Donna J. Hall


Donna J. Hall, litigation and bankruptcy attorney at Goodman Allen Donnelly


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Donna Hall joined Goodman Allen Donnelly in 2019 in the firm's Norfolk office, bringing extensive experience in tort defense, business and consumer litigation, transportation litigation and bankruptcy and creditors' rights. With extensive knowledge of the Uniform Commercial Code and secured transactions, Donna has handled litigation cases involving warranty claims including manufacturer and product warranties, and handles matters throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. She has represented creditors, lenders and foreclosure trustees in litigation cases and secured and unsecured creditors and trustees in Chapter 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcy cases and loan restructurings, and represents insureds in personal injury and premises liability cases, business negligence cases and automobile accident cases. 

Donna J. Hall Peer Rated Distinguished by Martindale-Hubbell 2020


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Professional Affiliations, Awards and Service

  • Virginia State Bar
    Bankruptcy Law Section (1991 - present)
    Nominating Committee (2006, 2007, 2008)
    Board of Governors (1996-2002)
    Chair (2001-2002)
    Vice Chair (2000-2001)
    Secretary (1999-2000)
    Chairman of CLE Committee (1998-1999)
  • Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar Association
    Chair of CLE Committee (2014 - present)
  • Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association
    Board of Directors (1992 - 1996 and 2011 - present)
    President (2016 - 2017)
    Seminar Chair for 23rd Annual Hal J. Bonney, Jr. Bankruptcy Conference (2013 - 2014)
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Norfolk Division Bankruptcy Bar Liaison Committee
    (1992 - 1993, 1994 - 1995, 2001 - 2002, 2006 - 2009, 2016 - 2017)
  • Listed among The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation and Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2018-2021
  • Listed among The Best Lawyers in America® in the fields of Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2017-2021
  • Listed among the "Legal Elite" by Virginia Business magazine for Bankruptcy/Creditors' Rights, 2014 and 2016

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  • University of Richmond School of Law, J.D.,
  • Cornell University,
    Ithaca, NY
    B.S. Business Administration and Management 
Admitted to Practice
  • Commonwealth of Virginia