Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani welcomes Michael G. Matheson as partner in the Williamsburg, Virginia office. He joins the Commercial Litigation, Appellate, Class Action, Consumer Protection Litigation, D&O and Shareholder Litigation, Insurance, and Trials practice groups.
Mr. Matheson is trusted as counsel for out-of-state attorneys, small and middle-market businesses, insurance carriers, public officials, and local governments. He defends clients in all manner of lawsuits in state and federal courts throughout the Commonwealth, including claims involving torts, contracts, civil rights, insurance coverage, defamation, bankruptcy, corporate governance, consumer finance laws, complex litigation, and class-action litigation.
Mr. Matheson has put in the time and work over the years to develop the knowledge and instincts to be able to litigate effectively. He is admitted to practice in the Virginia state and federal district courts, the Supreme Court of Virginia, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States.
"We are thrilled to have Mike join Gordon & Rees," said Susan Childers North and William Sleeth, Co-Managing Partners of the Williamsburg office. "He is an extremely talented and versatile litigator and will be an asset as we continue to grow our office and service the needs of clients across Virginia."
He has invested a lot of time into deciphering the complexities of Virginia’s courts. He was a student clerk for the Hon. James R. Spencer in the Richmond Division of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. He spent a summer as a legal intern for the Chesterfield County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office. Following graduation, Mr. Matheson was judicial law clerk to the Hon. Michael C. Allen in the Chesterfield County Circuit Court.
He earned his law degree from University of Richmond School of Law and his undergraduate degree from Virginia Commonwealth University.