Richard F. Hawkins, III

Attorney in Richmond, VA
Phi Beta Kappa. Selected to the Virginia Rising Stars 2011 by Virginia SuperLawyers Magazine in Employee Benefits/ERISA; Virginia Business Magazine's "Legal Elite" in Labor and Employment (2014, 2012, 2011, 2008) and Young Lawyer (2006). Presenter, "Keeping Up with the Courts -- Case Law Developments in Life, Health, Disability, and ERISA Law," DRI Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, October 2013; Speaker, "Labor and Employment Law 2013," Sterling Education Services, Inc., Richmond, Virginia, February 2013; Speaker, "Critical Employment Issues Facing State and Local Government Attorneys," Virginia Bar Association, VBA Conference on Labor Relations and Employment Law, September 2011; Presenter, "The Do's, Don'ts, and 'Maybes' of Federal Court Practice in the Eastern District of Virginia," Richmond Bar Association, September 2005. Notes Editor, Journal of Law and Politics. Board of Directors, Petersburg Urban Ministries, 2006-2008.
804-308-3040

Areas of Law

  • ERISA
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Labor and Employment
  • Noncompete Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Defamation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Employee Benefits
  • Pension Plans
  • Disability Benefits
  • Life and Health Insurance
  • Insurance

 

Overall Client Rating

in Labor and Employment and Employee Benefits
5.0 out of 5.0

Communication Ability
5.0
Responsiveness
4.8
Quality of Service
5.0
Value for Money
5.0

  • Data based on 4 reviews
  • Recommended by 4 Clients
  • Last reviewed on 12/03/13
Posted by a Consumer on 12/03/13
Recommended
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Experience & Credentials

Position

Member

Admission Details

Admitted in 1996, Virginia
U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court

Law School Attended

University of Virginia
Class of 1996
J.D.

University Attended

College of William & Mary
Class of 1993
B.A.
magna cum laude

Birth Information

Born in 1971
Richmond, Virginia, May 17, 1971

Associations & Memberships

Richmond Bar Association (Chair, Young Lawyers Section, 2009-2010; Chair-Elect, 2008-2009; Executive Committee, 2004-2010); Virginia Bar Association (Member: Labor Relations And Employm... More

Representative Cases

ERISA/INSURANCE LITIGATION: Harrison v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 22932 (4th Cir. Dec. 5, 2014); Childers v. United of Omaha Life Ins. Co., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 24897 (S.D.W.Va. Feb. 22, 2013); Bess v. Mut. of Omaha Ins. Co., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 134999 (S.D.W.Va. Nov. 22, 2011); Hill v. Commonwealth Health Corp., 2011 U.S. Dis... More

Contact Information

Phone

804-308-3040

Email

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Office Information
Richard F. Hawkins, III
Member
 2222 Monument Avenue,
Richmond, VA 23220-2724

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