Richard Howard-Smith is a tax and business lawyer who concentrates his practice in estate planning and administration, including tax-motivated and other sophisticated planning, business entity planning, formation and restructuring, and various business matters. His practice also includes expertise in business acquisitions, sales and mergers, charitable giving, tax-exempt organizations and general business work.
Richard and his wife, Susan, reside in Ivy, and are proud of their three grown children, and their son-in-law and daughter-in-law. In his leisure time, Richard enjoys world travel, spending time with his children and in-laws, wine, golf, and as much exercise as he can.
Flora Pettit PC is a sophisticated mid-sized business and litigation law firm providing services through offices in Charlottesville and Harrisonburg, Virginia. Its attorneys have a depth of knowledge and experience that serves its clients well and allows its attorneys to bring even greater resources to complex representations. The law firm’s history includes the 2014 merger of two successful central Virginia law firms – Feil, Pettit & Williams, PLC and Lenhart Obenshain PC.