Business Law

Business Attorneys Serving Newport News, VA and all of Hampton Roads

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Since its founding more than 100 years ago, JBWK has provided legal assistance and counsel to a wide array of businesses, from large corporations to small family companies. The firm’s past and present Business Law clients include a variety of businesses and non-profit organizations, including:

  • Banks
  • Credit Unions
  • Utility Companies
  • Economic Development Agencies
  • Industrial Development Agencies
  • Municipal Corporations
  • Airports
  • Manufacturers
  • Industrial & Retail Business Entities
  • Franchises
  • Hospital Groups
  • Nursing and Convalescent Homes
  • Professional Entities
  • Insurance Companies
  • Title Insurance Companies
  • Automobile Dealers
  • Real Estate Developers
  • Property Managers
  • Universities
  • Museums

Our attorneys in the Business Law Group provide diverse legal services, with a focus on responsiveness, efficiency, and problem-solving.  We pride ourselves in taking the time to develop a relationship with clients and make certain that we understand their business before providing legal advice and services.  In providing legal assistance to our clients, the Business Law Practice group also focuses on integrating considerations from other business contexts, such as accounting, financial and business planning, tax, and other disciplines.

In addition to the firm’s reputation for responsiveness and service-oriented representation, JBWK is known for our innovate approach in providing legal solutions for clients.  Examples of the services our attorneys provide for our clients include:

  • Antitrust
  • Banking and Finance
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Entity Formation
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Corporations
  • Financing
  • Foreclosure & Creditors rights
  • Franchising
  • Health Care
  • Hospital & Nursing Home Issues
  • Intellectual Property
  • Joint Ventures
  • Land Development
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Liquidation and Dissolution
  • Medical and Allied Health Alliances
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Securities
  • Strategic Business Planning
  • Subchapter S Corporations
  • Unfair Competition and Trade Practices

The Business Law Group integrates its work with the firm’s other practice areas, such as government relations, tax, estate planning and employment law.  As one of the preeminent law firms in Hampton Roads, we are well-positioned to provide for the needs of any client.

Members of our Business Law Group

Jason A. Atkins

Practice Areas: Business Law Family Law Litigation  

Conway H. Sheild, III

Jones, Blechman, Woltz & Kelly, P.C. Phone: 757-873-8056 Fax: 757-873-8103 Download vCard Practice Areas: Business Law (Chairman) Governmental Relations Real Estate & Finance Construction Law An attorney with 46 years of experience in commercial banking and business transactional work,...


Experienced Local Business Attorneys Serving Newport News, Hampton, York County, Poquoson, Gloucester, Williamsburg and all of Hampton Roads

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