Congratulations to T. Wayne Williams - Awarded the Top 100 Super Lawyers Designation for 2020
Updated: Jun 23, 2020
T. Wayne Williams was awarded the Super Lawyers and the Top 100 Super Lawyers
in Virginia designation for 2020. Wayne has received the Super Lawyers recognition every year since 2016. Super Lawyers is an attorney review and rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a rigorous, multiphase rating process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third-party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Attorney selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.
Wayne is a native of the Eastern Shore of Virginia and a 20 year plus resident of the Hampton Roads area. He received his undergraduate degree in history from the University of Virginia in 1995 and his law degree from the Regent University School of Law in 2000. Wayne worked for a small local civil litigation firm and a large statewide litigation firm. In his career, Wayne has handled personal lines claims for large and small insurance companies as well as self-insured companies located throughout the country. For those companies, he represented their insureds in suits involving automotive accidents resulting in personal injury, premises liability matters resulting in personal injury, construction litigation, and claims for fraud, defamation, and breach of contract. Wayne has also handled subrogation and worker’s compensation matters. He has been involved in litigation throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and has tried hundreds of cases in Circuit Courts and General District Courts in Hampton Roads, the Northern Neck, Richmond, and the counties of the Eastern Shore. Wayne’s practice now exclusively focuses on plaintiff’s civil litigation representing individuals injured in motor vehicle accidents and premises liability incidents as well as nursing home abuse cases.
Wayne also represents clients in traffic cases in all Hampton Roads jurisdictions and surrounding areas and Accomack and Northampton Counties on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Wayne is also fully qualified guardian ad litem for incapacitated individuals in civil cases throughout the area. He is admitted to practice in all local state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Wayne is a member of the Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association, Virginia Beach Bar Association, and the Virginia State Bar. He is active in the Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association, serving as a Past President of the organization, as well as currently serving on the Foundation Board. Wayne was the proud recipient of the prestigious Walter E. Hoffman award in 2010, which is presented by the Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association for outstanding community service.
Wayne is active in the community with the Sertoma Club of Norfolk, which raises money for individuals with speech and hearing problems and other worthwhile causes throughout Hampton Roads. He is a past President of the Sertoma Club and is still currently a board member. Wayne has also done fundraising for the American Lung Association in memory of his father to support his cause of asthma research. Wayne also serves on the Towne Bank Leadership Alliance Board and boards for several other local businesses. He is also a member of the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce, where he serves on the board of directors and the Onancock Rotary Club. For his business success and community involvement, he was honored as one of the top 40 professionals under 40 in the Hampton Roads area by Inside Business in 2010. He recently was named to the Top Lawyers award for Coastal Virginia Magazine and CoVaBIZ, Wayne is a member of Francis Asbury United Methodist Church where he serves as the chair of the Pastor Parish Committee. Wayne is the civic league president of his neighborhood, Baycliff, and resides in Virginia Beach with his wife Liz, two daughters, Grace and Sarah and dog, Charlie.
With his wealth of experience in civil litigation for the plaintiff and defense side, he is uniquely qualified to assist with any of your civil litigation needs. Call today to speak personally with Wayne at (757)787-8900 in our Keller, Virginia office on the Eastern Shore.