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Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC
100 South Mason Street
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801-4022Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 540-434-0316
Fax: 540-434-5502
Toll Free: 800-879-0154
E-Mail: info@wawlaw.com
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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 20028, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-7528
Established: 1845

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Casualty
  • Professional Liability
  • Trial and Appellate Practice
  • Patent & Trademark Law
  • Product & Medical Liability
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About Us
WAW is a litigation oriented law firm committed to representing our clients in Virginia, West Virginia and the other mid-Atlantic states. We believe that it is always best to attempt to resolve disputes before trial. However, if our client's interests mandate trial, we are ready and prepared to advocate forcefully on their behalf before a jury.
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Additional Locations
Staunton, Virginia
125 South Augusta Street, Suite 2000
Staunton, Virginia 24401
Telephone: 540-885-0199
Fax: 540-213-0390
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
American Safety Insurance CompanyAttorneys Liability Protection Society
Augusta Insurance AgencyAugusta Mutual Insurance Company
Brotherhood Mutual Insurance CompanyCincinnati Insurance Company
CNA Global Specialty LinesCNA Insurance Companies
Erie Insurance CompanyGEICO Indemnity Company
The Medical Protective CompanyMinnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company
Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.State Farm Fire and Casualty Company
USAA Casualty Insurance CompanyVirginia Farm Bureau Insurance Services
Zurich North America
Non-Insurance Clients
Allied Cash Advance of Virginia, LLC
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Personnel Information
Partners
Gregory T. St. Ours
Harrisonburg, VA
Telephone:540-438-5334
E-Mail:gstours@wawlaw.com
Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Contracts
  • Health Care
  • Employment Law
  • Construction Law
  • Commercial Real Estate Law
  • Land Use
  • Zoning
  • Eminent Domain
  • Insurance Coverage & Defense
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Errors and Omissions
  • Lender Liability Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Antitrust
  • Tort
  • Franchise Law
  • Risk Management
  • Copyright and Trademark Law
Admitted
  • District of Columbia, 1983
  • Virginia, 1984
  • West Virginia, 2002
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 1985
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 1991
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1992
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia, 2003
Additional Biographical Details:
University of Virginia Alumni Association; James Madison University Presidents and Parents Councils; American Shakespeare Center
Memberships:
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Virginia (Construction Law, Antitrust Law and Litigation Sections) and West Virginia State Bars
  • The District of Columbia Bar
  • Augusta Home and Shenandoah Valley Builders Associations
Certifications:
  • Virginia Class A Contractors License 2705 095593A
Education:
  • University of Virginia, B.A. (with distinction), 1974
  • University of Virginia, J.D., 1983
Born:1952
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Daniel L. Fitch
Harrisonburg, VA
E-Mail:dfitch@wawlaw.com
Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Environmental Law
  • Construction Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Product Liability
  • Patent Trademark Infringement Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Property and Casualty
Admitted
  • Virginia, 1986
  • West Virginia, 2003
  • Colorado, 2004
  • Wyoming, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2005
Education:
  • United States Military Academy at West Point, B.S. (with honors), 1978
  • University of Virginia, J.D., 1986
Born:1955
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Thomas E. Ullrich
Harrisonburg, VA
E-Mail:tullrich@wawlaw.com
Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • Trial and Appellate Practice
  • Employment Law
  • Product Liability
  • Securities
  • Arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Trucking Litigation
  • Litigation and Counseling
Admitted
  • Virginia, 1988
  • New York, 1988
  • Maryland, 1988
  • West Virginia, 2003
  • Pennsylvania, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1988
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Western Districts of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2011
Additional Biographical Details:
Investigator, Office of the New York State Attorney General; Workers' Compensation Investigator, New York State; AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell; Best Lawyers in America (Employment Law); Elected by peers to Virginia's Legal Elite by Virginia Business Magazine (Civil Litigation & Employment Law); Recognized as a Super Lawyer, in top 5% of Virginia's Practicing Attorneys, by Law and Politics, published in Richmond Magazine
Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC (1988-current), Concentration in civil litigation and trial with emphasis in OSHA, Employment Law, Fleet Safety, Warranty Claims & Products Liability; Investigator - Office of the New York State Attorney General; Workers' Compensation Investigator - New York State.
Memberships:
  • Virginia Trucking Association
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
Education:
  • St. John's University, B.A., 1976
  • St. John's University School of Law, J.D., 1987
Clerkship:
Judicial Law Clerk, Honorable H. Emory Widener, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit (1987-1988)
Born:1954
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Humes J. Franklin, III
Harrisonburg, VA
E-Mail:hfrankli@wawlaw.com
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
Admitted
  • Virginia, 2001
  • West Virginia, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
Education:
  • Davidson College, B.A., 1998
  • College of William & Mary, J.D., 2001
Born:1975
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