Profile: Wayland Hundley

Overview

Wayland Hundley is the primary business and corporate attorney for Dominion General Counsel, P.C. Wayland has developed a rare professional background working as part of corporate management teams and in law firms in legal, business and technology roles. His capability as a business attorney is enhanced by his prior experience working as the chief legal counsel for a $400 million public company and as a business development executive within the information technology industry. This unique background of law, business and technology allows Wayland to help business clients address issues from a practical, business-focused perspective especially where business law, business development and technology commercialization intersect.

Professional Experience

  • Helped national and regional businesses establish product development relationships with collaborators such as a Fortune 500 heavy equipment manufacturer (mobile robotics), one of the world’s leading tire producers (tire testing), a major Pacific Rim shipping company (automation), a leading analytics software developer (software) and a leading computer hardware developer (services and software).
  • Helped clients establish long-term customer and distribution agreements with companies such as three of the then US banks (CRM software), a major European phone company (SMS and marketing software), an international analytics software company (analytics software), a major robot developer (autonomous systems) and numerous US government agencies (data and programming) with projects ranging to $100 million.
  • Helped small business entrepreneurs manage their legal risks involving start-up, funding, staff hiring, trademark protection, branding development and contracts within sectors such as retail, restaurants, salons, professional organizations and technology services.
  • Helped clients identify, protect and commercialize valuable trade secrets and leading edge technology products, including establishing documents, strategies and procedures within industries such as energy, robotics, tire testing, chemicals and information technology.
  • Served as a registered lobbyist for pro-business legislation for prominent Virginia trade groups and a higher education institution; managed over thirty-five business-related lawsuits within the US and in five other countries; helped establish a high profile national industry-wide litigation program working with industry leadership; published over twenty-five legal articles for business managers; served as the chief legal counsel and subsidiary president for Remington, a $400 million 2,500 employee international sporting goods company.

Education

  • University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law, J.D. As part of classwork, served as a legislative assistant to the Virginia House of Delegates Speaker and Majority Leader.
  • Virginia Tech, B.S., Marketing Management. Served three years Class of 1984 president, co-founded university newspaper, served on various university boards and served as recruiting chairman of the German Club fraternity, one of Virginia Tech’s oldest organizations.
  • Fieldale-Collinsville HS. Served as senior class president; captain of baseball team; earned All-District in baseball.

Community Involvement

  • Virginia State Bar, Member
  • Fan Area Business Alliance, Inc., Member, Former President and Board Member
  • Altius Cycling Team, Member
  • BEAT Cycling Club, Member
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Member
  • Virginia Historical Society, Member
  • Tarpon and Bonefish Trust, Member
  • Trout Unlimited, Member
  • Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, Member
  • Groundwork RVA, Inc., Former Chairman, President and Board Member
  • Great Richmond Bicycle Coalition, Inc., Board Member
  • Richmond Athlete Hospitality Initiative, Former Leadership Team Chair
  • Modern art, architecture, fly fishing, cycling and outdoor enthusiast