Eddie has 40 years of experience in general business law advising clients as they buy, sell or start businesses. He has represented small businesses, large corporations, not-for-profit institutions, venture capital lenders, and real estate developers and tenants.

Representative Matters

  • Currently renegotiating leases and negotiating purchase contracts
  • Represented client in sale of 127,000 square foot Power Center
  • Negotiated unsubordinated ground lease with primary care health facility

Recognition & Honors

  • Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Phi Alpha Delta; President
  • Law Clerk to The Honorable John A. MacKenzie, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1967-1968
  • AV® Rated; Martindale Hubbell


  • American Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association; President Young Lawyers Section, 1978-1988
  • Portsmouth General Hospital Foundation; General Counsel
  • Judicial Conference of the U.S. Fourth Circuit
  • Economics Club of Hampton Roads; Board of Directors
  • Chesapeake Public Library Foundation; President, Board of Directors
  • Portsmouth General Hospital; Former President, Director, General Counsel
  • Tidewater Health Care Inc.; Former Director
  • Sentara Healthcare Systems; Former Director
  • Dominion Bank; Former Director
  • Girls Club of Portsmouth; Former President and Director
  • Westminster Canterbury Foundation; Former Director


  • Hampden-Sydney College; B.A., 1964
  • Washington & Lee University School of Law; LL.B., 1967