Christopher R. Hedrick

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Civil Litigation
Workers’ Compensation Defense
Insurance Defense


College of William & Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, (J.D., 1992)
Editorial Board of the Institute of Bill of Rights Journal
Moot Court
Wake Forest University, (B.A., cum laude, Politics, 1988)


North Carolina


U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. Claims Court


Mr. Hedrick has been actively engaged in a comprehensive private practice focusing on civil litigation and workers’ compensation defense at the state and federal levels since 1992. He has tried over 75 civil jury trials and was co-counsel on a $25 million lawsuit.

He regularly defends cases under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. Mr. Hedrick has developed a national practice assisting clients in evaluating how to defend these cases.

Mr. Hedrick is a member of the Newport News, Virginia, North Carolina, and American Bar Associations, the Virginia and North Carolina State Bars, the Defense Research Institute, and the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys.

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