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Overview

Barry Hackney has been a trial attorney in Virginia since 1970 and participated in many jury and non-jury cases as well as administrative hearings, arbitration proceedings, mediations and appeals involving contract disputes, commercial and real estate matters. 

The focus of his practice includes the representation of contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, construction project owners and bonding companies, title insurance companies and/or their insureds in all matters involving ownership of real estate or insurance coverage under a title policy and the representation of corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, shareholders, individuals and entrepreneurs on a variety of general corporate, employment and business issues.

Through the Trade Associations and Virginia State Bar CLE Programs, Barry has spoken on topics ranging from contract administration and project management to Uniform Commercial Code and its applicability in construction.

Recognition

Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Construction Law, Litigation - Construction, Woodward/White, Inc., 2012, 2014-2019

Named “Richmond Lawyer of the Year,” Litigation – Construction, Best Lawyers, 2017

Martindale-Hubbell: AV Peer Review Rated

Named to “Legal Elite” (Construction), Virginia Business, 2003-2004; 2007-2010, 2013-2014 and 2017

Selected for inclusion as a “Super Lawyer,” Virginia Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2010

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  • Virginia Legal Elite

Experience

Experience

Barry’s experience includes the:

  • Representation of contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, construction project owners and bonding companies.
  • Representation of title companies and/or their insureds in all matters involving ownership of real estate or insurance coverage under a title policy.
  • Representation of corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, shareholders, individuals and entrepreneurs on a variety of general corporate/employment/business issues.

Perspectives

Community

Community

Professional Affiliations

Virginia Bar Association, Member, Board of Governors, Construction Law Section, 1982-1985

Virginia State Bar, Executive Council of the Construction and Public Contracts Law Section, 2000-2006

City of Richmond Bar Association

Business and Civic Organizations

Associated General Contractors of Virginia, Inc., Member since 1980

Associated Builders and Contractors, Member since 1996

Construction Specifications Institute

Virginia Land Title Association, Member since 2002

University of Richmond School of Law, J.D.

Hampden-Sydney College, B.A.

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