Norfolk legislation agency to open up downtown Richmond office
Heading into its 10th calendar year in enterprise, a Norfolk-dependent legislation organization is seeking for a more noticeable existence in Richmond as a way to cap off the milestone anniversary.
Pierce McCoy has leased area for its very first long term workplace in the Richmond market.
The company is taking above 3,200 square toes on the ground floor of the Bank of America constructing at 1111 E. Major St. downtown.
Co-founder Nat Pierce explained the agency has grown its ranks and guide of company below in the latest yrs, prompting an enlargement further than its latest short-term space in the Assemble coworking locale in Scott’s Addition.
Pierce claimed the agency had been seeking for about a year ahead of seizing on the road-stage place alongside Principal. He said the new area will give the business a comparable set up to that of its major business office in the Entire world Trade Heart building in downtown Norfolk, exactly where it’s also on the floor floor with street-degree visibility.
“It’s like a billboard,” Pierce claimed of remaining alongside a primary drag. “It will help with recruiting. That is kind of the target.”
Three of the firm’s 18 total-time attorneys are based out of the Richmond place of work and it will glimpse to incorporate to that above time. Pierce reported it has grown primarily by means of its intern pipeline, producing a routine of endorsing interns to total attorneys. Fifty percent of its attorneys started out at the agency as interns.
University of Richmond has become a hub of prospective customers for the organization, Pierce stated, which also prompts the need for extra visibility in the metropolis.
Pierce claimed design will soon get heading to renovate and outfit the area in time for a planned summer months 2023 opening. He stated the firm is aiming for a a lot less common legislation agency glance in the space.
“It’s all glass, virtually like a small business lounge-style truly feel to it. It is a minimalist art studio vibe,” Pierce said.
The Richmond business will insert to a new outpost it just opened in New York Metropolis and one more in Dallas, in addition to its residence in Norfolk.
The firm’s key concentrate in Richmond is labor and work operate, representing each staff and employers. In general, the firm’s main observe is transactional function for enterprises of all dimensions. It will search to improve that e book in Richmond to enhance the labor apply.
Pierce, who bought his law diploma from Regent College, launched the firm in Norfolk with fellow Regent grad Gabe McCoy.