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Setliff Law, P.C.

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Setliff Law, P.C. is nationally ranked in 2 practice areas and regionally ranked in 5 practice areas. The U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Highlighted Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provided them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.

Transportation Law

As with railroad law, we have found Setliff Law to be excellent in all areas of transportation law and to be highly responsive.

Mark Bryant Buckingham Branch Railroad

Transportation Law

Setliff Law is always quick to respond to our needs and questions and always professional. We are very satisfied with the services received.

Transportation Law

The Setliff Law group is an outstanding group who are so helpful and easy to deal with.

Danielle Ferrell Tharpe Trucking

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Setliff Law is very engaged and gives great practical advice in litigation matters. I always enjoy working with them -- they bring intellectual zeal to the trial process.

William Baxter Dominion Energy

Transportation Law

Very knowledgeable law firm and easy to work with!!

Ernie Hamilton Associated Asphalt

Railroad Law

In our experience in working with Setliff Law for many years, we have found them to be excellent in all areas of railroad law and to be highly responsive.

Mark Bryant Buckingham Branch Railroad

Transportation Law

Setliff Law has consistently provided first-rate legal counsel over many years. Steve Setliff, along with his partners and associates, provide thorough, well-research counsel in the very complex field of transportation law. The firm's responsiveness and willingness to work with client, rather than dictate course of action, is second to none. Without fail, the results of working with Setliff Law have far exceeded expectations in almost every instance.

J. Ward Best Atlantic Bulk Carrier

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Setliff Law consistently provides excellent service, great results, and reasonable fees.

Railroad Law

We have worked with Setliff Law for many years. They know railroad law very well, better than any other firm we know of in this area. Also, they know us and the business/liability environment we operate in very well. The attorneys at Setliff Law are always responsive, either answering the phone or returning phone calls/emails/texts promptly.

Mark Bryant Buckingham Branch Railroad

Transportation Law

Steve Setliff, his partners and his associates work tirelessly on their clients behalf. Setliff Law is an invaluable partner with carriers of all sizes because of its expertise and familiarity with transportation law. Through his dedication to his clients, Setliff has established himself as the go-to counsel in central Virginia.

J. Ward Best Atlantic Bulk Carrier

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Setliff Law is very professional and responsive. Their work product is of high quality and their results have been impressive.

Mark DiGiovanni Global Indem/United

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Setliff Law is very professional, responsive and knowledgeable.

Railroad Law

Setliff Law's expertise and experience in railroad law is exceptional.

Mark Bryant Buckingham Branch Railroad

Transportation Law

I have been dealing with law firms for over 40 years with liability issues in the transportation industry. Setliff Law is unequivocally my best "go to" firm in the legal profession to accommodate my legal needs. I have found Steve Setliff, to be highly knowledgeable in trucking industry issues and the handling of liability cases. Mr. Setliff is above reproach in dealing with clients and giving them peace of mind their case is getting the best care possible. He is not afraid to take a case to trial and excels brilliantly in the courtroom. Anyone who does business with Setliff Law is in good hands.

Alan Caviness Houff Transfer

Transportation Law

While we don't use Setliff Law for much in the way of transportation law beyond railroad law, there is some overlap and they know transportation law well.

Transportation Law

I have worked with Steve Setliff and several of his associates at the firm on a range of topics related to trucking transportation and personnel matters. The team at Setliff Law has always been responsive, without fail, and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to every inquiry. I'm pleased to consider Setliff Law a trusted business partner.

J. Ward Best Atlantic Bulk Carrier

Transportation Law

Steve Setliff and his associates are truly an expert team. They have helped me on a business level as well as personal.

Transportation Law

Setliff Law is very responsive and knowledgeable in transportation law and has served us well.

Gary Short Atlantic Bulk Carrier

Transportation Law

Setliff Law is an outstanding law firm. They are very thorough and responsive when the occasion arises that we need them.

