L. Darden T. Copeland

    Office: Norfolk
    Admissions: Virginia


    Darden is an Associate in the firm’s Norfolk office and a member of the Mergers, Acquisitions & Strategic Alliances, Commercial, and Intellectual Property practice groups, as well as the Sports & Entertainment Industry Team. Darden advises clients on merger and acquisition transactions in addition to general business practices and corporate matters. Darden’s intellectual property practice includes federal and state trademark registration and trademark protection. Darden also assists clients with copyright protection and the licensing of their intellectual property.

    Recognition & Honors


    • The Elizabeth River Trail Foundation; Member
    • Downtown 100; Events Committee
    • Virginia Bar Association 
    • Norfolk Academy Young Alumni Council
    • Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association
    • Sertoma Club of Norfolk; Member
    • John Marshall American Inn of Court; Student Member, 2018-2020


    • Hampden-Sydney College; B.A., 2017
    • University of Richmond School of Law; J.D., cum laude, 2020