Firm Updates

KatieJanuary 12, 2017
Katie Lipp
recently completed the National Trial Advocacy College course at the University of Virginia School of Law, a week-long intensive trial course. Her trial team achieved a unanimous jury verdict in their final mock jury trial.



January 5, 2017
Berenzweig Leonard is a 2017 Future 50 Awards Winner

Berenzweig Leonard has been named an Emerging Growth winner by Washington SmartCEO’s 2017 Future 50 Awards program, which recognizes the Capital Region’s 50 fastest-growing mid-sized companies and fast-growth companies in large “Blue Chip” and small “Emerging Growth” categories.


StephanieJanuary 1, 2017
Stephanie Wilson Named Partner and Co-Director of Government Contracts

Berenzweig Leonard announces that Stephanie Wilson has been named Partner and Co-Director of Government Contracts. In addition to representing government contractors, Stephanie also represents corporate and executive clients on a variety of business and employment related matters.


November 30, 2016
Declan Leonard and Nick Johnson Named Virginia’s Legal Elite

Berenzweig Leonard is proud to announce that Declan Leonard and Nick Johnson have been named to Virginia’s “2016 Legal Elite” by Virginia Business Magazine. The Legal Elite recognizes lawyers selected by their peers as outstanding attorneys in 18 specialties.


November 21, 2016
Berenzweig Leonard Co-Sponsors SmartCEO GovStar Awards

Berenzweig Leonard was a sponsor of the SmartCEO GovStar awards, which honors local leaders in government contracting. Managing partner Seth Berenzweig served as a presenter at the event.


October 25, 2016
Berenzweig Law Attorneys Present at Washington West Film Festival

Ryen Rasmus, Frank Gulino, and Drew Smith presented “Coffee Talk: The Legal Focus,” an interactive workshop on hot legal topics in the film industry, at the 2016 Washington West Film Festival.


DeclanOctober 21, 2016
Declan Leonard Honored at 2016 Centers of Influence Awards

 SmartCEO names Declan Leonard as an honoree for the 2016 Centers of Influence Awards, which honor the Washington region’s most enterprising accountants, attorneys and bankers.



DeclanOctober 12, 2016
Declan Leonard Named One of Virginia’s Leaders in the Law

Berenzweig Leonard is pleased to announce that managing partner Declan Leonard received the “Virginia’s Leaders in the Law” award from Virginia Lawyers Weekly in October 2016. The Leaders in the Law award program recognizes attorneys and professionals in law-related fields who have a significant accomplishment or achievement.


SaraOctober 1, 2016
Sara Dajani Named Senior Associate

Berenzweig Leonard announces that Sara Dajani has been named a senior associate with the law firm. Sara focuses her practice on business, employment, and government contracting matters, with a particular interest in advising non-profit organizations.


terry stephanieJuly 23, 2016
Terry O’Connor and Stephanie Wilson to Present at 2016 NCMA World Congress

Terry O’Connor and Stephanie Wilson will present “The Only Smart Uses of a Debriefing” at the 2016 National Contract Management Association World Congress in Orlando, Florida. The World Congress is the NCMA’s annual education conference for contract management, procurement, and acquisition professionals.


May 1, 2016
Nick Johnson and Stephanie Wilson Named as Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars

Berenzweig Leonard is proud to announce that two of its attorneys have been selected to the 2016 Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars list. Nick Johnson was named to the Rising Stars list for the second year in a row in the area of Business Litigation. Stephanie Wilson was named to the Rising Stars list for the second year in a row in the area of Government Contracts litigation. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are named to the Rising Stars list.


April 18, 2016
Berenzweig Leonard Named One of Virginia’s Largest Law Firms

Berenzweig Leonard, which was founded in 2010, was named one of “Virginia’s Largest Law Firms” by Virginia Lawyers Weekly. This survey identifies the 75 largest law firms across Virginia as of January 1, 2016. Berenzweig Leonard recently added Partner and Director of Corporate and Technology Law Steve Britt and associate David Moon to its team.


FrankMarch 1, 2016
Frank Gulino to Present at 2016 SXSW Conference and Festival

This month, Frank Gulino will present “Cover Your Tunes! Legal Protections for Musicians” at the 2016 SXSW Conference and Festival in Austin, Texas.  Out of approximately 7,000 applicants, only 100 presentations are awarded speaking opportunities at this national conference.