McCandlish Holton provides a wealth of experience and expertise in all areas of litigation. Our attorneys and support staff represent our clients' interests, balancing when a matter needs to be handled aggressively, or when an efficient and cost-effective resolution is appropriate.

Our Litigation Team is comprised of trial attorneys with years of experience practicing before the state and federal courts in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. Because of our home office location in Richmond, Virginia, our Litigation Team has developed a particular familiarity and expertise litigating matters in every division of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia—the famed "Rocket Docket"—as well as the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia and Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. In addition, our litigators have extensive experience appearing before state and federal regulatory and administrative tribunals throughout Virginia.

McCandlish Holton’s trial attorneys have a broad range of general, complex commercial litigation experience, and particular expertise in the following practice areas:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution: Mediation and Arbitration
  • Appellate: State and Federal
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor's Rights
  • Business/Partner Disputes
  • Catastrophic Bodily Injury Claims and Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Defect
  • Employer/Employee Disputes
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Defense
  • Intellectual Property and Technology
  • Labor & Employment
  • Land Use & Eminent Domain
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Local Counsel
  • Non-Compete Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Trucking and Transportation
  • Workers' Compensation 
  • Wrongful Death