Hugh M. Fain III

Hugh M. Fain III


Spotts Fain PC

Recognized since 2008

Richmond, Virginia

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Bet-the-Company Litigation
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Bet-the-Company Litigation
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Hugh Fain has been a litigator and dispute resolver for over thirty years. With broad experience as a civil trial attorney, his practice has focused on commercial and business litigation, including contract disputes, business torts, employment law, intellectual property, construction litigation, and shareholder and partnership disputes. Hugh is licensed in both Texas and Virginia.

Hugh is Past President of the Virginia Bar Association and Past President of the Bar Association for the City of Richmond. He has been named by his peers in Chambers USA and Best Lawyers in America in four categories; Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Employment Litigation, and Intellectual Property Litigation. Hugh is a Fellow of the Virginia Law Foundation.

Location

  • 411 East Franklin Street, Suite 600
    Richmond, VA 23219

Education

  • University of Virginia , J.D., graduated 1983
  • Virginia Military Institute, BA, graduated 1980

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, Virginia State Bar
  • Texas, State Bar of Texas

Affiliations

  • Richmond Bar Association - President, 2006-2007
  • Virginia Bar Association - Past President

Spotts Fain PC
Headquarters: Richmond, Virginia

13 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

2 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

Best Law Firms Badge Full Firm Profile

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Bet-the-Company Litigation

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation, Richmond (2023)
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation, Richmond (2021)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment

Special Focus

  • Business Disputes
  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Construction
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor and Employment
  • Partnership Disputes

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