Litigation Attorney

Carl A. Eason joined the firm in 1980 and has served as President since 1990. Mr. Eason represents banks, credit unions, and finance companies, particularly in the area of collateral recovery in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 proceedings. He also has extensive experience with environmental issues affecting lenders, especially in the area of wetlands and land use. Mr. Eason has lectured frequently on both creditors’ rights and environmental issues. He is also experienced with riparian rights issues and serves as counsel to the Hampton Roads Marine Contractors Association. He also participated in the Supreme Court case of Langley v. Meredith, a landmark decision in the riparian rights body of law.

Bar Admissions

  • 1979 Bar of Virginia
  • 1979 U.S. District Court
  • 1979 U.S. Bankruptcy Court
  • 1982 U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • 1985 U.S. Supreme Court


University of Richmond T.C. Williams School of Law, Richmond, Virginia & University of Virginia School of Law, 28 Westhampton Way, Richmond, VA 23173
JD - Juris Doctor - 1979
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
MA - Master of Arts - 1975
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
BS - Bachelor of Arts - 1974

Career Highlights

  • Selected and listed as one of Virginia’s “Legal Elite” (Bankruptcy/Creditors' Rights), Virginia Business Magazine, 2017
  • Selected as one of Coastal Virginia Magazine’s, “Top Lawyers”, 2015 - 2017
  • Listed as one of Virginia’s “Super Lawyers”, 2017
  • Selected and listed as one of Virginia’s “Legal Elite” (Riparian Rights Issues), Virginia Business Magazine, 2015
  • Omicron Delta Kappa
  • National Moot Court Team


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