Mary Lou Roberts
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 421-6251 (fax)
Mary Lou Roberts focuses her practice primarily on discovery issues in multi-jurisdictional litigation. She has coordinated national discovery for product liability, automotive, toxic tort and commercial litigation. She has a particular expertise in managing extensive document collections and productions, including those involving electronic records.
Through her associate general counsel position at Circuit City Stores, Inc., she gained extensive experience managing complex commercial and intellectual property litigation. In addition, she responded to subpoenas and government investigations, drafted contracts and provided general business advice.
In 2008, Circuit City recognized her with the North Star Award from over 300 nominations. This award was created to recognize employees who delivered superior service to customers, associates and communities. She was nominated by her internal clients for her ability to understand the business and provide practical advice to reduce the risk of litigation, as well as to aggressively defend litigation to reach a favorable result.
- Virginia, 1992
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1993
- University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1992, J.D.
- Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1989, B.A., Economics, Magna Cum Laude
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Virginia State Bar
- Virginia Bar Association
Past Employment Positions
Circuit City Stores, Inc., Richmond, Virginia: Associate General Counsel, 2004- 2009;
Senior Corporate Counsel, 1999 – 2004
Hunton & Williams, Richmond, Virginia (Litigation Team), 1995 – 1999
McGuireWoods LLP, Richmond, Virginia (Litigation Team), 1993 – 1995