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Furniss, Davis, Rashkind and Saunders, P.C.
6160 Kempsville Circle, Suite 341B
Norfolk, Virginia 23502Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 757-461-7100
Fax: 757-461-0083
www.furnissdavis.com
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Established: 1964

Practice Areas
  • General Civil Trial and Appellate Practice
  • Insurance Defense
  • Property and Casualty
  • Automobile Liability
  • Coverage Issues
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Product Liability
  • Trucking Liability
  • Construction Claims
  • Municipal Liability
  • Workers' Compensation
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
Armed Forces Insurance ExchangeCanal Insurance Company
Chubb Group of Insurance CompaniesEsurance Insurance Company
Farmers Insurance ExchangeGovernment Employees Insurance Company
Liberty Mutual InsuranceThe Main Street America Group
National Indemnity CompanyPenn-America Group, Inc.
Penn National InsuranceUSAA
The Vision Insurance Group
Non-Insurance Clients
City of ChesapeakeCity of Newport News
City of NorfolkCity of Portsmouth
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Personnel Information
Firm Members
Robert M. Furniss, Jr. — (1923-1977)
Donnell P. Davis — (1924-2000)
Alan Brody Rashkind
Norfolk, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 1972
Additional Biographical Details:
Best Lawyers in America; Virginia Super Lawyers; Virginia's Legal Elite
Memberships:
  • American, Virginia, Norfolk-Portsmouth and Virginia Beach Bar Associations
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Defense Research Institute
Publications:
  • Co-Author: "Virginia Insurance Case Finder," LexisNexis
Education:
  • Randolph-Macon College, B.A., 1969
  • University of Virginia, J.D., 1972
Born:1947
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Richard A. Saunders
Norfolk, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 1977
Additional Biographical Details:
Best Lawyers in America; Virginia Super Lawyers; Virginia's Legal Elite
Memberships:
  • American, Virginia, Norfolk-Portsmouth and Virginia Beach Bar Associations
  • Virginia State Claims Association (Counsel)
  • Hampton Roads Claims Association (Counsel)
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • University of Virginia, B.A. (with distinction), 1974
  • The College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, J.D., 1977
Born:1952
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R. Craig Gallagher
Norfolk, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 1987
Memberships:
  • American, Virginia, Norfolk-Portsmouth and Virginia Beach Bar Associations
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
Publications:
  • Co-Author: "Virginia Insurance Case Finder," LexisNexis
Education:
  • James Madison University, B.A., 1983
  • University of Richmond, J.D., 1986
Born:1960
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James A. Cales, III
Norfolk, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 1997
Memberships:
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • James Madison University, B.A. (cum laude), 1994
  • University of Virginia, J.D., 1997
Born:1972
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Jonathan R. Hyslop
Norfolk, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 2009
Additional Biographical Details:
Virginia Super Lawyers, Rising Star
Memberships:
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Norfolk-Portsmouth and Virginia Beach Bar Associations
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
Education:
  • Wofford College, B.A., 2006
  • William & Mary School of Law, J.D., 2009
Born:1984
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Service Areas
Chesapeake, Virginia17 miles
Hampton, Virginia17 miles
Newport News, Virginia15 miles
Portsmouth, Virginia10 miles
Virginia Beach, Virginia17 miles
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