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Flora Pettit


90 North Main Street, Suite 201
P.O. Box 1287
Harrisonburg, VA 22803
United States
(540) 437.3100

Firm Details

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 24 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.


Bill Shmidheiser
Vice President of Operations


Jennifer E. Shirkey
Business Tax and Wealth Transfer
John W. Flora
Corporate and Institutional Practice
Patrick C. Asplin
Emerging Companies and Venture Capital
Cathleen P. Welsh
Employment and Employee Benefits
Jeffrey G. Lenhart
Health Care
Patrick C. Asplin
Intellectual Property and Technology
Lisa Hawkins
Real Estate Development and Finance

Firm Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Family Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

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Charlottesville, VA

530 East Main Street

P.O. Box 2057

Charlottesville, VA 22902

United States

(434) 979.1400

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Harrisonburg, VA

90 North Main Street, Suite 201

P.O. Box 1287

Harrisonburg, VA 22803

United States

(540) 437.3100

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