“I enjoy helping my clients find solutions that address important legal needs while creating new outcomes they may not even know are possible.”
Vivian Seay Giles
Vivian Seay Giles is a steadfast attorney with over 25 years of experience serving her community with legal support. She began her career in tax consulting and compliance at a tax law firm and then a Big 5 accounting firm, which started the foundation of her role as a legal professional. Today, she helps local governments, businesses, individuals, and families navigate finance-related legal matters as well as a host of other similar challenges.
As a problem solver, Vivian digs deeply into the nuances and complexities her clients face. Whether she’s working with county administrators on budget goals and debt restructuring needs or with families to unravel legal intricacies in their financial matters, she remains a forthright ally. As she supports each client, Vivian looks from all angles in order to help them address known and unknown roadblocks and opportunities. Her goal is to leave no gaps in their strategies and maximize what’s possible. No matter the legal outcomes her clients seek, Vivian helps them unravel the minutiae, create a course of action, and come out ahead.
In her spare time, Vivian enjoys traveling to new locations and experiencing the local culture, from weekend getaways to longer adventures. She’s also a proud mom to four children.
Legal Elite, Administrative/Government, Business Law, Virginia Business Magazine, 2019-2020
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New York University LL.M., 1992
College of William and Mary J.D., 1991
University of Virginia B.S., 1988
Virginia Supreme Court
United States Bankruptcy Court Western District of Virginia
United States Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Virginia
United States Federal District Court Western District of Virginia
Southern Virginia Food Hub, Member of the Board
Career and Technical Education (CTE) Advisory Board, Virginia Department of Education, Former Member
Civic Engagement Committee, Virginia Local Government Managers Association
Virginia State Bar Local Government Attorneys of Virginia
Virginia Association of Counties Economic Development and Planning Committee