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901 Moorefield Park Drive, Suite 200
Richmond, Virginia 23236Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 804-320-6300
Fax: 804-320-6312
Toll Free: 800-606-3350
www.kpmlaw.com
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Client Information
Personnel
Established: 1990

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Automobile
  • General Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Fraud
  • Arson
  • Coverage Issues
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Motor Carriers
  • Automobile Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Construction Defect
  • Restaurant and Retail
  • Coverage and Fraud
  • Amusement and Theme Parks
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Additional Locations
Fairfax, Virginia
3950 University Drive, Suite 204
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
Telephone: 703-691-3331
Fax: 703-691-3332
Norfolk, Virginia
555 East Main Street, Suite 1200
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
Telephone: 757-623-4500
Fax: 757-623-5700
Roanoke, Virginia
2840 Electric Road, Suite 111
Roanoke, Virginia 24018
Telephone: 540-776-3583
Fax: 540-776-1542
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Client Information
Representative Clients
Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc.Dominion Resources, Inc.
Gallagher BassettHome Depot USA, Inc.
Liberty MutualMetLife Auto & Home
QBESedgwick CMS
Southern Insurance Company of VirginiaT.H.E. Insurance Company
TravelersWestfield Insurance
W.R. BerkleyZurich North America
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Personnel Information
Attorneys
G.A. "Chip" Kalbaugh, Jr.
Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Education:
  • East Tennessee State University, A.S. (cum laude), 1980
  • East Tennessee State University, B.S. (cum laude), 1983
  • University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law, J.D., 1986
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William J. Pfund
Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
Memberships:
  • Virginia State Bar Association
Education:
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 1983
  • University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law, J.D., 1986
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John K. Messersmith, IV
Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Memberships:
  • American, Virginia and Richmond Bar Associations
Education:
  • Virginia Tech, B.A., 1983
  • University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law, J.D., 1986
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Claire C. Carr
Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 1990
Memberships:
  • American and Virginia Bar Associations
Education:
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, B.S. (with honors), 1987
  • University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law, J.D., 1990
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Brian A. Cafritz
Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 1992
  • Maryland, 1996
  • District of Columbia, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
Education:
  • University of Virginia, B.A., 1989
  • University of Richmond School of Law, J.D., 1992
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Gary R. Reinhardt
Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
Education:
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, B.S., 1988
  • College of William & Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, J.D., 1991
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Janeen B. Koch
Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 1994
Memberships:
  • Virginia and Richmond Bar Associations
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
Education:
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, B.A., 1989
  • University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law, J.D., 1994
Honors:
Order of the Barristers
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Francie B. Georges
Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 1997
Memberships:
  • Virginia and Richmond Bar Associations
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
Education:
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, B.S., 1992
  • The University of Toledo College of Law, J.D., 1997
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James H. Revere, III
Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 1992
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
Memberships:
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
Education:
  • College of William & Mary, A.B., 1986
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D. (cum laude), 1991
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Wayne "Barry" Montgomery, Jr.
Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 1998
Memberships:
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
Education:
  • James Madison University, B.A. (cum laude), 1995
  • University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law, J.D., 1998
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Daniel M. Royce
Richmond, VA
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
Admitted
  • Virginia, 2008
Memberships:
  • American and Chesterfield Bar Associations
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
Education:
  • Cornell University, B.S. (magna cum laude), 2004
  • University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law, J.D. (cum laude), 2008
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Rachel A. Riordan
Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 2005
Education:
  • Marietta College, B.A., 2002
  • University of Dayton School of Law, J.D., 2005
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Matthew V. Daly
Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • North Carolina, 2008
  • Virginia, 2010
Memberships:
  • Virginia State Bar
Education:
  • Baldwin-Wallace College, B.A., 2004
  • University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law, J.D., 2008
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Jessica G. Relyea
Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 2008
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
Education:
  • Penn State University, B.A. (with honors and distinction), 2005
  • Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 2008
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Robert E. Worst
Fairfax, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 1999
  • District of Columbia, 2000
  • Maryland, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1999
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 2006
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 2011
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2015
Memberships:
  • Virginia, Maryland State and Fairfax Bar Associations
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Professional Liability Underwriting Society
Education:
  • University of Virginia, B.A., 1983
  • William & Mary School of Law, J.D., 1999
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Jessica A. Gorman
Fairfax, VA
Admitted
  • Connecticut, 2003
  • New York, 2004
  • Virginia, 2006
  • District of Columbia, 2009
Education:
  • William Smith College, B.A., 2000
  • Quinnipiac College School of Law, J.D., 2003
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Edward P. Trivette
Fairfax, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 2006
  • District of Columbia, 2010
  • Maryland, 2011
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and District of Maryland
Memberships:
  • American, Maryland State, Fairfax County and Arlington County Bar Associations
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
Education:
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, B.A. (cum laude), 2002
  • William & Mary School of Law, J.D., 2006
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David L. Dayton
Norfolk, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Memberships:
  • Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Associations
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, B.A., 1987
  • University of Richmond School of Law, J.D., 1989
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M. Scott Fell
Roanoke, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Virginia
Memberships:
  • American, Virginia and Salem/Roanoke County Bar Associations
  • Council on Litigation Management
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
Education:
  • University of Virginia, B.A., 1986
  • University of Richmond School of Law, J.D., 1989
Law Review:
Law Review
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Associates
Kate B. Adams
Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 2012
Education:
  • University of Virginia, B.A., 2009
  • The Charlotte School of Law, J.D., 2012
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Danielle E. Banducci
Fairfax, VA
Admitted
  • Pennsylvania (Inactive), 2010
  • Virginia, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2011
Education:
  • The Pennsylvania State University, B.A. (with honors), 2007
  • The University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2010
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Christopher E. Bergin Jr.
Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 2014
Memberships:
  • Virginia State Bar
Education:
  • College of William & Mary, B.S., 2011
  • American University, Washington College of Law, J.D. (magna cum laude, Order of the Coif), 2014
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Stephanie G. Cook
Roanoke, VA
Admitted
  • North Carolina, 2001
  • Virginia, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina
  • Supreme Court of Virginia
  • Supreme Court of North Carolina
Memberships:
  • Roanoke Bar Association
  • Virginia Women Attorneys Association
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
  • American Inns of Court
Education:
  • University of Virginia, B.A., 1994
  • Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, J.D., 2001
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Lauren M. Gibbons
Fairfax, VA
Admitted
  • Maryland, 2012
  • Virginia, 2015
  • District of Columbia, 2016
Memberships:
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Virginia State Bar
Education:
  • Bucknell University, B.A. (cum laude), 2009
  • University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 2012
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Anna "Beth" E. Gould
Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 2012
Education:
  • Dartmouth College, B.A., History, 2008
  • University of Richmond School of Law, J.D., 2012
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James L. Hoyle
Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
Education:
  • University of Richmond, B.A. (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa), 2008
  • University of Richmond School of Law, J.D. (magna cum laude), 2011
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Lindsey D. Hunt
Roanoke, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 2011
Memberships:
  • Virginia State Bar
Education:
  • University of South Carolina, B.A., 2008
  • Appalachian School of Law, J.D., 2011
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Helen E. Jhun
Norfolk, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 2006
  • New Jersey, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Memberships:
  • Virginia State Bar
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • Boston College, B.A. (cum laude), 2000
  • Boston College, M.A., 2002
  • University of Richmond School of Law, J.D., 2006
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Kevin M. Kennedy
Norfolk, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Education:
  • Furman University, B.A. (magna cum laude), 2004
  • College of William & Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, J.D., 2007
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Randall C. Lenhart Jr.
Norfolk, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 2005
  • North Carolina, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
  • Virginia and North Carolina State Bars
Education:
  • Old Dominion University, B.S., 2002
  • Pennsylvania State University-Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 2005
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Erin E. Slusser
Roanoke, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 2000
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Education:
  • University of Virginia, B.A. (Dean's List), 1997
  • George Mason University School of Law, J.D., 2000
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Brian Snyder
Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 2004
  • District of Columbia, 2006
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Memberships:
  • The District of Columbia Bar
  • Fairfax Bar Association
Education:
  • University of Maryland, College Park, B.S., 1999
  • The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, J.D., 2004
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Sarah K. Stahling
Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, 2016
Memberships:
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Virginia Women Attorneys Association
  • John Marshal Inn of Court
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Education:
  • College of William & Mary, B.A., 2012
  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D. (cum laude), 2015
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Rachel L. Stewart
Fairfax, VA
Admitted
  • Missouri, 1997
  • Illinois, 1998
  • Maryland, 2002
  • District of Columbia, 2013
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and District of Maryland
Memberships:
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • The Bar Association of Baltimore City
  • Maryland Defense Counsel, Inc.
Education:
  • DePaul University, B.A. Economics, 1993
  • Saint Louis University School of Law, J.D. (cum laude), 1997
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Christopher "Alex" Weaver
Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • Florida, 2011
  • Louisiana, 2014
  • Virginia, 2015
  • District of Columbia, 2015
Education:
  • University of Central Florida, B.A., History (summa cum laude), 2008
  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D. (cum laude), 2011
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Andrew S. Willis
Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 2012
  • District of Columbia, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
Memberships:
  • Virginia and Chesterfield Bar Associations
  • The District of Columbia Bar
Education:
  • Colgate University, B.A., History (cum laude), 2005
  • University of Richmond School of Law, J.D. (cum laude), 2012
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Christopher R. Wilson
Richmond, VA
Admitted
  • Virginia, 2015
Education:
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 2010
  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D., 2015
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