Bud formerly led both the McGuireWoods litigation practice and the firm’s education practice team. He has appeared in the courts of more than a dozen states.
He has tried numerous cases in the areas of securities, antitrust, contract disputes, commercial torts, fiduciary duty, tenure, academic freedom, student conduct, trademarks, trade dress, trade secrets, defamation, fraud, athletics, campus police issues, public finance, tax, health and commercial insurance coverage, Medicaid, university accreditation, art and museum law, construction, employment, asylum, spoliation of evidence and other types of disputes. He teaches higher education law at the Washington & Lee University School of Law.
Representation of colleges and universities in variety of matters, including athletics, tenure, academic freedom, admissions, employment law, governance, police and safety issues, student conduct, intellectual property, accreditation, museum law and other issues.
Representation of health insurers in coverage, tax, regulatory and commercial disputes.
Representation of businesses in insurance liability coverage disputes.
Representation of businesses in bet-the-company commercial disputes.
Representation of pro bono clients in variety of matters.
Member, Virginia State Bar
Member, Virginia Bar Association
Member, National Association of College and University Attorneys
Member, American Health Lawyers Association
Member, Litigation Section, United States Law Firm Group
Named "Lawyer of the Year," Richmond; Education Law, 2019; Bet-the-Company Litigation, 2022, The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc.
Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Education Law, Health Care Law, Woodward/White, Inc., 2009-2022
Named to "Virginia Super Lawyers," Schools and Education, Business Litigation, Health Care, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2007-2013
McGuireWoods Attorneys Recognized in 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
August 19, 2021
192 McGuireWoods Attorneys Recognized in 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
August 26, 2020
192 McGuireWoods Attorneys Recognized in 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
August 15, 2019