Data Breach Lawyers: A View from the Trenches

Posted on May 30, 2019

Darius Davenport discusses how he helps his clients deal with cybersecurity concerns and privacy matters.…


CWM Attorneys Recognized by Virginia Super Lawyers®

Posted on May 2, 2019

Crenshaw, Ware & Martin, P.L.C. is pleased to announce that seven of its lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 list of Virginia Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars. Through a selection and evaluation process that includes peer nominations, independent research and third-party validation of professional accomplishments, Virginia Super Lawyers® recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice.  The attorneys recognized in 2019 are: Virginia Super Lawyers Delphine G. Carnes - Tax James L. Chapman, IV – Transportation/Maritime Donald C. Schultz - Creditor Debtor Rights Ryan Snow – Business Litigation Steven M. Stancliff – Transportation/Maritime Virginia Rising Stars Wiley Grandy – Business Litigation David C. Hartnett – Business Litigation…


Darius Davenport becomes Partner at Crenshaw, Ware & Martin

Posted on January 28, 2019

The law firm of Crenshaw, Ware & Martin, P.L.C. is proud to announce that Darius Davenport has become a partner in the firm. Mr. Davenport joined the firm in 2012 and leads its Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Practice Group. He also handles complex litigation with an emphasis on Public Sector Law and Insurance Defense. He is admitted in to practice in Virginia and Wisconsin. Before joining Crenshaw, Ware & Martin, P.L.C., Mr. Davenport taught at Regent University School of Law and served as an Attorney for the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps. He received his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School and his B.S. from Norfolk State University. Mr. Davenport serves on the Virginia State Bar Special Committee on the Future of Law Practice. He also serves as Vice Chairman for the Suffolk Wetlands Board and as a board member and Advocacy Committee Chairman for the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia. He is rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell.…


James L. Johnsen Joins CWM

Posted on December 26, 2018


CWM Attorneys Stuff Holiday Stockings

Posted on December 7, 2018
Posted in Community News

CWM attorney Delphine Carnes, general counsel for Chesapeake Redevelopment & Housing Authority (“CRHA”), was proud to provide the financial support needed to purchase and fill Christmas stockings for all of the children and youth who reside in CRHA’s public housing communities.  Delphine and fellow CWM attorney, Harriet Reynolds, assisted CRHA staff in stuffing more than 840 stockings that will help spread the holiday spirit to residents of CRHA’s communities.…


Best Lawyers 2019 “Best Law Firms” Metropolitan Rankings

Posted on November 1, 2018

Best Lawyers has released the 2019 “Best Law Firms” metropolitan rankings. Crenshaw, Ware & Martin, P.L.C. is proud to announce that the firm received a Tier 1 Metropolitan Ranking in Admiralty & Maritime Law, Construction Law, Eminent Domain/Condemnation Law and Project Finance. The firm also received a Tier 2 Ranking in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Bankruptcy, Public Finance Law and Real Estate Law. Rankings are based on an evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, as well as peer reviews from leading attorneys in their field. Receiving the tier designations reflects a high level of respect the firm has earned within specific practice areas.…


Hackers and Why They Hack – and Why You Need to Know

Posted on October 16, 2018

The terms "cybersecurity" and "hacking" have become ubiquitous.  Every few weeks, we hear of another major business that became the latest victim of a hacker. Published in For the Defense, Defense Research Institute (DRI) October 2018 > Full Article…


Preparation is key to surviving inevitable cyberattack | Cybersecurity column

Posted on October 3, 2018
Posted in News, Updates

As Hurricane Florence loomed in the Atlantic on Sept. 11, a group of professionals gathered at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott to discuss a threat of a different sort. By Joy Vann Sep 24, 2018 Updated Oct 1, 2018 Published in Inside Business > Click here to read the full article.…


CWM Attorneys Named to 2019 Best Lawyers® in America

Posted on August 15, 2018

Crenshaw, Ware & Martin PLC is pleased to announce that five of its lawyers have been named to the 25th 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 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 Ryan Snow Admiralty and Maritime Law Construction Law…


Make sure your cybersecurity team includes a breach lawyer

Posted on August 6, 2018
Posted in News, Updates

Imagine coming to work and being greeted by a sign on the door instructing you not to turn on your computer because your company’s network has been breached. Published in Inside Business, Expert Column >  Click here to read full article…

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