Tysons Corner, Va. (February 21, 2017) – Venable LLP, an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm, announced today that Michael Robinson, a partner in the Commercial Litigation Practice in the firm's Tysons Corner office, has been selected to the Board of Directors for the Virginia Law Foundation.
Mr. Robinson will serve a three-year term on the Board of Directors for the Virginia Law Foundation. The philanthropic arm of Virginia's bar, the foundation has provided more than $24 million in grants supporting projects that facilitate access to justice, improving the administration of justice, and promoting law-related education.
Mr. Robinson also currently serves as president of the Virginia State Bar, an agency of the Supreme Court of Virginia, and serves as a delegate in the American Bar Association's House of Delegates.
Mr. Robinson brings 30 years of broad litigation experience to resolving business disputes. His practice focuses on commercial disputes, business torts, legal malpractice defense, and the protection of intellectual property rights. In addition, his practice emphasizes litigation in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and the local state courts in Northern Virginia.
Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, DC that serves as primary counsel to a worldwide clientele of large and mid-sized organizations, nonprofits, and high-net-worth entrepreneurs and individuals. With over 600 attorneys across the country, including California, Delaware, Maryland, New York, Virginia, and Washington, DC, the firm strategically advances its clients' business objectives in the U.S. and around the globe. Venable advises clients on a broad range of business and regulatory law, legislative affairs, complex litigation, and the full range of intellectual property disciplines.