Spotts Fain is a full-service business law firm focused on advising, counseling, and representing clients in transactional and litigation matters. Our services include general business counseling on such issues as choice of entity, formation, establishment (including creation of client-specific business policies, forms and procedures), employment law planning and compliance, tax planning, real estate acquisition, land use and zoning, development, leasing and sale, intellectual property protection, local, state, and federal environmental laws and regulations, banking law and bank regulatory issues, creditors rights, debt collection, HIPAA and other federal regulatory compliance and lobbying. Our litigation attorneys are business trial lawyers who understand the importance of efficient and effective representation and who are experienced in mediation, arbitration, litigation, in state and federal courts, and administrative and licensing hearings. We represent clients in a wide variety of commercial litigation matters including contract, construction, employment, intellectual property, securities, and shareholder disputes. We defend businesses and manage complex litigation involving toxic tort and product liability claims. Spotts Fain litigators serve as both lead counsel and local counsel in Virginia state courts and federal courts. Spotts Fain also provides wealth management services to individuals in the areas of estate and tax planning and estate and trust administration.

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Contacts
Henry N. Ware
Litigation Section
804-697-2000
Robert H. Chappell, III
Creditors Rights
804-697-2000

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  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Real Estate Law
  • Venture Capital Law

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Avoiding These Common Contract Administration Issues May Lessen the Likelihood of Claims


William Mauck, Jr describes the three most common mistakes he sees repeated by general contractors and subcontractors during the administration of a project.

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William R.

Mauck

Five Contract Provisions to be Aware of


All too often, clients overlook the "legalese," the "fine print," the "boiler plate," and focus on defining the work scope, pricing, and schedule.

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William R.

Mauck

Resisting the Lure of S Corporations


There are a number of issues to consider when a tax adviser advocates for an S Corporation.

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Kurt R.

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