Varela, Lee, Metz & Guarino (VLMG)

8 VLMG Lawyers Selected to 2022 Virginia Super Lawyers List

» Posted May 17, 2022Christopher M. Burke, Brian R. Dugdale, Joseph S. Guarino, Todd R. Metz, Thomas S. O'Leary, Paul A. Varela, David WonderlickNews, Publications

We are pleased to announce that partners Paul A. Varela, Todd R. Metz, Joseph S. Guarino, Christopher M. Burke, Brian R. Dugdale, Kirk E. Niemi, David B. Wonderlick were each selected as a 2022 Super Lawyers in Construction Litigation. Thomas S. O'Leary was selected as a 2022 Rising Star in Construction Litigation.  Special congratulations to Joseph Guarino, who was named in the “Top 100 Lawyers in Virginia” without regard to practice area. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in their respective states are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

SL 2022


Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The objective of Super Lawyers is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys to be used as a resource for both referring attorneys and consumers seeking legal counsel. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country, as well as the Virginia Super Lawyers Digital Magazine. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit

Varela, Lee, Metz & Guarino updates the content of this website on a periodic basis. Any content i) is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice; and, ii) is not intended to create, and your receipt and/or use of such content does not create, a lawyer-client relationship. You should not rely on any such content without first consulting a licensed attorney familiar with your particular facts and legal issues.