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Mr. Downey serves as principal of Richard L. Downey & Associates, where he has been specializing in family law, estate planning, business and commercial litigation and personal injury law.

    FAIRFAX, VA, August 22, 2018 — Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Richard Lawrence Downey, Esq., with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Downey celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Backed by 40 years of practiced experience, Mr. Downey serves as principal of Richard L. Downey & Associates, where he has been specializing in family law, estate planning, business and commercial litigation and personal injury law since 1992. Earlier in his career, he gained experience in the legal field through his roles with Downey & Lennhoff and Duvall, Blackburn, Hale & Downey. An expert in his field, Mr. Downey holds a Bachelor of Arts from Randolph-Macon College and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the School of Law at Hamline University.

In order to remain aware of changes in the field, Mr. Downey maintains affiliation with the Virginia and American Bar Associations, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice and the Christian Legal Society, among many others. For his excellence in the field, he has been AV-Rated through Martindale-Hubbell and named one of the Ten Best Attorneys in Virginia through The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. Likewise, he was named a Super Lawyer in Virginia and the Washington, DC, Metropolitan Area and was selected for inclusion in America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigations.

Mr. Downey has been highlighted in a number of honors publications, including Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in the World and Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America. Looking ahead, Mr. Downey intends to experience the continued growth and success of his career while cementing his legacy as a prominent attorney.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Richard Lawrence Downey, Esq., has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.

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