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  • William H. Atwill, Jr.

  • William H. Atwill, Jr.

    Bill Atwill chairs the firm's litigation practice group. He has practiced commercial and construction litigation since 1984, primarily in the state courts of Virginia. He has practiced in Leesburg and Loudoun County since 1990.

    Bill has litigated and arbitrated a variety of commercial, real estate, and construction cases, including breaches of employment agreements, unfair competition, entity successor liability, breach of contract, fraudulent inducement, partnership accountings, mechanics lien filing and enforcement, fraudulent transfer, injunctions, prejudgment attachments, specific performance, fiduciary liability, brokerage commission disputes, shareholder disputes, fraudulent transfer, trade secret misappropriation, Uniform Commercial Code, bulk transfer claims, secured transactions, commercial collection, lender liability, breach of warranty, commercial landlord and tenant and easement and real estate claims.

    He serves as local counsel in Loudoun for large out of area firms in a variety of cases.

    Professional Service:
    Commissioner in Chancery; Special Commissioner, Loudoun County Circuit Court.
    Chair, Disciplinary Board, Virginia State Bar and Chairman (past) of the Seventh District Disciplinary Committee.
    Member (ex officio) Committee on Lawyer Discipline.

    Bar Admissions: 
    Virginia and the District of Columbia

    Education:
    Virginia Military Institute (B.A. with distinction, 1978)
    University of Richmond (J.D., 1984)

    Military Service:
    U.S. Navy, active duty 1978 through 1981
    U.S. Navy Reserve, Ret., Captain, Intelligence Officer

    Community Service: 
    Bill is active in his church, having served both as chairman and as a member for several years of the Pastoral Council. He is a past member of the Diocese of Arlington Pastoral Council. He volunteers as a reader at a local assisted living facility, and he served as chairman of the board of directors for a local crisis pregnancy center.

    Professional Honors:
    Virginia Business Magazine’s “Legal Elite”

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