Kevin Callahan Paxton Van Lines

Transportation Law

Setliff Law firm is ahead of the curve on responding and taking cases to the forefront.

M.C. Day AJ Transport

Transportation Law

Each member of Setliff Law goes above and beyond to ensure our company is represented well. They keep us actively engaged and informed on each case. Their knowledge in the transportation industry is unparalleled. Setliff Law prides themselves on providing continuing education to their clients and keeping us current on any new laws.

Transportation Law

Setliff Law has been the most professional Law firm we have worked with in my 35 years of business. Customer representation is above the charts for handling claims.

M.C. Day AJ Transport

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Setliff Law is an excellent outside counsel partner. They are very responsive, provide thoughtful analysis, and consistently perform at a very high level, both in and out of the court room. I have no reservations recommending them.

Jeremy Williams TRT Holdings, Inc.

Railroad Law

All of the attorneys from Setliff Law are excellent litigators, who are responsive to their clients and give great service.

Thomas Shumaker Norfolk Southern

Transportation Law

I have been in the transportation industry for the past 42 years. Setliff Law is by far the best firm I have ever had a relationship with. I met Steve Setliff a few years ago at a Virginia Trucking Association conference. Steve and a few of his associates came to my office shortly thereafter to introduce themselves. From our first meeting, Steve and his people were like family to me. Not only are they available 24/7/365, they are always checking to see how we are doing with keeping up with all of the changes in the transportation industry. Steve and his associates are just all around good people who take pride in what they do and truly care about their clients. Setliff Law not only represents me for business, they take care of any of my personal legal needs as well.

Chris Smith CR Smith Transport

Transportation Law

Over the years working with Setliff Law, I have always found Steve Setliff and his partners and associates to be responsive, professional and, more importantly, aggressive in pursuit of the best possible outcome for their clients. I would and have highly recommended Setliff Law in regards to a host of transportation-related issues.

J. Ward Best Atlantic Bulk Carrier

Transportation Law

My experience with Setliff Law has been outstanding. I have worked with multiple law firms in several states for workers' compensation, transportation, and employment law issues, and Setliff Law is certainly at the top. I have found Setliff Law to serve with the highest levels of integrity and customer service. Setliff Law does a terrific job in educating me on a personal level but also in group settings. Setliff attorneys present training programs at numerous conferences every year teaching groups about multiple subjects. Setliff is innovative and creative. An example is how they give recommendations on building a positive company image and presenting such on your company web site. I would wholeheartedly recommend Setliff Law for not only transportation law, but workers' compensation issues and employment law issues.

Fred Lackey Shenandoah Growers

Transportation Law

My experience with Setliff Law has always been outstanding. They know my industry. They also bring true customer service to the legal world. They have always been quick to respond 24/7 for anything I may need. I had a strange issue that surfaced recently, and Steve Setliff was on the phone and the computer over a weekend with no notice walking our company through how to handle the situation. He was great! This has held true for all my dealings with Steve and the rest of his team.

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Setliff Law provides top flight legal services at reasonable rates.

Mark DiGiovanni Global Indem/United

Transportation Law

In depth experience in handling transportation matters. Setliff Law has strong litigators with substantial courtroom experience. While the firm is small, it is formidable and achieves good results for its clients. We retain them for matters in Richmond and in surrounding areas, state and federal court.

Roger A. Petersen Norfolk Southern Corporation

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Setliff Law is a small but experienced law firm with real trial experience. Able to handle large matters efficiently.

Transportation Law

I have used Setliff Law many times and will in the future.

Nate Keller Thompson Trucking

Transportation Law

Setliff Law is great group of people; love working with them.

Wes Stewart Stewart Moving

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Setliff Law is a small firm with a great deal of expertise in the area. It is dependable and will provide excellent representation for the clients.

Roger A. Petersen Norfolk Southern Corporation

Railroad Law

Setliff Law is always available to step into a case and provide excellent legal services.

Robert Wells Norfolk Southern Corp.

