McClanahan Powers, PLLC is a Virginia-based Law Firm specializing in civil litigation, general business counsel, IP, data privacy & estate planning. Based in Fairfax County, Virginia, near the legislative and intellectual property hubs of Washington, D.C., the firm represents clients nationwide.

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McClanahan Powers

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This lawyer is licensed to practice in Virginia and has no record of discipline from the Virginia bar association. *

McClanahan Powers

McClanahan Powers

Open for Business
Offers Video Calls

We built our reputation by taking care of yours.

This lawyer is licensed to practice in Virginia and has no record of discipline from the Virginia bar association. *

Firm Overview

McClanahan Powers, PLLC is a Virginia-based Law Firm specializing in civil litigation, general business counsel, IP, data privacy & estate planning. Based in Fairfax County, Virginia, near the legislative and intellectual property hubs of Washington, D.C., the firm represents clients nationwide.

Main Office

Main Office
3160 Fairview Park Drive
Suite 410
Falls Church, VA 22042

Phone

(703) 520-1326

Fax

(703) 828-0205

Fees
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Fixed Fee Contract Review, Legal Consultations, Various Transactional Services, and Business Startup Packages; Contingency Fee (Plaintiff - conditional).

Hourly Rates

$250.00 - $400.00 per hour.

Office Information
Office Hours

9:00 a.m. EST - 5:30 p.m. EST

Office Manager

Sonia Gurung

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

English & Spanish

Other Offices
  • Washington DC Location

    1717 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 1025
    Washington, DC 20006

Business

We built our reputation by taking care of yours

McClanahan Powers, PLLC is a Virginia-based Law Firm specializing in civil litigation, general business counsel, IP, data privacy & estate planning.

McClanahan Powers
Robert Powers

Receiving his legal training at a top ten program for intellectual property law in the United States, Mr. Powers is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Law. In addition to earning his Juris Doctorate, Mr. Powers holds dual specialty certifications from Michigan State University College of Law in Corporate Law and Communications & Intellectual Property Law.

Mr. Powers is experienced in transactional business and nonprofit law, intellectual property law, employment law, estate planning, and entertainment law. He has negotiated and drafted several multi-million dollar contracts involving patent licensing and assignments, business acquisitions, asset purchases, wills and trusts, and pre-litigation settlement matters.

In addition to a vast array of transactional experience, Mr. Powers has litigated matters involving business disputes before Virginia Circuit and Federal Courts; trademark disputes before Virginia and District of Columbia Federal Courts as well as the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office; copyright and other intellectual property disputes before Virginia and District of Columbia Federal Courts; and employment matters before the Department of Labor and Virginia Federal Courts.

Throughout his practice of law, Mr. Powers has worked and negotiated with, and litigated against several American Law 500 international firms. Through his education and experience Mr. Powers has gained both the knowledge and the cunning necessary to provide world-class legal service to his clients.

A native Floridian, Mr. Powers enjoys spending time on the ocean, watching football, new technology, reading, traveling, and spending time with his friends and family.

License

Bar Number: 1003476
District of Columbia, 2011

Bar Number: 80822
Virginia, 2010

Education

Michigan State University College of Law
Juris Doctor, 2010

McClanahan Powers
Robert Powers

Receiving his legal training at a top ten program for intellectual property law in the United States, Mr. Powers is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Law. In addition to earning his Juris Doctorate, Mr. Powers holds dual specialty certifications from Michigan State University College of Law in Corporate Law and Communications & Intellectual Property Law.

Mr. Powers is experienced in transactional business and nonprofit law, intellectual property law, employment law, estate planning, and entertainment law. He has negotiated and drafted several multi-million dollar contracts involving patent licensing and assignments, business acquisitions, asset purchases, wills and trusts, and pre-litigation settlement matters.

In addition to a vast array of transactional experience, Mr. Powers has litigated matters involving business disputes before Virginia Circuit and Federal Courts; trademark disputes before Virginia and District of Columbia Federal Courts as well as the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office; copyright and other intellectual property disputes before Virginia and District of Columbia Federal Courts; and employment matters before the Department of Labor and Virginia Federal Courts.

Throughout his practice of law, Mr. Powers has worked and negotiated with, and litigated against several American Law 500 international firms. Through his education and experience Mr. Powers has gained both the knowledge and the cunning necessary to provide world-class legal service to his clients.

A native Floridian, Mr. Powers enjoys spending time on the ocean, watching football, new technology, reading, traveling, and spending time with his friends and family.

