Michael Phelan
Phelan Petty
3315 W. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23230
Phone: 804-767-6316
Fax: 804-767-4601
Email: mphelan@phelanpetty.com

Education:
J.D., University of Richmond School of Law, 1987
B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University, cum laude, 1984

Affiliations:
Massachusetts Bar Association, 1987 – present
Virginia Bar Association, 1989 – present
VTLA Board of Governors
AAJ BOG and past member of EC
American Board of Trial Attorneys (ABOTA)
Southern Trial Lawyers Association
Richmond Bar Association
Injury Board
Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys
Southside Barristers Association

Honors and Awards:
AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell National Law Directory since 1996
American Association of Justice, Above and Beyond Award recipient – 2020
American Association of Justice , Weiderman Wysocki Award – 2016 and 2019
American Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100 Trial Lawyers – 2007
The Best Lawyers in America – 2006 - 2020 (Personal Injury Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation, Product Liability Litigation)
Virginia Super Lawyers, 2006 -2020
Top 50: Richmond Super Lawyers, 2010 and 2012
Top 100 Virginia Super Lawyers, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2019 and 2020
United States Supreme Court, Outstanding Pro-Bono Service award for representing victims in the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund – 2003.

Areas of Practice:
Plaintiff’s personal injury, product liability, class action and mass torts.