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Past President of the Virginia State Bar, Edward B. Lowry, Joins The McCammon Group

For Immediate Release
July 9, 2007
For more information contact:
Rich Huffman
Direct Dial: (804) 421-5530

Edward B. Lowry, a leading commercial litigator and counselor, has joined The McCammon Group (TMG), the leading mediation and arbitration firm in the mid-Atlantic region.  Mr. Lowry will continue to practice law with the firm of Michie Hamlett Lowry Rasmussen & Tweel in Charlottesville, Virginia, but he will now also serve as a mediator and arbitrator through TMG.

A bar leader at the local, state and national levels, Mr. Lowry is a past president of the Charlottesville-Albemarle Bar Association, Virgnia State Bar and is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America and Virginia Super Lawyers.

Mr. Lowry will complement TMG’s Central Virginia roster of professionals:

  • Thomas E. Albro, Esq. – Past President of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Hon. Sam W. Coleman – Retired Judge of the Virginia Court of Appeals
  • Hon. Jean W. Cunningham – Leading employment and labor law practitioner
  • John G. Douglass, Esq. – Professor, T.C. Williams School of Law
  • Hon. Robert L. Harris, Sr. – Retired Chief Judge of the Richmond Circuit Court
  • Lawrence H. Hoover, Esq. – Former Chair of the VSB/VBA Joint Committee on ADR
  • Barbara L. Hulburt, Esq. – First Director, Department of Dispute Resolution Services
  • Hon. Donald H. Kent – Former Counsel, Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission
  • John B. McCammon, Esq. – President and Founder, The McCammon Group
  • John H. OBrion, Esq. – Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Henry M Sackett, Esq. – Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Hon. Joseph E. Spruill, Jr. – Retired Chief Judge of the Tappahannock Circuit Court
  • Sen. Walter A. Stosch – Senate Majority Leader, Virginia General Assembly
  • Hon. Diane M. Strickland – Retired Chief Judge of the Roanoke Circuit Court
  • Hon. Jay T. Swett – Retired Chief Judge of the Charlottesville Circuit Court
  • Hon. Kenneth E. Trabue – Retired Chief Judge of the Roanoke Circuit Court
  • William C. Wood, Esq. – Member of the Family Law Section Board of Governors, Virginia State Bar

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Since its inception in 1995, TMG has conducted more than 8,000 private dispute resolution proceedings.  In so doing, TMG serves not only the lawyers and litigants, but also the public interest by relieving stress on the court system.


  • "The Neutral was beyond helpful in providing creative solutions that catered to each side's priorities."

  • "My go-to mediator. Explains the process, makes all parties feel comfortable, is fair and gets the job done."

  • "From the moment we first called through the final invoice, The McCammon Group provided excellent service."

  • "We have all come to expect all-star performances."

  • "Excellent service. Everything was done timely and in a way that we could understand and explain to the client. You are the only service we will use for this kind of work."

  • "You gave my client hope for the future."

  • "The administrative service was outstanding. Professional, courteous, and informative."

  • "Excellent value for the money."

  • "Absolutely outstanding, obviously understood the dynamics of negotiation."

  • "Extraordinary skill and persistence in successfully mediating a very difficult case."

  • "Excellent experience from start to finish. I highly recommend your services, and in fact, I am scheduled to participate in another mediation with The McCammon Group in the near future."

  • "Sometimes the human side of these cases leaves the practical side and they seem impossible to settle. Your "never give up" attitude carried the day."

  • "You have rendered invaluable service to me and my clients in the past, and we will continue to call upon you in the future when the need for a highly-skilled professional mediator arises."

  • "The depth and quality of the available mediators is exceptional."

  • "It is always great to use McCammon instead of litigation!"

  • "The quality of your panel members allows choice and comfort in the knowledge that your matter will be fully and fairly heard and resolved."