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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 Gentry Locke’s Government and Regulatory Affairs team in Richmond, Virginia. 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
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  • Times elected to public office
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  • People would be surprised to know...

    I served as YMCA Model General Assembly Youth Governor of Virginia in 1994.

  • If I weren't practicing law...

    I would be a sports broadcaster. I am an avid college and professional sports fan.

Education

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

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 (2011-2018)
  • Member, Virginia State Bar
  • Member, The Virginia Bar Association: Co-Chair, Membership Committee, Young Lawyers Division; Member, Litigation and Young Lawyers Divisions
  • Member, American Bar Association, Member, Litigation and Young Lawyers Divisions
  • Member, Roanoke 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

  • Designated one of the “Legal Elite” in Legislative/Regulatory/Administrative law by Virginia Business magazine (2019-2020)
  • 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 for Government Relations (2018-2021); 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

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.
Gregory Habeeb Virginia attorney
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