Spotts Fain Elects Dana McDaniel as Managing Partner

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RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, March 22, 2016 - Spotts Fain PC announced today that Shareholder Dana D. McDaniel has been elected Managing Director of the firm, effective March 21, 2016. Mr. McDaniel has been a Shareholder at the firm since 2004. His practice focuses on intellectual property and information technology litigation and transactions. He previously chaired the firm’s Litigation practice, and he is head of the firm’s Intellectual Property and Technology section.

Mr. McDaniel will succeed Hugh M. Fain, III, who has served as Spotts Fain’s Managing Director since 1999. Mr. Fain said, “I am excited to pass the torch to my friend and partner Dana McDaniel. He is a topflight attorney who exercises thorough and sound judgment. I am confident that he will continue to lead the firm forward through the ever-changing legal market while remaining focused on the success of our firm and of our clients.”

Dana McDaniel said, “I am proud of Spotts Fain and its dedication to quality client service, excellence in the practice of law, and professionalism. I am excited to have this opportunity to help guide the firm going forward and prepare the next generation of firm leadership. Hugh Fain has been an exemplary leader during a time of significant change in the legal industry, and I look forward to working with him and my other colleagues in this new role.”