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Lewis T. Stoneburner

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Direct Office Line: (804) 343-4364

Email Address: Lstoneburner@virginiatrialfirm.com

As one of the most experienced medical malpractice and personal injury lawyers in Richmond, Lewis Stoneburner is a leader in his field. He has been representing clients and trying cases for 43 years. His case history has included complex personal injury cases, severe medical malpractice claims, and commercial tort cases—all of which demonstrate his ability to navigate complicated cases and build a victorious case on them. Lewis has handled countless cases and successfully resolved neurological birth injuries and brachial plexus cases with skill, effectiveness, and compassion for his clients.

Lewis’s work and his track record of results have not gone unnoticed by his peers. In 2011, 2015 and in 2018, he was named Best Lawyers® “Richmond Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year.” As a testament to his incredible consistency and tireless efforts to serve his clients, Lewis has been selected to Super Lawyers® 13 years in a row—from 2006 to 2019. He is also one of the top selections in the state, as he is regularly included in the Top 100 Lawyers in Virginia and Top 50 Lawyers in Richmond.

Because he consistently secures verdicts and settlements larger than $1 million, he is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. In addition, he is a member of the Virginia and Southern Trial Lawyers Associations and the American Association of Justice.

In addition to his awards, Lewis’s clients benefit from his good standing in the legal community. He is rated AV Preeminent®, the highest possible rating for legal skill and professional ethics in the Martindale-Hubbell® rating system. He is also a Lifetime Charter Member of Best Attorneys®. His legal colleagues also voted him in as the president of the Virginia Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

He is proud to serve his clients as one of the most effective Richmond personal injury attorneys in the area.

Education

  • J.D., T.C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond, 1976
  • B.A., Hampden-Sydney College, 1973

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1976

Court Admissions

  • Virginia Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals

Honors & Awards

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards
  • Leaders in the Law Honoree (2017), selected by Virginia Lawyers Weekly
  • American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell® “Top Rated Lawyer” (2012)
  • Best Lawyers in America® "Richmond Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year" (2015, 2011, 2018)
  • The American Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 Trial Lawyers (2009)
  • Litigation Counsel of America Trial Lawyer Honorary Society, Charter Fellow (2007)
  • Best Lawyers in America®, in the category of Medical Malpractice (2007-present)
  • Virginia Super Lawyers® (2006-present), selected by Law & Politics
  • Top 50 Richmond Area Super Lawyers® (2014, 2017)
  • Top 50 Virginia Super Lawyers® (2009, 2010, 2013)
  • Top 100 Virginia Super Lawyers® (2014, 2017, 2018)
  • Best Attorneys "Lifetime Charter Member"

Professional Associations

  • American Association of Justice (formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of America)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Virginia Chapter President (2008-2009)
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Senior Fellow
  • Pound Civil Justice Institute, Supporting Fellow
  • Richmond Bar Association
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors (1992-present), and Medical Malpractice Legislation Subcommittee Chair (2000-2010)
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • National College of Trial Advocacy

Community Involvement

  • Roscoe Pound Foundation
  • Sustaining contributor, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
  • Sustaining contributor, World Pediatric Project
  • Sustaining contributor, Williamsburg Society, VTLA
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    Commercial & Business Dispute

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    Medical Malpractice

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    Wrongful Death

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    Medical Malpractice

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    Wrongful Death

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    Wrongful Death

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    Birth Injury

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    Wrongful Death

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    Medical Malpractice

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