Wolcott Rivers Gates shares the concerns of our region as the COVID-19 outbreak continues to develop in Virginia. Our firm remains dedicated to supporting our clients and friends through these trying times. We have implemented measures that allow us to continue to provide the level of service our clients expect, while at the same time taking every possible precaution to ensure the health and safety of our clients and colleagues.

We know this unprecedented situation will present new hardships and legal challenges for individuals and businesses alike. With that in mind, our attorneys will provide timely updates on legal issues impacted by COVID-19. You can get these updates by following us on Facebook, LinkedIn, the blog section of our website, or by emailing info@wolriv.com and ask to be added to our mailing list.

When it matters most, Wolcott Rivers Gates is proud to serve the businesses and individuals of Hampton Roads.

When It Matters Most

Wolcott Rivers Gates is focused on providing exceptional, quality legal representation to individuals, families and businesses. We are committed to offering effective legal services to our clients in a timely, efficient and cost effective manner.

Through experience, integrity and knowledge, our attorneys strive to continually meet or exceed the expectations of our clients.

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We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best people across our practice and business services groups. Our continued success relies on our ability to provide a supportive, inclusive and motivating environment where everyone has a role to play in supporting the delivery of outstanding service to our clients.


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