Business Law Section

The Business Law Section serves as a focal point for members interested in meeting other business lawyers, exchanging practice information on handling business transactions, and enhancing professionalism in the practice of business law.  Annual section dues are $25 in addition to being a member of the Richmond Bar Association. Click here to join.


The Business Law Section will hold its Annual Meeting on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at Pasture, 416 E. Grace Street, Richmond, VA

5:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m. – Cocktail hour

6:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. – Business Meeting

6:45 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. – Dinner

7:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Panel discussion on the Craft Brewing and Spirits Industry in Richmond

Panelists: Dwight Chew, Head Distiller, James River Distillery, Tom Lisk, Member of Eckert Seamans and Tom Sullivan, Co-Founder and Director of Operations, Ardent Craft Ales.

Cost to attend is $50 for section members only.  The registration deadline is Friday, May 8, 2015.  There will be no refunds after this date.

The Section appreciates the generosity of its sponsors for this event ThompsonMcMullan, P.C., Harris, Hardy & Johnstone, P.C. and Financial Press LLC

At the meeting the Section will elect the Officers and Executive Committee to preside over the 2015-2016 term of the Business Law Section.  The Nominating Committee has nominated the following persons:

Chair: David R. Ruby, Thompson & McMullan
Chair-Elect:  John C. Selbach, LeClairRyan
Secretary:  Elizabeth L. Linkenauger, Trouman Sanders

Executive Committee:

John W. Anderson, Spotts Fain
Gregory R. Bishop, Williams Mullen
Katheryn E. Surface Burks, Office of the Attorney General
Beverley L. Crump, Durrette Crump
Sean P. Ducharme, Hunton & Williams
C. Thomas Ebel, Sands Anderson
Megan M. Gilliland, Christian & Barton
Lisa J. Hedrick, Hirschler Fleischer
Jerrell E. Williams, Law Office of Jerrell Williams, LLC.




Business Law Practice Tips

Following are links to a series of practice tips for members of the RBA Business Law Section. If you have any suggestions for future topics or matters, please share them with Greg Bishop, the Chairman of the Section.