Attorney Cam Beck Ranked by Chambers USA 2022 for Commercial Litigation

Chambers USA 2022 Guide ranks civil litigation attorney D. Cameron Beck, Jr. noting his ‘‘particular expertise in complex trucking defense mandates, as well as handling broader product liability, construction and retail disputes.’’

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7 McCandlish Holton Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers® 2022

Super Lawyers® recognizes five attorneys in the category of ‘‘Super Lawyers’’ and two attorneys in the category of ‘‘Rising Stars’’ across six practice areas:

  • Civil Litigation- Defense
  • Business Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Employment & Labor
  • Transportation/Maritime
  • Workers’ Compensation

The 2022 edition marks ten years of recognition for Employment Law attorney, Samantha Stecker Otero, and the first recognition for Workers’ Compensation attorney, Eva Roffis.

Each year, lawyers are invited to nominate the top attorneys they have personally observed in action. Approximately 5% of attorneys receive the ‘‘Super Lawyers’’ recognition, only about 2.5% are selected as ‘‘Rising Stars.’’ 

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Immigration Attorney Jennifer Minear Quoted in Financial Times Article About Fallout of Loosening Visa Restrictions

MEDIA QUOTES

A Financial Times article published on April 11, 2022, titled ‘‘Biden’s Immigration Woes Complicate US Labour Shortages’’ explains the current political quagmire over recent loosening of visa restrictions despite the business community’s support. Author Aime Williams quotes Jennifer Minear, immigration attorney and immediate past-President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) throughout.

‘‘The border kind of hijacks all of the oxygen around the immigration debate.’’

Referencing a political environment that pillories those who wish to negotiate terms of the

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Business Immigration Alert: U.S. CIS Announces H-1B Cap Registration Period Opens March 1, 2022

Employers seeking to secure an H-1B quota number must file a registration during the registration period to be eligible. To do so, please contact McCandlish Holton immigration attorney, Helen Konrad

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“U.S. CIS”) has announced that the H-1B registration period for the fiscal year 2023 H-1B cap will open at noon Eastern (GMT-5) on March 1 and will run through noon Eastern on March 18, 2022. During this period, employers can submit H-1B registrations using the U.S. CIS online H-1B registration system.

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McCandlish Holton’s Top 5 From 2021

As we prepare to welcome 2022, we revisit five memorable McCandlish Holton moments from 2021 worth sharing, celebrating and commemorating during a globally challenging year, complicated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The following is a list of inclusion, not order,  featuring our firm’s top five from 2021:

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20 McCandlish Holton Attorneys Named 2021 Virginia 'Legal Elite'

The 22nd Edition of Virginia Business Magazine Legal Elite recognizes twenty McCandlish Holton attorneys in seven practice categories: Civil Litigation, Immigration, Business Law, Construction, Labor/Employment Law, Real Estate/Land Use, and Young Lawyer.

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Cam Beck Awarded DRI’s Fred H. Sievert Award for Launching Program to Increase Diversity

The Defense Research Institute (DRI) recognized civil litigation attorney D. Cameron Beck, Jr. at their 2021 Annual meeting as recipient of the Fred H. Sievert Award. DRI has presented this award annually since 1988 in recognition of a current or former president of a state defense bar organization who has made a significant contribution towards achieving the goals and objectives of the defense bar organization.

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McCandlish Holton Ranked for 13 Practice Areas by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2022

The 2022 Edition Ranks three practice areas for the first time

The 2022 Edition of US News – Best Lawyers® ranks thirteen McCandlish Holton PC practice areas, including three practice areas that are newly ranked:

McCandlish Holton PC received metropolitan Richmond Tier 1 ratings in three practice areas:

To be eligible for a practice area ranking, a firm must first have a lawyer recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®, which recognizes 5% of lawyers practicing in the United States. In 2022, McCandlish Holton PC has 17 attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers

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McCandlish Holton Mourns Governor Linwood Holton

a mentor and a moral force who radiated positive energy

McCandlish Holton mourns the loss of our friend and colleague, Linwood Holton, former governor of Virginia and civil rights champion.  Law firm Chairman Tom McCandlish sent the following message to the firm, which is a fitting tribute to a true American hero:

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Matthew Haynes Earns Certified Litigation Management Professional (CLMP) Designation

Matthew Haynes, a Director in McCandlish Holton’s Litigation Practice Group, successfully completed the 2021 Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) Litigation Management Institute (LMI) in Chicago, earning the Certified Litigation Management Professional (CLMP) designation. 

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