- Oct. 2, 2019
-- Spilman Thomas & Battle (Spilman) announced that Lori D. Thompson has joined the firm as a partner.
"Lori is a well-known and highly respected lawyer in the Roanoke Valley and across the state," said Webster Day, who manages Spilman's Roanoke office. "We are delighted to have her join the firm and look forward to her meeting our clients, friends and colleagues at our upcoming open house."
Thompson brings deep litigation experience to Spilman's Virginia presence. She regularly represents businesses in state and federal courts and in mediation proceedings in matters involving breach of contract, business disputes, computer/technology law, employment disputes, real estate disputes, taxation, and various collection matters.
She also advises clients in bankruptcy and creditors' rights matters and represents individuals in trust and estate disputes and complex family law disputes.
Prior to joining Spilman, Thompson was the leader of LeClairRyan's Roanoke office and previously served as its general counsel.
Thompson has many professional distinctions, including annual recognition from Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, Virginia Business magazine, and Law & Politics magazine. Most recently, she was again recognized by Best Lawyers in the areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and Litigation - Bankruptcy. She earned her undergraduate degree from Radford University and her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law (https://www.spilmanlaw.com