Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP is proud to announce that partner Robert (Bob) M. Rolfe has been named a member of the 2023 class of Leaders in the Law by Virginia Lawyers Weekly. Rolfe is one of just 30 Virginia lawyers being honored for outstanding contributions to the practice of law.

Rolfe is the firm’s general counsel emeritus and special counsel in the firm’s complex commercial litigation practice. His practice focuses on internal investigations, complex litigation, legal malpractice and other law firm related problems. He also extensively handles disputes involving the energy industry, and represents several major electric utilities and coal companies in complex construction, contract and environmental disputes, as well as tax, ERISA and corporate governance litigation. Further, he has represented clients in arbitrations in the US and international tribunals. Rolfe has tried a variety of cases before juries and judges in state and federal courts and has argued many state and federal appeals. Recently, Rolfe has successfully represented the City of Richmond in litigation arising out of the City’s removal of Confederate war memorials.

Now in its 18th year, Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s Leaders in the Law awards program recognizes the lawyers across the Commonwealth who are setting the standard for other attorneys in Virginia. “Leaders” are recognized for improving Virginia’s justice system, making significant achievements through the practice of law, and making important contributions to Virginia’s legal community and/or the community at large.

View the full 2023 class of Leaders in the Law honorees.