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Jonathan E. Halperin

4435 Waterfront Drive, Suite 100 Glen Allen, Virginia 23060
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Halperin Law Center

Years In Practice


Phone Number (804) 527-0100


When you’ve been injured, don’t take chances with your future. The insurance company will not offer you a fair amount of compensation, which is why you’re going to need a skilled, aggressive injury lawyer to fight for you during this time.

Meet Jonathan Halperin, an attorney with a wealth of experience from three decades of trials in both state and federal courts. He was selected as a Virginia Super Lawyer® and has been selected to the list of Top 100 Attorneys in Virginia and Top 50 Attorneys in Richmond by Super Lawyers’®. Jonathan has also been named one of the Best Lawyers in Richmond by Richmond’s Style Weekly, and was selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America, 2015-2023 Editions from Best Lawyers®. He is also AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating they bestow on attorneys.

Mr. Halperin has been in practice for over 30 years, and during that time, he has left his mark on the law through ground-breaking legal actions. He has fought for the rights of victims, pursued many cases that challenged harmful products, and kept true to his focus on personal injury law.

Before he came to Richmond, Mr. Halperin was a Senior and Founding Partner of a boutique litigation law firm in Washington, D.C. He has lectured extensively in the fields of personal injury and trial law. Additionally, he taught federal practice and procedure at The Columbus School of Law for 7 years. He continues to present legal education courses and seminars to attorneys and legal staff for the Virginia Trial Lawyers’ Association. He has also lectured on behalf of the Roscoe Pound Foundation regarding the fundamentals of trial practice.

His accomplishments include:
  • Chairman, Civil Rights Section of the American Association for Justice (2023)
  • On the Board of Governors of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Selected as Virginia Leader In The Law 2015 by Virginia Lawyer’s Weekly
  • Selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America, 2015-2023
  • Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers and Law Firms 2018-2023
  • Selected as a Top Richmond Metro Law Firm by US News & World Report 2016-2023
  • Named one of the Top 100 Attorneys in Virginia by Super Lawyers®, in the top one percent for 2017 – 2021, 2023
  • Named one of the Top 50 Attorneys in Richmond by Super Lawyers® for 2017 – 2021, 2023
  • A long list of successful outcomes.
  • The establishment of the new tort of spoliation for destruction of evidence in the District of Columbia
  • Taught Federal Practice and Procedure as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Catholic University of America and Columbus School of Law
  • Teaches Continuing Legal Education to the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Taught Continuing Legal Education courses for the District of Columbia Bar
  • Was chosen to coach the American University Law School National Moot Court Team
  • Served as a Delegate to the Judicial Conference for the D.C. Court of Appeals
  • Served as a Steering Committee Member of the Injury to Persons and Property Section Committee of the D.C. Bar
  • Served as Master of the Bench of the Thurgood Marshall American Inn of Court


What legal services does this lawyer offer?
How is this lawyer compensated?
Contingency Fees
This lawyer is compensated by clients, often based on a contingency fee.
Bar Admissions
District of Columbia
Admitted in 1991
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
Admitted in 1991
Admitted in 1991
  • Top 50 Lawyers in Richmond, SuperLawyers

  • Top 100 Virginia Super Lawyers, in the top 1% in the state.

  • Selected as 2015 Leader in the Law by Virginia Lawyers Weekly
  • Voted one of Richmond's Best Lawyers in Style Weekly, 2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent 5 out of 5 Peer Rated for over 10 years
  • Selected to Virginia Super Lawyers (only the top 5% of attorneys in each state receive this honor)
  • AVVO Superb "10 out of 10" client rating
  • Selected by Super Lawyers as Top 100 of All Virginia Attorneys
Organizations & Affiliations
American Association for Justice
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Work Experience
Halperin Law Center
2008 - Current
Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America, J.D.
Graduated 1991
George Washington University, Bachelor of Science
Graduated 1987
Contact Details and Office Locations
4435 Waterfront Drive, Suite 100
Glen Allen, Virginia 23060
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