Gentry Locke Adds Civil Litigation Defense Attorney Nia E. White to Richmond Office

RICHMOND, Va. (November 13, 2023) – The Virginia law firm Gentry Locke is pleased to announce Nia E. White has joined the firm’s Richmond office as an associate in the Civil Defense Litigation Group.

“Nia has demonstrated her capabilities as a litigator early in her career, and we are pleased to welcome her to the firm and know her arrival will add depth to our litigation group,” said Gentry Locke Managing Partner Brett Marston.

White concentrates her practice on advising national corporations in civil litigation matters with an emphasis on premises liability and insurance defense in Virginia state and federal courts. She regularly drafts pleadings, motions and briefs, and manages discovery requests. White has also negotiated numerous settlements, including through federal judicial settlement conferences and private mediations.

While earning her J.D. from William & Mary Law School, White worked as a student attorney with the William & Mary Law School Family Clinic, representing clients of the Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia on family law matters. She also served as a student research assistant working on a report proposing new solutions to Richmond’s eviction crisis. White earned her B.A., summa cum laude, from Virginia Commonwealth University and served as a volunteer with the Central Virginia Legal Aid Society. She is a member of the Virginia Bar Association and the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys.

About Gentry Locke

With 79 lawyers practicing across a range of disciplines, Gentry Locke brings uncommon thinking and deep experience to the legal and business challenges of companies, institutions, organizations, and individuals — a commitment the firm has met since 1923. Operating from offices in Roanoke, Lynchburg, Richmond, and Norfolk, Virginia, Gentry Locke serves clients in Virginia and across the United States. Meet the firm’s dynamic attorneys and learn more about its fierce drive to achieve success for its clients by exploring our website.

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