Commercial Litigation in Virginia
150 West Main Street,, Suite 1500,, Norfolk, VA 23510-2111
Trusted by Businesses and Entrepreneurs For Nearly 100 Years.
CWM is a multi-service firm dedicated to providing superior and cost-effective legal services to local, national, and international clients. Our nationally-recognized attorneys advise and represent individuals, government agencies, and emerging and experienced businesses in matters ranging from litigation and dispute resolution to project finance and mergers and acquisitions.
Clients have turned to CWM for over 90 years to help them achieve the best results possible. We have built strong and lasting relationships with our clients by providing individualized service and relentless determination, while still maintaining a tradition of high moral values, mutual respect and professionalism.
CWM’s attorneys are skilled and accessible, and assist clients in matters involving:
- Admiralty and Maritime Law
- Business Disputes
- Business Law
- Commercial Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights
- Commercial Real Estate Law
- Construction Law
- Cybersecurity and Data Privacy
- Employment Law
- Intellectual Property
- Local Counsel Representation
- Project Finance
- Public Sector Law
- Railroad and Transit Law
Ryan is Managing Partner of the firm. He focuses on complex business disputes, construction law, government contracts, maritime law and cybersecurity. He also serves as local counsel in the Eastern District of Virginia in patent and other intellectual property cases. He was co-counsel in 2012 in one of the largest patent cases tried to jury verdict in the Norfolk Division.
Ryan’s experience includes state and federal jury trials, mediations, panel arbitrations, and appeals. In 2014, he was selected one of the Top 100 lawyers in Virginia by Virginia Super Lawyers. He is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America and a past Chair of the Construction & Public Contracts Law Section of the Virginia Bar Association. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America® and has been selected one of Virginia’s “Legal Elite” in four categories.