License

Bar Number: 1003476
District of Columbia, 2011

Bar Number: 80822
Virginia, 2010

Education

Michigan State University College of Law Juris Doctor, 2010


McClanahan Powers
Dirk McClanahan

Mr. McClanahan is a Fairfax, Virginia native who was trained at Michigan State University College of Law, a top ten academic program for intellectual property law. Mr. McClanahan provides knowledgeable and compassionate legal expertise to individuals and businesses in a variety of legal issues including business law, employment law, intellectual property, litigation, and negotiations.

Mr. McClanahan has successfully litigated matters in Virginia federal and state courts, including several multi-million dollar claims. He represents individuals and businesses, both large and small, to ensure that their legal rights are protected and enforced. Throughout his practice of law, Mr. McClanahan has worked with and litigated against several AmLaw 500 international firms, having taken part in cases with legal issues ranging from intellectual property licensing, business acquisitions, and contract enforcement and defense.

In addition, Mr. McClanahan has assisted clients in business planning and growth, as well as, advocating on clients' behalf during business negotiations. Mr. McClanahan uses his experience as a litigator to advise his clients on how to setup and maintain compliance and to draft and revise contracts to better protect their interests.

A life-long Washington D.C sports fan, Mr. McClanahan enjoys watching his favorite teams, traveling, and going to the movies.

License

Bar Number: 81208
Virginia, 2010

Bar Number: 1019009
District of Columbia, 2014

Education

Michigan State University College of Law
Juris Doctor, 2010

McClanahan Powers
Dirk McClanahan

Mr. McClanahan is a Fairfax, Virginia native who was trained at Michigan State University College of Law, a top ten academic program for intellectual property law. Mr. McClanahan provides knowledgeable and compassionate legal expertise to individuals and businesses in a variety of legal issues including business law, employment law, intellectual property, litigation, and negotiations.

Mr. McClanahan has successfully litigated matters in Virginia federal and state courts, including several multi-million dollar claims. He represents individuals and businesses, both large and small, to ensure that their legal rights are protected and enforced. Throughout his practice of law, Mr. McClanahan has worked with and litigated against several AmLaw 500 international firms, having taken part in cases with legal issues ranging from intellectual property licensing, business acquisitions, and contract enforcement and defense.

In addition, Mr. McClanahan has assisted clients in business planning and growth, as well as, advocating on clients' behalf during business negotiations. Mr. McClanahan uses his experience as a litigator to advise his clients on how to setup and maintain compliance and to draft and revise contracts to better protect their interests.

A life-long Washington D.C sports fan, Mr. McClanahan enjoys watching his favorite teams, traveling, and going to the movies.

License

Bar Number: 81208
Virginia, 2010

Bar Number: 1019009
District of Columbia, 2014

Education

Michigan State University College of Law Juris Doctor, 2010


McClanahan Powers
Zach Miller

Mr. Miller takes a client-oriented approach through all phases of litigation. Mr. Miller has represented individuals and businesses of all sizes in state and federal courts for Virginia and the District of Columbia, helping numerous clients obtain substantial recoveries both at trial and through settlement. In addition to his courtroom experience, Mr. Miller enjoys helping clients navigate potential pitfalls and business disputes while implementing safeguards to protect their interests.

A Merit Scholar graduating in the top 15% of his class, Mr. Miller is a graduate of DePaul University College of Law. As a Fairfax, Virginia native, Mr. Miller completed his undergraduate studies closer to home at Virginia Tech and returned to the Fairfax area shortly after completion of his legal education.

An avid outdoorsman, Mr. Miller enjoys hiking, hunting, and fishing in his spare time and is a strong supporter of the Virginia Tech Hokies.

License

Bar Number: 85860
Virginia, 2013

Education

DePaul University College of Law
Juris Doctor, 2013

McClanahan Powers
Zach Miller

Mr. Miller takes a client-oriented approach through all phases of litigation. Mr. Miller has represented individuals and businesses of all sizes in state and federal courts for Virginia and the District of Columbia, helping numerous clients obtain substantial recoveries both at trial and through settlement. In addition to his courtroom experience, Mr. Miller enjoys helping clients navigate potential pitfalls and business disputes while implementing safeguards to protect their interests.

A Merit Scholar graduating in the top 15% of his class, Mr. Miller is a graduate of DePaul University College of Law. As a Fairfax, Virginia native, Mr. Miller completed his undergraduate studies closer to home at Virginia Tech and returned to the Fairfax area shortly after completion of his legal education.

An avid outdoorsman, Mr. Miller enjoys hiking, hunting, and fishing in his spare time and is a strong supporter of the Virginia Tech Hokies.

