Whiteford Attorney Named Super Lawyer in Bankruptcy

Date: July 22, 2013

Roanoke -- Whiteford, Taylor & Preston is pleased to announce that Michael E. Hastings has again been named a "Super Lawyer" in the field of Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights.

Mr. Hastings, formerly of LeClair Ryan, joined the firm as a Partner in May and supervised the opening of the firm's first office in Roanoke. He has a wide range of experience in bankruptcy, creditor-debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law, and litigation.  He is a former Chair of the Virginia Bar Association Bankruptcy Law Section and has been listed among the “Top Fifty” lawyers in Virginia by Super Lawyers, as well as having been named the Roanoke “Lawyer of the Year” for Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights in 2010 by Best Lawyers in America.

Mr. Hastings received his BBA cum laude from Eastern New Mexico University in 1989 and his law degree from Washington & Lee University School of Law in 1993.  He is admitted to practice law in Virginia and New York.

The 165 attorneys at the 80-year old Whiteford, Taylor & Preston are dedicated to helping our clients grow their businesses through strategic legal counsel.  We serve our clients in the region, across the nation and around the globe from our base of nine offices in Maryland, Delaware, Michigan, Washington, DC, and Virginia.