Tel: 804.864.1100

Tel: 804.864.1100

Ruth E. Nathanson


Direct Dial: 804.513.1840

VCard: Ruth E. Nathanson

BiographyProfessional ActivitiesEducationBar AdmissionsCivic AffiliationsAwards


Ruth Nathanson‘s practice includes civil and appellate litigation, administrative law, and energy matters. She has represented clients in various courts and before administrative bodies such as the Virginia Workers Compensation Commission and the Virginia State Corporation Commission. Ruth is a seasoned appellate lawyer, having served as a law clerk to the Honorable Justice Barbara Milano Keenan of the Supreme Court of Virginia. She has combined her persuasive legal writing and oral advocacy skills in the successful representation of clients before the Supreme Court of Virginia and the Court of Appeals of Virginia.


Professional Activities

  • Metropolitan Richmond Women’s Bar Association


  • College of William & Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, 1992 (National Moot Court Board)
  • University of Rhode Island, B.S., 1988, With Highest Distinction

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Civic Affiliations

  • Board, Richmond Jewish Foundation
  • Board, Aleph Bet Preschool


  • President’s Award, presented by the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond — 2015