Cooper, Spong & Davis was founded in the early 1950’s by former U.S. Senator William B. Spong, Jr. and former Lieutenant Governor of Virginia and Mayor of Portsmouth, Richard J. Davis. In 1963, that practice merged with the practice of Clyde W. Cooper and the firm became known as Cooper, Spong & Davis.
Cooper, Spong & Davis, P.C. is one of Portsmouth’s oldest law firms and has served the entire Hampton Roads area for over 50 years. The legacy of William B. Spong, Jr., who passed away in 1997, pervades our practice. His emphasis on duty and professionalism is reflected in our dedication and involvement in the Hampton Roads community and in our service to our clients. A number of our attorneys serve on state and local charitable, governmental and corporate boards and commissions. The firm’s current President and Managing Partner, Robert C. Barclay, IV, was a member of the Suffolk City Council and is currently the Chairman of the Board of the Economic Development of Suffolk. The firm’s past President and Managing Partner, David R. Tynch, has been recognized as a leader and visionary by the Portsmouth community and was named the City’s “First Citizen” in 2000. Additionally one of our Attorneys, Gregory M. Pomije, has previously served Portsmouth as its Commonwealth Attorney and as a Substitute Judge. He is Portsmouth’s Commissioner of Accounts, a Court Approved quasi-judicial position in which he oversees court-appointed fiduciaries such as executors of decedents’ estates.
Cooper, Spong & Davis, P.C. maintains an “AV” rating by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory which represents the directory’s highest ranking in the legal community for professional reputation and experience. The firm conducts a varied practice with emphasis placed on estate planning, estate administration, elder law, real estate transactions, commercial real estate development, corporations, creditors’ rights, collection law, municipal law, environmental law, partnerships and limited liability companies.
The firm’s focus is providing excellent legal services to its clients, while maintaining the personal attention that has become its hallmark. With its breadth of legal expertise and motivated staff, Cooper, Spong & Davis continues to provide its clients the quality representation that they have come to expect.