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Lewis Stoneburner has more than 39 years of experience representing those suffering as a result of catastrophic medical malpractice and personal injuries, as well as handling commercial tort cases. He has successfully handled numerous neurological birth-related injuries and brachial plexus cases.

Lewis is listed in Best Lawyers in America in medical malpractice law, and in 2011 was named Best Lawyers “Richmond Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the Year.” He was selected as one of the “Top 100 Virginia Super Lawyers” and “Top 50 Richmond Area Super Lawyers” in 2014, and is AV® rated, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards.

He served as president of the Virginia Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, the Virginia and Southern Trial Lawyers Associations and the American Association of Justice.


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Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 50%
    39 years
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    Less than 1 year
  3. Wrongful Death: 10%
    Less than 1 year
  4. Birth Injury: 10%
    39 years

Attorney endorsements

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  • Elliott Matthew Buckner

    Lewis is a tireless advocate for his clients. His passion and drive are behind every client, in every case.


    Elliott Buckner Car accident Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Mark D Dix

    Lewis is an aggressive and compassionate advocate for his clients in the most serious of medical malpractice and birth injury cases.


    Mark Dix Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Cantor Stoneburner Ford Grana & Buckner

7130 Glen Forest Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, VA, 23226


VAAuthorized to practice law197603/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Medical MalpracticeBest Lawyers in America®2016
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2016
Richmond Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the YearBest Lawyers in America®2015
Richmond Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the YearBest Lawyers in America2015
Medical MalpracticeBest Lawyers in America®2014
Medical MalpracticeBest Lawyers in America®2013
Medical MalpracticeBest Lawyers in America®2012
Top Rated LawyerAmerican Lawyer Media2012
Top Rated LawyerMartindale-Hubbell2012
"Top 5 Richmond Area Super LawyersVirginia Super Lawyers®2012
Richmond Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the YearBest Lawyers in America®2011
Medical MalpracticeBest Lawyers in America®2011
Medical MalpracticeBest Lawyers in America®2010
Medical MalpracticeBest Lawyers in America®2009
Medical MalpracticeBest Lawyers in America®2008
Medical MalpracticeBest Lawyers in America®2007
Medical MalpracticeBest Lawyers in America®N/A
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors1992 - Present
American Association of JusticeN/AN/A
Pound Civil Justice InstituteSupporting FellowN/A
Richmond Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Virginia Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Virginia State BarN/AN/A
Southern Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
National College of Trial AdvocacyN/AN/A
Million Dollar Advocates ForumN/AN/A
Litigation Counsel of AmericaSenior FellowN/A
American Board of Trial AdvocatesVirginia Chapter President2008 - 2009
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationMedical Malpractice Legislation Subcommittee Chair2000 - 2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
Hampden-Sydney CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A