Phillip V. Anderson, Frith Anderson & Peake PC / Roanoke
Phillip Anderson’s general civil litigation practice is concentrated in the areas of professional liability, general property and casualty, insurance coverage, and commercial litigation. He handles complex litigation including personal injury and wrongful death litigation arising from product liability, general liability and automobile and transportation actions, as well as professional liability, construction defect, and insurance coverage litigation. He also regularly advises clients on issues involving questions of insurance coverage. Mr. Anderson has tried cases in state and federal courts throughout western and central Virginia. He has handled appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the Supreme Court of Virginia. He is a permanent member of the Judicial Conference of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and serves as president of Frith Anderson & Peake PC. He also is president of the Ted Dalton American Inn of Court, which is a litigation Inn of Court.
Adam W. Smith, McCandlish & Lillard PC / Fairfax
Adam Smith is a principal with McCandlish and Lillard, whose litigation practice is concentrated in the representation of self-insureds, health care providers, insurance companies, and other clients in the defense of products liability, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, and general tort liability claims. He graduated from Ohio State University with honors in 1986, and received his J.D. degree from Ohio Northern University with high distinction in 1989. He is admitted to the Bars of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals (1990), the Supreme Court of Ohio (1989), the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and District of Columbia Circuit, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the U.S. District Courts of the District of Columbia, and the Eastern District of Virginia.