License

Bar Number: 85860
Virginia, 2013

Education

DePaul University College of Law Juris Doctor, 2013


McClanahan Powers
Steven Anderson

Steven Anderson is a licensed attorney in the State of Virginia. Steven has two certifications in Privacy Law from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Before joining McClanahan Powers, PLLC, Steven worked at Fullerton & Knowles, P.C. Born in Nashville, Tennessee, Steven enjoys watching hockey, mostly his hometown team, the Nashville Predators, and going running and hiking with his Dalmatian. Some of his hobbies include reading, playing video games, cooking especially southern and German food, and making artwork

License

Bar Number: 93037
Virginia,

Education

Washington & Lee University School of Law
Juris Doctor, 2017

University of Mississippi
Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, Cum Lade, 2014

McClanahan Powers
Steven Anderson

Steven Anderson is a licensed attorney in the State of Virginia. Steven has two certifications in Privacy Law from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Before joining McClanahan Powers, PLLC, Steven worked at Fullerton & Knowles, P.C. Born in Nashville, Tennessee, Steven enjoys watching hockey, mostly his hometown team, the Nashville Predators, and going running and hiking with his Dalmatian. Some of his hobbies include reading, playing video games, cooking especially southern and German food, and making artwork

License

Bar Number: 93037
Virginia,

Education

Washington & Lee University School of Law Juris Doctor, 2017


University of Mississippi Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, Cum Lade, 2014


McClanahan Powers
Elizabeth Velander

Elizabeth Velander is a licensed attorney in the State of Virginia. She provides support to our attorney, Mr. McClanahan. Elizabeth graduated from Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University in 2020. Before becoming an Associate Attorney at McClanahan Powers, PLLC, Elizabeth worked as General Counsel for Pyle & Associates in Washington, DC.

Education

Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University
Juris Doctor, 2020

Virginia Commonwealth University
B.A., 2014

McClanahan Powers
Elizabeth Velander

Elizabeth Velander is a licensed attorney in the State of Virginia. She provides support to our attorney, Mr. McClanahan. Elizabeth graduated from Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University in 2020. Before becoming an Associate Attorney at McClanahan Powers, PLLC, Elizabeth worked as General Counsel for Pyle & Associates in Washington, DC.

Education

Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University Juris Doctor, 2020


Virginia Commonwealth University B.A., 2014


Firm Overview

McClanahan Powers, PLLC is a Virginia-based Law Firm specializing in civil litigation, general business counsel, IP, data privacy & estate planning. Based in Fairfax County, Virginia, near the legislative and intellectual property hubs of Washington, D.C., the firm represents clients nationwide.

Main Office

Main Office
3160 Fairview Park Drive
Suite 410
Falls Church, VA 22042

Phone

(703) 520-1326

Fax

(703) 828-0205

Fees
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Fixed Fee Contract Review, Legal Consultations, Various Transactional Services, and Business Startup Packages; Contingency Fee (Plaintiff - conditional).

Hourly Rates

$250.00 - $400.00 per hour.

Office Information
Office Hours

9:00 a.m. EST - 5:30 p.m. EST

Office Manager

Sonia Gurung

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

English & Spanish

Other Offices
  • Washington DC Location

    1717 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 1025
    Washington, DC 20006

Business

We built our reputation by taking care of yours

McClanahan Powers, PLLC is a Virginia-based Law Firm specializing in civil litigation, general business counsel, IP, data privacy & estate planning.

McClanahan Powers
Robert Powers

Receiving his legal training at a top ten program for intellectual property law in the United States, Mr. Powers is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Law. In addition to earning his Juris Doctorate, Mr. Powers holds dual specialty certifications from Michigan State University College of Law in Corporate Law and Communications & Intellectual Property Law.

Mr. Powers is experienced in transactional business and nonprofit law, intellectual property law, employment law, estate planning, and entertainment law. He has negotiated and drafted several multi-million dollar contracts involving patent licensing and assignments, business acquisitions, asset purchases, wills and trusts, and pre-litigation settlement matters.

In addition to a vast array of transactional experience, Mr. Powers has litigated matters involving business disputes before Virginia Circuit and Federal Courts; trademark disputes before Virginia and District of Columbia Federal Courts as well as the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office; copyright and other intellectual property disputes before Virginia and District of Columbia Federal Courts; and employment matters before the Department of Labor and Virginia Federal Courts.

Throughout his practice of law, Mr. Powers has worked and negotiated with, and litigated against several American Law 500 international firms. Through his education and experience Mr. Powers has gained both the knowledge and the cunning necessary to provide world-class legal service to his clients.

A native Floridian, Mr. Powers enjoys spending time on the ocean, watching football, new technology, reading, traveling, and spending time with his friends and family.

