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  • Business & Taxation
  • Estate Planning & Administration
  • Real Estate & Land Use


  • University of Virginia, B.A., 1963
  • University of Virginia School of Law, L.L.B., 1968
  • New York University, L.L.B. (Taxation), 1971
  • United States Navy, 1963-1965 (Lt. USNR Ret.)


  • Virginia, 1968
  • The United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
  • The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit


  • Virginia State Bar
    • Business Law Section
    • Real Property Section
    • Trusts and Estates Section
  • Bar Association of the City of Richmond
    • Founding Member of the Business Law Section
      • Chairman 2007-2008
      • Executive Committee Member 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013.
      • Member, Real Estate Section

Beverley L. Crump


Beverley Crump represents small and mid-range business and their owners on a broad range of corporate and business matters and commercial real estate owners, developers, and lenders on real estate matters.

Mr. Crump has been recognized by Virginia Business Magazine as a member of Virginia’s “Legal Elite” in Business Law for 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012. He has also been recognized by Virginia Super Lawyers as a “Super Lawyer” in both Business Law and Commercial Real Estate for 2008, and as a “Top 100 Virginia Super Lawyer” for 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012. He has been elected as a “Best Lawyer in America” in the area of corporate law for 2012 and 2013.

Mr. Crump advises his clients on a number of different matters, including:

  1. The formation, financing, and development of business entities
  2. The representation of business entities and their owners in business acquisitions and sales transactions
  3. Advice with respect to business structure issues and succession planning
  4. The development and financing of industrial, commercial, and residential real estate projects
  5. Estate planning for business owners, managers, and professionals

Mr. Crump has also acted as an expert witness in corporate and business matters in both Virginia state and federal courts.


  • Restructure of a software company to reflect the investment of a minority interest therein by a major financial institution
  • Sale of regional chain of convenience stores
  • Sale of growing subcontractor to private equity fund
  • Development and financing of over 4 million square feet of industrial warehouse facilities
  • Sale of warehouse portfolio to NYSE REIT
  • Leasing of industrial warehouse space to major tenants
  • Reorganization of software sales and consulting company to accommodate minority investment by leading international investment bank
  • Tax free exchange of manufacturing facilities
  • Conduit financing of hotel property
  • Sales of hotels
  • Purchase of land, development, and construction of hotels
  • Syndication of private equity investments
  • Private offerings of exempt securities
  • Development of software licensing and consulting contracts
  • Development of dealer and agency agreements
  • Conservation and open space easements on undeveloped real estate
  • Acquisition of multi-state enzyme manufacturer
  • Represented land owner in sale of land for multi-phase multi-family residential real estate development
  • Structuring and recapitalization of various privately held companies
  • Trademark registrations
  • Acquisition of assets of multi-state construction company
  • Acquisition of a chain of convenience stores
  • Sale of a computer software development company to Fortune 500 company
  • Purchase of a west coast computer software business
  • Acquisition of an automobile parts manufacturing company
  • Financing of $530,000,000 power plant in Hanover County, Virginia, for international lending institution, serving as local counsel
  • Counsel to management owner group in leveraged buy-out of manufacturing company with annual sales of approximately $700,000,000, serving as local counsel
  • Structured tax-advantaged reorganization of real estate developer in complex acquisition and refinancing of numerous real estate limited partnerships and limited liability companies
  • Represented private auto parts manufacturer in acquisition by public company with acquired owners becoming largest shareholders, president, and chairman of surviving company• Partnership reorganization acquisition and conduit financing of a group of shopping centers
  • Joint venture combinations of two industrial machine tool manufacturers
  • Buyer and seller representation in the sale of numerous businesses, including radio stations, drug stores, marketing company, professional service companies, publishing company and bio-tech company
  • Commercial real estate transactions as lending institution counsel
  • Estate plan preparation for high net worth individuals to pass on privately held business to succeeding generation with a minimum of adverse tax consequences
  • Assistance with formation, development, and acquisition of chain of retail health stores with subsequent sale to strategic purchaser
  • Representation of management in founding of holding company involved in national roll up of luxury travel entities
  • Assistance with acquisition and sale of marinas
  • Representation of sellers of national beverage company to strategic buyer
  • Representation of sellers of frozen dessert manufacturer to strategic buyer
  • Representation of growing regional construction company in strategic acquisitions
  • Representation of operating entity in merger of public company with foreign holding company
  • Representation of private paper company in sale of assets to public company


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