Bev Crump represents privately held businesses and their owners on a broad range of corporate and business matters including:

  • The formation, financing, and development of business entities
  • The representation of business entities and their owners in business acquisitions and sales transactions
  • Advice with respect to business structure issues and succession planning
  • Estate planning for business owners, managers, and professionals

Bev also represents commercial real estate owners, developers, and lenders on real estate matters, including but not limited to the development and financing of industrial, commercial, and residential real estate projects. Bev has served as an expert witness in corporate and business litigation matters in both Virginia state and federal courts.

Before joining ThompsonMcMullan in 2018, Bev was a founding member of DurretteCrump. Prior to that, he was a founding member in the firm of McSweeney, Burtch and Crump.

  • University of Virginia School of Law, L.L.B., 1968
  • New York University, L.L.B. (Taxation), 1971
  • University of Virginia, B.A., 1963
  • United States Navy, 1963-1965 (Lt. USNR Ret.)
  • Reorganization of software sales and consulting company to accommodate minority investment by leading international investment bank
  • Organization and development of national data strategy enterprise
  • Sale of regional chain of convenience stores
  • Formation, development and sale of regional subcontractor to private equity fund
  • Development and financing of over 6 million square feet of industrial warehouse facilities
  • Development of International packaging machinery manufacturer
  • Sale of warehouse portfolio to NYSE REIT
  • Development and financing of multifamily residential properties
  • Leasing of industrial warehouse space to major tenants
  • Tax-free exchange of manufacturing facilities
  • Conduit financing of hotel property
  • Purchase of land, development, construction and sale of hospitality properties
  • Development of software licensing and consulting contracts
  • Development of dealer and agency agreements
  • Conservation and open space easements on undeveloped real estate
  • Acquisition of multi-state enzyme manufacturer
  • Representation of land owner in sale of land for multi-phase, multi-family residential real estate development
  • Trademark registrations
  • Acquisition of assets of multi-state construction company
  • Sale of a computer software development company to Fortune 500 company
  • Financing of $530,000,000 power plant in Hanover County, Virginia, for international lending institution, serving as local counsel
  • Counsel to management owner group in leveraged buy-out of manufacturing company with annual sales of approximately $700,000,000, serving as local counsel
  • Structured tax-advantaged reorganization of real estate developer in complex acquisition and refinancing of numerous real estate limited partnerships and limited liability companies
  • Representation of private auto parts manufacturer in acquisition by public company with acquired owners becoming largest shareholders, president, and chairman of surviving company
  • Partnership reorganization acquisition and conduit financing of a group of shopping centers
  • Estate plan preparation for high net worth individuals to pass on privately held business to succeeding generation with a minimum of adverse tax consequences
  • Assistance with formation, development, and acquisition of chain of retail health stores with subsequent sale to strategic purchaser
  • Assistance with acquisition and sale of marinas
  • Representation of sellers of national beverage company to strategic buyer
  • Representation of private paper company in sale of assets to public company
  • Virginia Business Magazine’s “Legal Elite”, Business Law, 2004 – 2006, 2008 – 2017, Real Estate/Land Use, 2007
  • Selected to Super Lawyers Virginia List, Business Law and Commercial Real Estate category, 2006 -2019, Top 100 in the state
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Corporate Law for 2012 – 2019
  • Virginia State Bar
    • Business Law Section
    • Real Property Section
    • Trusts and Estates Section
  • Bar Association of the City of Richmond
    • Founding Member of the Business Law Section
    • Chairman 2007
    • Executive Committee Member 2007 – 2013
    • Member, Real Estate Section
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