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Gentry Locke Attorneys K. Brett Marston and Daniel R. Sullivan honored by Virginia Lawyers Media

ROANOKE, Va. (October 25, 2018) – The Virginia law firm of Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that Roanoke partner K. Brett Marston was named to Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s 2018 class of “Leaders in the Law” and Roanoke partner Daniel R. Sullivan was named to the publication’s 2018 class of “Up & Coming Lawyers.” All 2018 recipients were formally honored during an awards ceremony on October 25.

Brett Marston named a 2018 Leaders in the Law

Brett Marston (l) and Peter Vieth. Photo courtesy of Virginia Lawyers Weekly.

Now in its 13th year, Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s Leaders in the Law program recognizes attorneys who are setting the standard for other practitioners in Virginia. Leaders are named for changing the law, serving the community, changing practice, or improving Virginia’s justice system, among other accomplishments. The Up & Coming Lawyers program, now in its third year, recognizes attorneys across the commonwealth who are making their mark within their first 10 years of practice. These lawyers are considered to be the future leaders of the profession.

Marston chairs the firm’s Construction team, handling significant construction matters in federal and state courts, and arbitration and mediation for general contractors, subcontractors, owners, design professionals and suppliers. He has been very involved in the local and state legal community over the course of his career, having previously served as chair, treasurer, secretary, and on the Board of Governors of the Virginia State Bar Construction and Public Contracts Section; as president of the Roanoke Bar Association; and as chair of the Roanoke Bar Association Foundation trustees. Marston has represented the 23rd Judicial Circuit of Virginia as a member of the Virginia State Bar’s Bar Council since 2016. He is also dedicated to numerous community endeavors, serving on the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors and as a past member of the Hidden Valley High School Athletic Boosters Board and Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce Board.

Sullivan serves on Gentry Locke’s Business Litigation team. His work extends across several different litigation practice groups, and his experience includes business, insurance, product liability, and professional liability lawsuits. Sullivan represents public and closely held businesses in both straightforward and complex cases in state and federal courts. Sullivan currently serves on the board of the Federal Bar Association Moot Court Committee and as a member of the St. Andrew’s Catholic Church Adult Ministry, and volunteers for the Roanoke Bar Association’s Barrister Book Buddies program.

About Gentry Locke

With more than 55 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 and Richmond Va., Gentry Locke serves clients across Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic region. Meet the firm’s dynamic attorneys and learn more about its fierce drive to achieve success for its clients by exploring this website.

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