Alexander R. McDaniel

Alex is a member of the firm’s Litigation team and focuses his practice on Business Disputes, Construction, Cybersecurity, Employment, and Government and Public Sector. Alex's experience with the firm includes litigation in state and federal court on a multitude of issues. He regularly aids clients facing litigation as well as advises them on how to avoid it.

Alex received his B.A., cum laude, from the University of Northern Iowa and his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Richmond School of Law. Prior to joining the firm, he served as law clerk for the 4th Judicial Circuit of Virginia and practiced personal injury, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, and traumatic brain injury matters.
University of Richmond, School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2017
University of Northern Iowa, B.A., cum laude, 2014
Bar/Court Admissions
Virginia State Bar
United States Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
United States District Court, Western District of Virginia
Representative Experience
  • Represents clients in a broad range of business and commercial matters, including complex contract disputes and business conspiracies.
  • Represents owners, developers, contractors and subcontractors in construction disputes, mechanics liens and bid protests.
  • Advises businesses and business executives on contract interpretation, employment matters and compliance with updates to state and federal law.
  • Presenter, 2022 Updates to the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, Virginia Risk Sharing Association (July 13, 2022).
  • Hon. Joseph A. Migliozzi, Jr. & Alexander R. McDaniel, Evolution of DNA as an Accepted Courtroom Science Has Contributed to a Backlog in Laboratory Testing, VIRGINIA LAWYER, Aug. 2018, at 20–23, 27.
  • Hon. Joseph A. Migliozzi, Jr. & Alexander R. McDaniel, Bradner, Bowers, and the Adequacy of Jury Verdicts in Personal Injury Cases, VIRGINIA LAWYER, October 2018, at 28–30.


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CWM Runs in the ADP Corporate 5K
Posted on June 22, 2022
Team CWM Left to Right: Dawn (husband Tim), Alex, Tiffanie, Wiley, Jim (wife Sue & Guest), Ryan (wife Sarah & family) Crenshaw, Ware & Martin ran in the ADP Corporate 5k…...
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Eight Crenshaw, Ware & Martin, P.L.C. Attorneys Named to 2022 Best Lawyers® in America List
Posted on August 19, 2021
Norfolk, VA, — Crenshaw, Ware & Martin P.L.C. is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers has recognized four of the Firm’s attorneys as “Best Lawyers in America”, two as “Lawyer of…...
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Paid Family and Sick Leave: How it Works in the Era of Coronavirus
Posted on March 28, 2020
Paid Family and Sick Leave: How it Works in the Era of CoronavirusDownload Like your business, our law firm is dealing with a rapidly changing workplace environment as COVID-19 continues to…...
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Crenshaw, Ware & Martin Promotes Hartnett to Partner and Welcomes Two New Attorneys
Posted on February 5, 2020
Crenshaw, Ware & Martin, PLC is pleased to announce David C. Hartnett as newly elected partner, and welcome two new Associate Attorneys to the firm, Kristin D. Smith and Alexander R. McDaniel. Mr.…...
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