License

Bar Number: 1003476
District of Columbia, 2011

Bar Number: 80822
Virginia, 2010

Education

Michigan State University College of Law
Juris Doctor, 2010

McClanahan Powers
Robert Powers

Receiving his legal training at a top ten program for intellectual property law in the United States, Mr. Powers is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Law. In addition to earning his Juris Doctorate, Mr. Powers holds dual specialty certifications from Michigan State University College of Law in Corporate Law and Communications & Intellectual Property Law.

Mr. Powers is experienced in transactional business and nonprofit law, intellectual property law, employment law, estate planning, and entertainment law. He has negotiated and drafted several multi-million dollar contracts involving patent licensing and assignments, business acquisitions, asset purchases, wills and trusts, and pre-litigation settlement matters.

In addition to a vast array of transactional experience, Mr. Powers has litigated matters involving business disputes before Virginia Circuit and Federal Courts; trademark disputes before Virginia and District of Columbia Federal Courts as well as the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office; copyright and other intellectual property disputes before Virginia and District of Columbia Federal Courts; and employment matters before the Department of Labor and Virginia Federal Courts.

Throughout his practice of law, Mr. Powers has worked and negotiated with, and litigated against several American Law 500 international firms. Through his education and experience Mr. Powers has gained both the knowledge and the cunning necessary to provide world-class legal service to his clients.

A native Floridian, Mr. Powers enjoys spending time on the ocean, watching football, new technology, reading, traveling, and spending time with his friends and family.

License

Bar Number: 1003476
District of Columbia, 2011

Bar Number: 80822
Virginia, 2010

Education

Michigan State University College of Law Juris Doctor, 2010


McClanahan Powers
Dirk McClanahan

Mr. McClanahan is a Fairfax, Virginia native who was trained at Michigan State University College of Law, a top ten academic program for intellectual property law. Mr. McClanahan provides knowledgeable and compassionate legal expertise to individuals and businesses in a variety of legal issues including business law, employment law, intellectual property, litigation, and negotiations.

Mr. McClanahan has successfully litigated matters in Virginia federal and state courts, including several multi-million dollar claims. He represents individuals and businesses, both large and small, to ensure that their legal rights are protected and enforced. Throughout his practice of law, Mr. McClanahan has worked with and litigated against several AmLaw 500 international firms, having taken part in cases with legal issues ranging from intellectual property licensing, business acquisitions, and contract enforcement and defense.

In addition, Mr. McClanahan has assisted clients in business planning and growth, as well as, advocating on clients' behalf during business negotiations. Mr. McClanahan uses his experience as a litigator to advise his clients on how to setup and maintain compliance and to draft and revise contracts to better protect their interests.

A life-long Washington D.C sports fan, Mr. McClanahan enjoys watching his favorite teams, traveling, and going to the movies.

License

Bar Number: 81208
Virginia, 2010

Bar Number: 1019009
District of Columbia, 2014

Education

Michigan State University College of Law
Juris Doctor, 2010

McClanahan Powers
Dirk McClanahan

Mr. McClanahan is a Fairfax, Virginia native who was trained at Michigan State University College of Law, a top ten academic program for intellectual property law. Mr. McClanahan provides knowledgeable and compassionate legal expertise to individuals and businesses in a variety of legal issues including business law, employment law, intellectual property, litigation, and negotiations.

Mr. McClanahan has successfully litigated matters in Virginia federal and state courts, including several multi-million dollar claims. He represents individuals and businesses, both large and small, to ensure that their legal rights are protected and enforced. Throughout his practice of law, Mr. McClanahan has worked with and litigated against several AmLaw 500 international firms, having taken part in cases with legal issues ranging from intellectual property licensing, business acquisitions, and contract enforcement and defense.

In addition, Mr. McClanahan has assisted clients in business planning and growth, as well as, advocating on clients' behalf during business negotiations. Mr. McClanahan uses his experience as a litigator to advise his clients on how to setup and maintain compliance and to draft and revise contracts to better protect their interests.

A life-long Washington D.C sports fan, Mr. McClanahan enjoys watching his favorite teams, traveling, and going to the movies.

License

Bar Number: 81208
Virginia, 2010

Bar Number: 1019009
District of Columbia, 2014

Education

Michigan State University College of Law Juris Doctor, 2010


McClanahan Powers
Zach Miller

Mr. Miller takes a client-oriented approach through all phases of litigation. Mr. Miller has represented individuals and businesses of all sizes in state and federal courts for Virginia and the District of Columbia, helping numerous clients obtain substantial recoveries both at trial and through settlement. In addition to his courtroom experience, Mr. Miller enjoys helping clients navigate potential pitfalls and business disputes while implementing safeguards to protect their interests.

