Suffolk lawyer recognized

Published 8:43 pm Thursday, October 3, 2013

A Pender & Coward attorney who practices in the Suffolk office has been named to the 20th edition of The Best Lawyers in America.



E. Diane Thompson, a firm shareholder, earned the honor for the 21st year. She focuses on the areas of estate planning, trust and estate administration, fiduciary income taxation, federal estate and gift taxation and post-mortem tax and disclaimer planning. She has been listed as a Virginia Super Lawyer every year since 2006 and has been recognized among the Legal Elite by Virginia Business.

In operation since 1889, Pender & Coward has more than 30 attorneys representing clients throughout the state from offices in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and Suffolk. For more information, visit


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