Richard Armstrong is a litigator, with a wide ranging practice that includes commercial litigation, employment discrimination defense, construction litigation, personal injury, wrongful death, trust & estate litigation, will contests, and white collar criminal defense. He brings the experience of more than 30 years of trial practice in the courts of Virginia and New York. In addition to a full range of personal injury and wrongful death suits, recent work has included copyright and trademark infringement cases, breach of contract suits, and false claims act work. He is also the author of numerous publications about trial practice and procedure. Richard also accepts select referrals, and offers litigation assistance to other attorneys throughout Virginia.
Richard tried cases in Manhattan for 13 years before returning to his native Virginia to practice. He was raised in Charlottesville and is a graduate of the University of Virginia with both an undergraduate and law degree. Since returning to Virginia, Richard has argued cases in the Supreme Court of Virginia, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, as well as the Circuit Courts of Virginia and the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts.
Richard is married with two children who keep him busy with sports and school activities. The family enjoys swimming, tennis, cross-country skiing and, of course, cheering for UVA sports teams.
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University of Virginia School of Law
University of Virginia
B.A., with Distinction, 1984