Extensive Legal Experience

Predominately focused on commercial matters, Thornton Wesley counsels individuals, professionals, and business owners on a wide array of legal matters.

Our Commitment

Our commitment to excellence is founded upon the principles of service, to our clients and the larger community; discrete and confidential representation; loyalty; and, competence.

High Ethical Standards

Due to our consistent and high ethical standards, Thornton Wesley attorneys have earned a stellar reputation among the legal community and community at large.

Business Affairs

Thornton Wesley advises clients through out various stages in the business cycle. Typically, we represent small businesses in formation and asset capitalization; the sale and acquisition of businesses and assets; matters of corporate governance; and, litigation avoidance.

We regularly serve as Registered Agents for small businesses as well as advise entrepreneurs and professional practices on legal issues affecting their specific industries.


Thornton Wesley litigates on behalf of its clients in commercial and civil matters. Our attorneys have experience in the courtroom from the initial filing to achieving a judgment.

Thornton Wesley also advises clients in areas of litigation defense, mitigation and settlement negotiation. Thornton Wesley strives to provide cost-effective strategies for litigating on behalf of our clients’ businesses.

Real Estate

Thornton Wesley provides its clients with representation in seller’s transactions; landlord-tenant matters; commercial and non-profit matters as well as advises on complex issues affective title; tax sales; and, judicial auctions.

Wills, Trusts, and Estates

Thornton Wesley provides its business professional clients with estate-planning advice, including asset protection and distribution; drafting of wills, trusts and estates; matters related to probate and the ethical discharge of fiduciary duties.


Thornton Wesley provides it clients with representation before the Courts in the Commonwealth where the magnitude of the alleged violation could affect employment, security clearance, the privilege to drive, and/or individual freedom.

Among the matters we handle include but are not limited to: reckless driving; driving under the influence (DUI); driving on a revoked or suspended license; and, speeding.

Pro Bono

Thornton Wesley is committed to providing pro-bono services to clients in the community who otherwise may not be able to afford legal services or who have served our community with honor and distinction. Thornton Wesley looks to give back to veterans, active duty members of the Armed Services and Virginia National Guard.

Thornton Wesley is committed to providing indigent clients with affordable legal services. Qualification as a pro-bono client of Thornton Wesley is subject to the approval of Thornton Wesley.