About Robert K. Richardson

Bob represents large and small businesses, and local governmental entities in a wide range of government contracting matters under the Virginia Public Procurement Act and local jurisdiction procurement codes from counseling to disputes and claims, voluntary disclosures, teaming agreement disputes, disputes litigation, and protests in state courts. His nongovernmental practice includes advising clients regarding and drafting construction contracts; prosecuting and defending mechanic’s liens and payment bond claims; prosecuting and defending other disputes related to construction; and litigating commercial transactions, real property transactions and title issues, and appeals in all areas of civil litigation.

​Bob lectures throughout Virginia at seminars on mechanic’s liens, construction law, construction contracts, and real estate law. He wrote the chapter entitled “Effective Trial Presentations” in the Virginia Construction Law Deskbook and has had articles published on perfection and enforcement of mechanic’s liens and notice of claim requirements under the Virginia Public Procurement Act.​

He has been lead counsel in numerous cases resulting in reported opinions from the Supreme Court of Virginia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Bob has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016 for Construction Law and 2017 for Construction Law and Commercial Litigation. He has received an AV rating, the highest rating given by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ for his legal ability and general ethical standards.

Robert K. Richardson


Bob Richardson has over 40 years of experience practicing in the areas of commercial litigation, construction law, real estate law, and government contracts. This experience allows him to identify and address legal issues efficiently and provide the client a realistic picture of potential outcomes.