Edward Everett Bagnell, Jr.

Attorney, Shareholder

Eddie Bagnell serves on Spotts Fain's executive committee and is secretary of the firm. He is a litigator whose practice includes a wide range of civil litigation matters, including business torts, commercial litigation, real estate disputes, eminent domain, construction, employment, insurance coverage and defense, and estate litigation. Eddie's experience includes trials and appeals in state and federal court throughout Virginia, as well as proceedings before the Virginia State Corporation Commission. Eddie regularly serves as lead and local counsel in complex matters in the Eastern District of Virginia, where his experience includes securities fraud class actions, Lanham Act claims, qui tam cases, patent litigation, and a wide variety of commercial cases.


  • University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2007)
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia (B.A., History, 2000)

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit

Representative Cases

  • GlobalOne Mgmt. Group Ltd. v. Tempus Applied Sols., LLC, No. 4:18cv59, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 207301 (E.D. Va. Dec. 7, 2018)
  • GGC Assocs., LLC v. Hamner et al., No. 3:17cv402, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 132610 (E.D. Va. Aug. 6, 2018)
  • Firefly Financial Limited, et al., v. Allianz Global Risks US Insurance Company, et al., 3:13cv00754 (E.D. Va.)
  • Roberts v. Immigration Ctr. of Am., LLC, No. 3:15cv739, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 95578 (E.D. Va. July 21, 2016)
  • Alicimeus v. Immigration Ctr. of Am., LLC, No. 3:15cv740, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 94214 (E.D. Va. July 19, 2016)
  • buySAFE, Inc. v. Google, Inc., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 83139 (E.D. Va. June 16, 2014)
  • United States ex rel. Rector v. Bon Secours Richmond Health Corp., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 52161 (E.D. Va. Apr. 14, 2014)
  • Nash v. Green Tree Servicing, LLC, 943 F. Supp. 2d 640 (E.D. Va. 2013)
  • UBS Fin. Servs. v. Carilion Clinic, 706 F.3d 319 (4th Cir. Va. 2013)
  • Perry v. Judd, 471 Fed. Appx. 219 (4th Cir. 2012)
  • LMP Holdings, LLC v. PLY Enters., LLC, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 135551 (E.D. Va. Sept. 21, 2012)
  • Polygroup Ltd. v. General Foam Plastics Corp., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 90223 (E.D. Va. June 27, 2012)
  • SEC v. Provident Capital Indem., Ltd., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 158409 (E.D. Va. May 11, 2011)
  • Vitullo v. Mancini, 2010 U.S. Dist. Lexis 9076 (E.D. Virginia 2010)
  • PBM Products v. Mead Johnson, 2010 U.S. Dist. Lexis 22848 (E.D. Virginia 2010)
  • Reynolds Foil v. Pai, 2010 U.S. Dist. Lexis 28473 (E. D. Virginia 2010)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Bar Association of the City of Richmond
    • Chair of the Litigation Section, 2022-2023
  • Virginia State Bar, Young Lawyers Conference, Past Chair, Admission and Orientation Ceremony Committee

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America 2022- 2024 for Commercial Litigation and Litigation - Real Estate for Richmond, Virginia
  • Virginia Business Legal Elite 2020, 2022-2023 for Civil Litigation
  • Virginia Super Lawyers 2019-2021, 2023, 2024 for Business Litigation
  • Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2015-2017 for Business Litigation