Ruth E.
Nathanson

Counsel

Locations
Richmond, VA
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Telephone 804.672.4552
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  • BIOGRAPHY
  • PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • EDUCATION
  • BAR ADMISSIONS
  • CIVIC AFFILIATIONS
  • AWARDS
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“Whether fighting for a client’s rights in court, successfully negotiating, or simply guiding a client through a legal arena, I truly enjoy using my legal skills to help solve problems for my clients.”

 

Ruth Nathanson‘s practice includes civil and appellate litigation, administrative law, and energy matters. She has represented clients in various courts and before administrative bodies such as the Virginia Workers Compensation Commission and the Virginia State Corporation Commission. Ruth is a seasoned appellate lawyer, having served as a law clerk to the Honorable Justice Barbara Milano Keenan of the Supreme Court of Virginia. She has combined her persuasive legal writing and oral advocacy skills in the successful representation of clients before the Supreme Court of Virginia and the Court of Appeals of Virginia.

 

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  • Energy Bar Association
  • Richmond Bar Association
  • Virginia State Bar Administrative Law Section, Former Chair
  • Washington & Lee University School of Law, J.D., 1994 (Member, Moot Court Board)
  • University of Virginia, B.A., 1991
  • Virginia
  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • Virginia, Maryland, and District of Columbia Federal Courts
  • Board, Jewish Community Federation of Richmond
  • Board, Weinstein Jewish Community Center
  • Vice-President, Herb Cohen Memorial Fund
  • Past President, Rudlin Torah Academy
  • President’s Award, presented by the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond — 2015
  • William B. Thalhimer Sr. Young Leadership Award, presented by the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond — 2012.
  • Law & Politics Magazine “Super Lawyer” — 2006 through 2018
  • irginia Business Magazine “Legal Elite” (“Young Lawyer” category – 2005, 2006; “Legislative, Regulatory, and Administrative Law” category — 2009-2014, 2016-17)
  • Rated AV® by Martindale Hubbell