workers who died as a result of an industrial explosion.

Commercial Dispute - $3,700,000

A commercial dispute in federal court on behalf of former shareholders against an international manufacturing company.

Civil Rights - $3,100,000

Jury verdict in civil rights case involving constitutional rights of the Chief of Police of a Virginia City.

Sexual Assault - $3,000,000

Rape and attempted murder case by apartment maintenance worker.

Auto Accident - $2,000,000

Automobile accident case involving a brain injury suffered by our client.

Office Location

7130 Glen Forest Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23226
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Employment Law - Individuals of the Richmond Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Employment Law - Individuals of the Richmond Metro Area
H. Aubrey Ford III has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!H. Aubrey Ford III has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation
Civil Rights Law
Commercial Litigation (Business Disputes, Large Case Litigation, Plaintiffs)
Employment Law - Individuals
Legal Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Other Information

Race: Caucasian
Gender: Male