NEWS + EVENTS

FA+P partner and friend, Walter H. Peake, III, passes away unexpectedly

Walter H. Peake, III September 14, 1958 – April 3, 2019 Our dear friend and founding partner, Walter H. Peake, III, passed away unexpectedly on April 3,2019. Walt was a masterful trial lawyer specializing in the defense of medical professionals. He was known not just for his keen intellect, his skillful advocacy, and unyielding concern… Read more »

FA+P Attorney Matt Kelley is featured in VADA Newsletter

Attorney Matt Kelley was recently featured in the Virginia Association of Defense Attorney’s Defense Line newsletter. Through this newsletter feature, the VADA seeks to highlight a member of the VADA whose contributions to VADA and the defense bar help further VADA’s mission of promoting excellence in civil litigation. Matt currently serves as the Southwest Regional Director on… Read more »

FA+P’s Medical Malpractice Team Earns a Defense Verdict

Frith Anderson + Peake attorney, Matt Kelley, earned a defense verdict in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in December 2018.  At the close of a one day trial, the Court found in favor of the defendant physician. The plaintiff claimed that the defendant acted with deliberate indifference to reported knee… Read more »

Andrew Gerrish is Appointed to the Virginia State Bar Lawyer Insurance Committee

Andy Gerrish has been appointed to the Virginia State Bar Lawyer Insurance Committee. The committee monitors and evaluates the market for lawyer malpractice insurance in Virginia and makes recommendations to the executive committee and council on whether the Virginia State Bar should endorse a particular underwriter of insurance, and  if so, on what terms and… Read more »

Matthew Kelley is Appointed Southwestern Regional Director for VADA

Matt Kelley has been appointed the Southwestern Regional Director for Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys (VADA).  Matt has previously served on the VADA Board of Directors and is a past chair of the VADA Medical Malpractice committee.

Attorneys Peake and Workowski Present at VADA Meeting

Frith Anderson + Peake PC attorneys Walt Peake and Sean Workowski presented an ethics CLE at the 2018 Annual Meeting for the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys in Williamsburg, Virginia on October 12. Keeping with the VADA’s 50th Anniversary Annual Meeting theme of “Looking Back & Moving Forward,” Peake and Workowski addressed ethical issues in… Read more »

FA+P’s Medical Malpractice Team Prevails in Maternal Death Case

Frith Anderson + Peake attorneys, Walt Peake and Matt Kelley, successfully struck the plaintiff’s case in a recent City of Charlottesville wrongful death medical malpractice case.  At the close of the plaintiff’s evidence, the defense argued that the plaintiff’s experts failed to provide sufficient causation evidence demonstrating that the mother’s death had been caused by any of the alleged… Read more »

FA+P attorneys earn recognition in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Attorneys from Frith Anderson + Peake were recently selected for inclusion in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. “Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on a rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than 7.8 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys.” The following attorneys were recognized: Walter H. Peake, III – Medical Malpractice Law –… Read more »

Andy Gerrish is Honored as Up and Coming Lawyer

Frith Anderson + Peake is proud to announce that Andy Gerrish has been honored as a member of the 2018 Class of Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s Up and Coming Lawyers. This statewide award recognizes lawyers across the commonwealth who are making their mark within their first 10 years of practice. According to Virginia Lawyer’s Weekly, these are… Read more »

FA+P Attorney Andrew Gerrish is Appointed Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference District Representative

Frith Anderson + Peake is proud to announce that Andrew Gerrish has been appointed to serve as the Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference’s District Representative for the Eighth District. The Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference (“YLC”) functions as “a bar within a bar,” focusing its efforts on the special interests and concerns of… Read more »