Railroad Law

We have worked with Setliff Law for many years as we defend ourselves in a tough legal environment for railroads. We have been very pleased with the representation and counsel we've received from Stephen Setliff and his team. They are very experienced in railroad law and in the particulars of defending railroads.

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Setliff Law provides top quality legal work. The attorneys are knowledgeable, accessible, and responsive. They have achieved outstanding results for Global Indemnity and its insureds.

Mark DiGiovanni Global Indem/United

Transportation Law

Setliff Law and its principal, C. Stephen Setliff, have successfully defended and fought claims on an array of topics for our business. The service and professionalism from Setliff and his staff have exceeded my expectations every time. The skills and knowledge he brings to the table are invaluable.

J. Ward Best Atlantic Bulk Carrier

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

I enjoy working with Steve Setliff and his firm and recommend them to others. They are responsive, thoughtful, and creative. They have achieved good results for us and have consistently worked within budgets.

Jeremy Williams TRT Holdings, Inc.

Transportation Law

Setliff Law currently serves as General Counsel for the Virginia Trucking Association. They have done outstanding work for a number of our members and provided exceptional service to the Association.

Dale Bennett Virginia Trucking Association

Transportation Law

I always trust that I am being given the best advice available from Setliff Law. There is never a feeling that hours and services are being piled on.

Transportation Law

This is the first time in my 40+ year career that I can truly say I have come across a lawyer that excels in all aspects of a professional relationship. Normally there is a trade-off in professional qualities, such as being brilliant at strategy but weak in civility, or the understanding is exceptional but you can never get a hold of them, etc.. Mr. Settliff and his firm are truly exceptional in "all" areas, and his expertise in transportation law has and continues to impress me every day. I cannot think of anyone I would rather have on my side than Setliff Law.

Chris Haney Payne Trucking Co.

Transportation Law

I have been in the Transportation Industry for 40 years and have never encountered a better law firm than Setliff Law. I am truly thankful that I was referred to him by my insurance broker. Steve and his associates care about their clients as if we are family. Setliff Law has represented my company with Virginia Workers Comp, OSHA, Virginia Department of Labor and Plaintiff Attorneys. I consider Steve a very good friend and recommend his firm to any one.

Chris Smith CR Smith Transport

Transportation Law

Steve Setliff and his associates have always been responsive and professional to the highest degree. Their expertise and enthusiasm for transportation issues puts the firm head and shoulders above the rest.

Gary Short Atlantic Bulk Carrier

Transportation Law

Setliff Law was very professional and thorough-- a true asset to our industry and business. Their team truly cares about the client in all aspects, always helping a tough situation be better. We would highly recommend Setliff Law to anyone with a need for a class act legal firm.

David Newman JD Newman, Inc.

Transportation Law

Setliff Law is ready, willing, and able to assist with questions at any time. They do a fantastic job of explaining the options available for each situation and advising which options offer the least amount of risk. I have been thoroughly satisfied with Setliff Law and will continue to work with them in the future.

Transportation Law

Our company is a freight railroad. Railroads operate in a very complex and challenging legal environment, and we have found Setliff Law to be very good and knowledgeable legal advisers and representatives.

Transportation Law

The team at Setliff Law has represented a number of railroads over the years. They have in depth knowledge of transportation law and will effectively and aggressively defend their clients. They have had great success in representing us and they are not afraid to go to court and try a case to verdict. While the firm is small they bring big firm expertise to the table.

Roger A. Petersen Norfolk Southern Corporation

Railroad Law

I have worked with Steve Setliff for years and have the utmost respect for his legal abilities, his responsiveness and his commitment. I would highly recommend him to anyone.

Jack Elmore The Kansas City Southern Railway Company

Railroad Law

The attorneys at Setliff Law are very experienced in railroad law, and we have been very pleased with the services they have provided. Importantly, the firm has extensive knowledge of railroad law and applies that knowledge in an effective way. They are also respected and well-connected in the railroad industry.

Mark Bryant Buckingham Branch Railroad

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