Cy Dolph Selected for Legal Elite

Partner Cyrus A. Dolph IV Selected for Legal Elite

NORFOLK, VA. (November 29, 2012) – The law firm of Clarke, Dolph, Hull & Brunick is
proud to announce that partner Cyrus A. Dolph IV has been selected by Virginia Business magazine as one of 2012’s “Legal Elite” in the Taxes/Estates/Trusts/Elder Law practice area.

Virginia’s “Legal Elite” are selected annually by their peers. This year, all licensed Virginia attorneys were eligible to vote via an electronic ballot provided by email or on the Virginia Business magazine website. More than 1,200 attorneys voted this year, nominating 3,553 of their peers in 16 practice categories. Only 870 attorneys made this year’s final list.

During his 39 years in practice, Mr. Dolph has represented both large and small companies, foundations, non-profits, individuals and financial institutions. He advises clients in a variety of business transactions and in the planning and administration of estates, foundations and trusts. He represents fiduciaries in DOL investigations, ERISA audits and tax controversies.

For five consecutive years, Virginia Super Lawyers® has recognized Mr. Dolph in the Estate Planning & Probate practice area. He was selected for the 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in the Trusts and Estates practice area and has earned the AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards.

Mr. Dolph has been awarded the Accredited Estate Planner designation by the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils and is a member of the Hampton Roads Tax Forum, the Hampton Roads Estate Planning Council and serves on the Professional Advisors Committee of the Hampton Roads Community Foundation. He is also an active member of the Virginia State Bar, Virginia Bar Association, American Bar Association, Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association and Virginia Beach Bar Association.

About the firm

Clarke Dolph has represented clients for 50 years in Hampton Roads offering practical professional guidance based upon integrity and an uncompromising commitment to clients. The firm provides legal advice and counsel in civil litigation, business law, commercial real estate, estate planning and administration, tax controversies, marriage, divorce and family law as well as criminal defense.

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