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William A. Lascara


William A. Lascara


Bill Lascara is a firm shareholder focusing his practice on public procurement and government contract law, construction law, litigation, real estate, and corporate and transactional law.

For more than 20 years, Bill has represented small and large businesses as well as individuals providing his experience and knowledge in corporate transactions, public procurement and government contracts, business, real estate, labor, construction, creditors collection actions, insurance and administrative law issues, including general trial litigation and appellate practice. For 13 years, Bill served as Pender & Coward's CFO and he was in-house general counsel for a ship repair, electronics, construction and computer graphics industry company and its subsidiaries for all their legal requirements in these same areas of the law for over ten years.

A frequent speaker at conferences, continuing legal education seminars and Bar Association conferences, Bill shares his insights on topics including:

  • Construction Disputes on Commercial and Mixed Use Condominium Projects
  • Construction Lien Law in Virginia
  • Virginia Construction Law: How to Get Paid
  • Virginia Construction Law: What Do You Do When…?
  • Construction Lien Law in Virginia
  • Fundamentals of Construction Contracts
  • Ethics in Bidding and Relationships Among Competitors
  • Resolving Problems and Disputes on Construction Projects
  • Public Contracts and Procurement Regulations in Virginia
  • Construction Law for Public Projects
  • Virginia Law for Design Professionals

CBR, Inc. v. David A. Naff, 1997 WL 1088126, 1997 Bankr LEXIS 2385 (Bankr. E.D.Va. July 18, 1997)  

In re Taylor, 1998 Bankr. LEXIS 1791 (Bkrtcy. E.D.Va. Dec. 16, 1998)  

Turzac Construction Corporation v. Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation, Board for Contractors, 2007 WL 148825 (Va.App. Jan. 23, 2007)  

Cars Unlimited II, Inc. v. National Motor Company, Inc., 472 F.Supp.2d 740 (E.D.Va. Jan. 19, 2007); Cars Unlimited II, Inc. v. National Motor Company, Inc., 2007 WL 2344990 (E.D.Va. Aug. 15, 2007)  

Alexander v. Colston, 2015 Va. Cir. LEXIS 214 (Va. Bch. Cir. Ct. Jul. 2, 2015)  

In re Colston, 539 B.R. 738, 2015 Bankr. LEXIS 3478 (Bankr. W.D. Va. 2015)  

Roland v. Levin, 1998 Bankr. LEXIS 219, Case No. 96-27648, Chapter 11, APN 97-2234 (Bkrtcy. E.D.Va. February 18, 1998)  

  • Virginia Bar Association, Construction Law and Public Contracts Section and Real Property and Business Law Section Member since 1983, Past Chair of Construction Law and Public Contracts Section
  • Virginia State Bar Board of Governors, 1990-1992
  • Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association
  • Virginia Beach Bar Association
  • Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law 2019-2023, Construction Law 2020-2023
  • Virginia’s Legal Elite, Construction Law, 2013-2023
  • Coastal Virginia's Top Lawyers, Construction Law, 2016-2024
  • King Neptune XLIX in the Virginia Beach Neptune Festival, 2023
  • Virginia Beach Neptune Festival John J. Krueger Award, 2019
  • Triton in the Virginia Beach Neptune Festival, Court of King Neptune XXXIX, 2012
  • The Jefferson Trust Board of Trustees, 2016
  • Virginia Beach Vision Board of Directors, 2014-Present
  • Virginia Beach Neptune Festival, 2012 Triton, Board of Directors, 2013-Present, Executive Committee, 2015-Present, Friends Committee Fundraising, Co-Chair 2014, Chair 2015, 2016, Celebration Chairman 2017
William A. Lascara Shareholder Pender & Coward, P.C. Phone / Fax: (757) 490-6265