Norfolk, VA, January 1, 2020 - Crenshaw, Ware & Martin has appointed Donald C. Schultz as its new Managing Partner effective January 1, 2020. He succeeds W. Ryan Snow, who served in that role since 2012. Mr. Snow will continue his Business Disputes and Construction Law practice.
Mr. Schultz serves as the Practice Group Chair for the firm’s Commercial Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Group. He also practices in the areas of Civil Litigation, Commercial Real Estate, Construction Law and Eminent Domain. He received his B.A. degree from the University of Virginia and his J.D. degree from Washington and Lee University, after which he began his career by clerking with the Honorable Blackwell N. Shelley of the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia. Mr. Schultz has served on the Board of Governors of the Virginia Bar Association, is past President of the Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association, and the Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association. He was inducted as a Fellow in the Virginia Law Foundation and has earned the AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell.
Crenshaw, Ware & Martin is a multi-disciplined law firm whose origin dates back to 1923. For more than nine decades, the firm has maintained a tradition of providing effective legal services of the highest caliber, earning its reputation as one of the premier law firms in Virginia. The firm serves clients of all sizes and types, from individuals and small business owners to Fortune 500 companies and government agencies. Its attorneys are at the forefront of practice areas such as complex contracts, cybersecurity and data privacy, railroad law, maritime law, autonomous and unmanned systems, real estate, construction law, creditors' rights and business bankruptcy and employment law. While its practice is concentrated in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia, representation is extensive throughout the Commonwealth, along the Eastern Seaboard, and across the Atlantic.