Lawyer Quintet Launches New Downtown Firm

By Michael Schwartz | Richmond BizSense  | Issue 02

Looking to live up to a family lineage of entrepreneurial attorneys, a veteran local health care attorney has struck out on his own after more than 20 years at the same firm. And he’s brought a group of lawyers along for the ride.

Sean Byrne and four others recently left Hancock Daniel in Henrico to launch Byrne Legal Group.

The new firm, which will focus on representing health care providers in medical malpractice cases, and other civil and criminal litigation, opened for business Oct. 2. It’s based in the new Gather coworking location at 313 E. Broad St. downtown.

In addition to Byrne, who is managing partner, the firm is made up of Phylicia Preston, Tony Cottone and Davis Powell, who all came over from Hancock Daniel, as well as Roxanne Millan, who had been with BoykoNapier.

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