Virginia State Commercial Counsel
Skip is Virginia state commercial counsel and Southern Virginia Agency Services manager for Stewart Title Guaranty Company. Prior to joining Stewart Title in 1995, Skip was in private practice for 14 years, where he represented developers, lenders, title underwriters and others in commercial real estate transactions. He also practiced as a litigator handling creditor’s rights, lender liability, title defense, mechanic’s lien, construction and other commercial litigation.
Skip received his undergraduate degree from the College of William & Mary and his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. He is an adjunct professor at Old Dominion University, a Virginia Supreme Court trained mediator and a court appointed arbitrator, and he has qualified as an expert witness in state and federal courts. Skip is a past president of the Hampton Roads Association for Commercial Real Estate. Additionally, he is currently a member of the board of directors of the Virginia Land Title Association.