Firm Leaders

John Norris, Jr.John S. Norris, Jr., the President of the firm has been practicing law in the Norfolk/Virginia Beach area for the past 33 years. After graduating from the Washington and Lee University School of Law, and serving a clerkship for Justice A. Christian Compton of the Virginia Supreme Court, Mr. Norris commenced private practice with the firm of Williams, Worrell, Kelly & Greer in Norfolk, Virginia, where he became a partner in 1981. Since that time, Mr. Norris’ practice areas have centered on commercial litigation, primarily in the fields of insurance, construction, condemnation, securities and other business disputes.


Jim St. Clair James P. St. Clair has been practicing law in the Tidewater area since 1984. He began his practice as a law clerk to Judge J. Calvitt Clarke Jr., with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Mr. St Clair’s practice areas include insurance litigation, fire damage claims and personal injury law, including medical malpractice and products liability.


Rick RatajczakMr. Ratajczak has been practicing law in the Hampton Roads area for over 20 years. Previously with the Decker law firm, Mr. Ratajczak joined us in 2011. His area of specialty includes personal injury, criminal, traffic, immigration, real estate closing and corporate formations. Mr. Ratajczak has a BA in Finance from Michigan State University, and earned his JD at Syracuse University College of Law.