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Kaufman & Canoles

Tracing its origins to 1919, Kaufman & Canoles has developed its business law practice over the years to become the largest law firm headquartered in southeastern Virginia. With offices in Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Newport News, Chesapeake, Hampton, Richmond, Williamsburg and McLean, the firm serves international, national and regional clients needing assistance in a broad range of legal specialties.


With nearly 100 attorneys, the firm’s areas of concentration include commercial and banking law; business investments; acquisitions and joint ventures; land use and development; real estate transfers, leasings, and financings; corporate and partnership taxation; government contracts; estate planning; intellectual property; data privacy and security; antitrust; securities; immigration; labor and employment law; employee benefits; regulatory compliance; environmental law; public finance; health care law; senior housing and care services; mediation and arbitration, and litigation.


Kaufman & Canoles recognizes the importance of community service. Our attorneys and staff give generously of their time, talent, and resources – and we are proud that our efforts have a direct and positive impact on the communities in which we live and work. We approach our civic responsibilities with the same level of integrity, passion, and innovative thinking that we do the practice of law.

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