Deborah M. Casey Selected as a 2022 Leader in the Law Honoree


Deborah M. Casey Selected as a 2022 Leader in the Law Honoree
Added on September 8, 2022 to Member News

Deborah M. Casey Selected as a 2022 Leader in the Law Honoree

Woods Rogers Vandeventer Black

Woods Rogers Vandeventer Black Vice-Chair and Principal, Deborah M. Casey, has been named a “Leader in the Law” by Virginia Lawyers Weekly (VLW) for 2022. Attorneys receive this distinction by demonstrating a commitment to their profession by lobbying for changes in the law, impacting Virginia’s justice system, and their community involvement.

Casey has also been recognized as an “Influential Women of the Year” by Virginia Lawyers Weekly, “Women In The Law” by Virginia Living Magazine, and “Women In Business” by Inside Business. In addition to her many accomplishments, she was the first and still is one of only a few lawyers in Southeastern Virginia admitted as a Fellow to CAI National’s prestigious College of Community Association Lawyers (“CCAL”).

For more than three decades, Casey has concentrated her practice in representing Virginia’s common interest communities providing exceptional legal counseling tailored to their needs. Her clients include a variety of condominium and property owners’ associations, as well as mixed-use and planned communities. She also has broad experience representing creditors and commercial property owners in leasing, contracts, bankruptcy, collections, and dispute resolution. Her litigation experience yielded a great understanding of contracts that enables her to advance and protect the interests of businesses and property owners.

About Woods Rogers Vandeventer Black PLC
Woods Rogers Vandeventer Black combines the forces of Woods Rogers, founded in Roanoke in 1893, and Vandeventer Black, established in Norfolk in 1883. The new firm continues to promote the original firms’ principles of mutual respect, community leadership, and unwavering dedication to client service. The combined firm of more than 130 attorneys provides enhanced legal expertise for Virginia businesses, including the growing technology and manufacturing corridors. To learn more, visit