January 2015 - Crenshaw, Ware & Martin Attorneys Appointed to New Board Positions 

Elaine Inman Hogan has been appointed to the 2015 Board of Directors for the Hampton Roads Society for Human Resource Management.  She will serve on the board as the Director of Legal Affairs.  Ms. Hogan chairs the Employment Law Practice Group at Crenshaw, Ware & Martin, P.L.C. She represents employers and management in a wide range of employment law matters and is the author of the Virginia Employer Law blog.

Amy McClure has been appointed to the 2015 Board of Directors for the Hampton Roads Green Building Council, a chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council.  The Council serves the greater Hampton Roads area to advance sustainable planning, design, construction and operations.  Ms. McClure is a member of the Construction Law Practice Group at Crenshaw, Ware & Martin, P.L.C., where she represents owners, contractors and subcontractors on a variety of construction projects.

December 1, 2014 - Crenshaw, Ware & Martin, P.L.C. Attorneys Named to Virginia Business magazine’s 2014 “Legal Elite”

Crenshaw, Ware & Martin is pleased to announce that the following attorneys have been named among the “Legal Elite” for 2014 by Virginia Business magazine.  This year marks the 15th edition of the Legal Elite in Virginia Business. 

James L. Chapman, IV, Civil Litigation

Donald C. Schultz, Bankruptcy/Creditors’ Rights

W. Ryan Snow, Civil Litigation

November 2014 - Steven M. Stancliff, a partner with the law firm of Crenshaw, Ware & Martin, P.L.C. has been named chair of the firm’s Admiralty & Maritime Practice Group effective November 1, 2014. 

Mr. Stancliff joined the firm in 2007 following a distinguished career in the United States Coast Guard, retiring at the rank of Commander. “Steve’s background and expertise make him ideally qualified to head up the firm’s Admiralty & Maritime Practice Group,” said Jim Chapman, chair of the firm’s Litigation Department. Jim led the Admiralty & Maritime Practice Group for the past decade, and will continue as chair of the firm’s Railroad/Transportation and Subrogation Practice Groups.  Mr. Stancliff concentrates his practice in serving the domestic and international maritime industry, primarily by handling and resolving disputes in federal and state courts. The firm’s Admiralty & Maritime Law practice has been recognized with the Tier 1 Metropolitan Ranking in the 2014 and 2015 listing of "Best Law Firms" by U.S. News and Best Lawyers. 



Observations on Employment Law for Businesses in Virginia and Beyond

Posted on 1/23/2015 by Elaine Hogan

"Punitive Damages Allowed in Title VII Case Even Where Only Nominal Damages Awarded"

Posted on 1/16/2015 by Elaine Hogan

"Court Refuses to Approve Settlement of FLSA Collection Action"

VAHCDO 2014 Legal Seminar

Delphine Carnes was a guest speaker at the VAHCDO Legal Seminar held December 5, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia.  Ms. Carnes presented the topic "RAD Conversion and Rehabilitation using LIHTC: Key Considerations for PHAs". 

Amy McClure participates in Dove Days Self-Esteem Project

On October 17, 2014 Amy McClure joined employees of Unilever Lipton at Kennedy Middle School in Suffolk to speak to young girls about improving their self-esteem. The event was part of the Dove Days Self-Esteem Project. To read more about the project, visit the Dove Days Self-Esteem Project.