Crenshaw, Ware & Martin PLC is pleased to announce that seven of its lawyers have been named to the 2016 Edition of Best Lawyers in America. 

Delphine G. Carnes - Project Finance Law;Public Finance Law

James L. Chapman, IV -Admiralty and Maritime Law;Commercial Litigation

Timothy A. CoyleMunicipal Law

Howard W. Martin, Jr. - Real Estate Law

Donald C. Schultz - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law; Litigation-Bankruptcy

W. Ryan Snow - Admiralty and Maritime Law

Guilford D. Ware - Admiralty and Maritime Law

Crenshaw, Ware & Martin has been named Shipping & Maritime Law Firm of the Year –Virginia USA 

Crenshaw, Ware & Martin has been named Shipping & Maritime Law Firm of the Year –Virginia USA in the 2015 Global Awards published by Corporate LiveWireWith more than nine decades serving the maritime community, our attorneys bring a diverse collection of experience in handling complex matters. Most recently, we represented an Ohio partnership to protect its salvage rights to the SS Central America, “Ship of Gold.”  Chaired by Steven Stancliff, our maritime attorneys include a retired Coast Guard Commander, adjunct Professor of Law at Regent University School of Law, and past president of the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute. 


Observations on Employment Law for Businesses in Virginia and Beyo

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July 1, 2015 - WATCH OUT - Virginia Tightens Policy on Contractor Licenses as of July 1, 2015

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April 2015 - CWM attorneys, Delphine Carnes and Harriet Reynolds close on transaction to restore historic Masonic Theatre.