Rand Robins is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Section.  His practice emphasizes litigation in Virginia’s state and federal courts concerning a wide variety of issues including products liability, construction, business torts, intellectual property, employment, and general commercial disputes.  Rand also has experience handling disputes before state administrative agencies. Rand has first-hand experience in motions and evidentiary hearings in the Eastern District of Virginia (the “Rocket Docket”) and in appeals to the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Virginia.

Rand graduated from Woodberry Forest School and earned his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina where he pledged Phi Gam.  Rand studied law at American University in Washington, DC.  While in law school, he interned for the Honorable Inez Smith-Reid of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, studied international criminal law and terrorism policy at The Hague, Netherlands, and represented and advised indigent defendants in housing and other civil matters through his participation in the D.C. Law Students in Court legal clinic, including arguing an appeal in the D.C. Court of Appeals before Judge Reid.

Rand serves on the Executive Committee of the Virginia Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division, and as a local mentor for students from American University.  Rand also serves on the board of the Woodberry Forest Association of Richmond.

Outside of work, Rand enjoys golf, lacrosse, and squash, as well as spending time outdoors and mentoring students at the Anna Julia Cooper Episcopal School in the Fairfield Court housing project.  


  • American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, DC (J.D., 2010)
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC (B.A., 2005)
  • Woodberry Forest School (2001)
  • National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), Absaroka Backpacking (2002)

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Virginia Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Division (Executive Committee), 2015-present
    • Committee on Nominations to Virginia Commissions & Appellate Courts, 2015-present
  • Richmond Bar Association
  • Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce
    • Richmond Business Council Cabinet Member 2013-present

Representative Cases

  • Anheuser-Busch Cos. v. Cantrell, 2014 Va. LEXIS 129 (September 18, 2014)
  • Tek Fusion Global, Inc. v. Kyle, et al., Civil Action No. 4:14cv31 (E.D. Va.)
  • Commercial One Elec. Contrs., Inc. v. Trane United States, Inc., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 32554 (E.D. Va. Mar. 8, 2013)
  • LMP Holdings, LLC v. PLY Enters., LLC, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 135551 (E.D. Va. Sept. 21, 2012)

Community Involvement

  • Woodberry Forest School Alumni Association-Richmond Chapter Board Member 
  • Anne Julia Cooper Episcopal School (Mentor)