J. Chapman Petersen
John Chapman "Chap" Petersen is licensed to practice law in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. He is a partner and heads the firm’s business litigation group. In 20+ years as a trial attorney, Chap Petersen has successfully tried hundreds of cases, including more than fifty jury trials in state and Federal courts. His commercial practice ranges from breaches of contract to complicated securities cases. He has also tried multiple wrongful death and personal injury cases.
Awards: In 2013, the Fairfax Bar Association awarded Mr. Petersen its annual “President’s Award” for his leadership in the Bar and community. In 2011, the Virginia Lawyers Weekly selected Mr. Petersen as a “Leader in the Law” in Virginia, one of thirty (30) lawyers recognized that year for outstanding accomplishments. The Korean Association of Washington, D.C. named him its “Man of the Year” in 2008 for his record of advocacy in the Korean-speaking community.
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