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Greg Habeeb is a former member of the Virginia House of Delegates, where he represented Virginia’s 8th District and served as Vice-Chair of the Courts of Justice Committee, was a Subcommittee Chair for the Courts of Justice, Commerce & Labor and Transportation committees, and served on the Rules and Privileges & Elections committees. Greg retired from the Virginia House of Delegates in August of 2018 and now chairs of Gentry Locke’s Government and Regulatory Affairs team in Richmond, Virginia. Pursuant to Virginia law, he does not perform any legislative lobbying services. Greg is also a litigation partner specializing in complex business and catastrophic injury cases, representing individuals and companies in courts throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation. In 2017 Greg was named a “Leader in the Law” by Virginia Lawyers Weekly.

  • Cases handled valued in excess of $1 million
  • District served in Va. House of Delegates
  • 1 amazing wife + 3 kids
  • What is the most important part of your morning routine?

    The morning is such a great time to connect with my kids.

  • What do you like to do outside of work?

    Aside from spending quality time with my kids, we like to travel and go to sporting events. I also enjoy cooking when I can find the time.

  • What important life lesson are you passing along to your children?

    I believe in living your faith in your everyday life. I encourage my children, my friends and colleagues to ask themselves, “What can I do today that will make the world a better place?”

Education

  • Wake Forest School of Law, J.D. 2001
  • Wake Forest University, B.A. cum laude, 1998

Experience

  • Obtained a $14 million settlement in a products liability accident that caused brain injury and blindness
  • Represented worker injured by defective product imported from Asia resulting in multi-million dollar settlement
  • Represented estate of passenger killed in an airplane crash resulting in multi-million dollar settlement
  • Obtained $250,00 jury verdict in single engine plane crash case
  • Obtained $155,000 jury verdict for home seller against buyer for breach of real estate contract
  • Represented numerous companies and individuals in the enforcement of contracts
  • Represented Fortune 500 company in successful enforcement of non-competition/non-solicitation agreement
  • Represented lending institution in successful NASD arbitration
  • Represented patent holder in successful patent infringement litigation
  • Represented national lighting manufacturer in successful suit against former employees
  • Represented landowner in successful tax assessment appeal of 3,000+ acre property
  • Represented company in trade dress litigation brought by national leader in industry
  • Represented numerous lending institutions in various Uniform Commercial Code litigation
  • Successfully litigated Fair Credit Reporting Act and Virginia Consumer Protection Act matters
  • Represented numerous injured individuals in various negligence actions worth millions of dollars
  • Jury trial experience in state courts throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
  • Appellate experience in the Virginia Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Affiliations

  • Member, Virginia General Assembly
  • Member, Virginia State Bar
  • Member, Virginia Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Roanoke Bar Association
  • Co-Chair, Membership Committee, Young Lawyers Division, Virginia Bar Association
  • Member, Litigation and Young Lawyers Divisions, Virginia Bar Association
  • Member, Litigation and Young Lawyers Divisions, American Bar Association
  • Member, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Past Member, Virginia Recreational Facilities Authority
  • Past Chairman, Salem Republican Committee
  • Roanoke Chapter Leader, Republican National Lawyers Association
  • Member, Board of Directors, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Virginia
  • Member, Virginia YMCA’s Model General Assembly Committee
  • Past Member, Wake Forest Law Alumni Council
  • Volunteer Attorney for the Military Family Support Center

Awards

  • Named a “Leader in the Law” by Virginia Lawyers Weekly (2017)
  • Recipient, Client Distinction Award, Martindale-Hubbell (2012)
  • Named a Top Rated Lawyer for Commercial Litigation, General Practice, and Products Liability law by American Lawyer Media (2013)
  • Named to the Blue Ridge Business Journal’s “20 Under 40 List” of the Blue Ridge Region’s up-and-coming business leaders (2010)
  • Designated as one of the Legal Elite in the Young Lawyer category by Virginia Business magazine (2004 and 2009)
  • Recipient, RPV Governor’s Award – recognized as Best Chair throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Named a Virginia Super Lawyers in the area of Business Litigation (2018); previously named Rising Star in the area of Business Litigation (2008, 2010, 2012-2016), General Litigation and Personal Injury Plaintiff (2008), Commercial Litigation (2011)
  • Roanoke Bar Association President’s Volunteer Service Award, Bronze level, for 100-249 hours of community service in a calendar year
  • “Largest Verdicts in Virginia” designation (2006) as recognized by Virginia Lawyers Weekly
  • Peer Review Rated

Published Work

  • Co-author, They All Fall Down: An Overview of the Law on Deck and Balcony Collapses; “Virginia Lawyer,” the official publication of the Virginia State Bar, Volume 65/Number 4 (December 2016).
The results of client matters depend on a variety of factors unique to each matter. Past successes do not predict or guarantee future successes.