Garrett is a trial attorney who specializes in securities and breach of fiduciary duty litigation. He helps clients of all sizes achieve great results in venues across the nation and represents some of the largest financial, agricultural, telecommunications, manufacturing and energy companies in the world.
Garrett has won motions and trials in federal and state courts and before the American Arbitration Association, earning significant first-chair experience. He also has successfully assisted clients before the Supreme Court of Virginia and the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Garrett prides himself on getting to the bottom of all disputes, no matter the location or stakes.
Garrett’s specific experience includes:
After law school, Garrett clerked for then-Justice (now Chief Justice) Donald W. Lemons of the Supreme Court of Virginia. He also interned for then-U.S. Magistrate (now U.S. District) Judge M. Hannah Lauck of the Eastern District of Virginia, Richmond Division, during his second year of law school.
At the University of Richmond School of Law, Garrett served as editor-in-chief of the Richmond Journal of Global Law and Business. He also placed first in the 2010 James H. Barnett Jr. Moot Court Competition, and in 2012 received the Best Oralist Award at the William B. Spong Moot Court Competition, held at William & Mary Law School. Garrett was a member of the McNeill Law Society and after graduation was inducted into the Order of the Coif.
Garrett served on the executive committee of the John Marshall Inn of Court and is a member of James Madison University’s Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication Alumni Council.
Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Securities, 2022
Named to "Virginia Rising Stars," Securities Litigation, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2019, 2020, 2021
Member, Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication Alumni Council, James Madison University
Member, Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys