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David L. Arnold

David L. Arnold

David L. “Dave” Arnold is a shareholder of the law firm Pender & Coward, manages the firm’s Suffolk office, and serves as Chairman of its Eminent Domain Practice Group. He also focuses his practice on Civil Litigation, Real Estate and Business Affairs. He is AV-Rated (“Preeminent”) by the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review ratings system.

Mr. Arnold routinely advises state agencies, municipalities, utilities and consultants in all phases of right-of-way projects. He is a member of the International Right of Way Association (“IRWA”) and is a certified Right of Way Agent by the IRWA. Mr. Arnold speaks regularly at conferences, continuing legal education seminars and meetings of the IRWA on topics of Eminent Domain Law.

Mr. Arnold earned his Bachelor of Arts in 1989 from the University of Virginia and his Juris Doctor from the College of William and Mary in 1992. He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Virginia, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He is the Vice President of the Suffolk Bar Association and a member of the Virginia Beach Bar Association.

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