A Merit Scholar graduating in the top 15% of his class, Mr. Miller is a graduate of DePaul University College of Law. As a Fairfax, Virginia native, Mr. Miller completed his undergraduate studies closer to home at Virginia Tech and returned to the Fairfax area shortly after completion of his legal education.

An avid outdoorsman, Mr. Miller enjoys hiking, hunting, and fishing in his spare time and is a strong supporter of the Virginia Tech Hokies.

License

Bar Number: 85860
Virginia, 2013

Education

DePaul University College of Law
Juris Doctor, 2013

McClanahan Powers
Zach Miller

Mr. Miller takes a client-oriented approach through all phases of litigation. Mr. Miller has represented individuals and businesses of all sizes in state and federal courts for Virginia and the District of Columbia, helping numerous clients obtain substantial recoveries both at trial and through settlement. In addition to his courtroom experience, Mr. Miller enjoys helping clients navigate potential pitfalls and business disputes while implementing safeguards to protect their interests.

A Merit Scholar graduating in the top 15% of his class, Mr. Miller is a graduate of DePaul University College of Law. As a Fairfax, Virginia native, Mr. Miller completed his undergraduate studies closer to home at Virginia Tech and returned to the Fairfax area shortly after completion of his legal education.

An avid outdoorsman, Mr. Miller enjoys hiking, hunting, and fishing in his spare time and is a strong supporter of the Virginia Tech Hokies.

License

Bar Number: 85860
Virginia, 2013

Education

DePaul University College of Law Juris Doctor, 2013


McClanahan Powers
Steven Anderson

Steven Anderson is a licensed attorney in the State of Virginia. Steven has two certifications in Privacy Law from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Before joining McClanahan Powers, PLLC, Steven worked at Fullerton & Knowles, P.C. Born in Nashville, Tennessee, Steven enjoys watching hockey, mostly his hometown team, the Nashville Predators, and going running and hiking with his Dalmatian. Some of his hobbies include reading, playing video games, cooking especially southern and German food, and making artwork

License

Bar Number: 93037
Virginia,

Education

Washington & Lee University School of Law
Juris Doctor, 2017

University of Mississippi
Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, Cum Lade, 2014

McClanahan Powers
Steven Anderson

Steven Anderson is a licensed attorney in the State of Virginia. Steven has two certifications in Privacy Law from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Before joining McClanahan Powers, PLLC, Steven worked at Fullerton & Knowles, P.C. Born in Nashville, Tennessee, Steven enjoys watching hockey, mostly his hometown team, the Nashville Predators, and going running and hiking with his Dalmatian. Some of his hobbies include reading, playing video games, cooking especially southern and German food, and making artwork

License

Bar Number: 93037
Virginia,

Education

Washington & Lee University School of Law Juris Doctor, 2017


University of Mississippi Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, Cum Lade, 2014


McClanahan Powers
Elizabeth Velander

Elizabeth Velander is a licensed attorney in the State of Virginia. She provides support to our attorney, Mr. McClanahan. Elizabeth graduated from Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University in 2020. Before becoming an Associate Attorney at McClanahan Powers, PLLC, Elizabeth worked as General Counsel for Pyle & Associates in Washington, DC.

Education

Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University
Juris Doctor, 2020

Virginia Commonwealth University
B.A., 2014

McClanahan Powers
Elizabeth Velander

Elizabeth Velander is a licensed attorney in the State of Virginia. She provides support to our attorney, Mr. McClanahan. Elizabeth graduated from Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University in 2020. Before becoming an Associate Attorney at McClanahan Powers, PLLC, Elizabeth worked as General Counsel for Pyle & Associates in Washington, DC.

Education

Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University Juris Doctor, 2020


Virginia Commonwealth University B.A., 2014


This lawyer is licensed to practice in Virginia and has no record of discipline from the Virginia bar association. *

* Nolo has confirmed that every member attorney has a valid license and is in good standing with the state agency that licenses lawyers. Any past disbarments and suspensions (with possible exceptions for minor violations or nonpayment of dues, in our discretion) will be indicated accordingly in the badge. Member attorneys are required to notify Nolo immediately if they become the subject of any disciplinary action by any state licensing agency.

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This lawyer is licensed to practice in Virginia and has no record of discipline from the Virginia bar association. *

* Nolo has confirmed that every member attorney has a valid license and is in good standing with the state agency that licenses lawyers. Any past disbarments and suspensions (with possible exceptions for minor violations or nonpayment of dues, in our discretion) will be indicated accordingly in the badge. Member attorneys are required to notify Nolo immediately if they become the subject of any disciplinary action by any state licensing agency.