Mr. Craddock focuses his practice on advising his clients and litigating matters related to fiduciary issues and litigation, including corporate governance issues, fiduciary duties of directors and officers of all types of business entities, shareholder disputes, dissolution actions, trust and estate issues, antitrust claims, and business fraud, conspiracy, tortious interference with contract, corporate raiding, unfair business practices, and unfair competition claims. He also has experience in complex construction litigation such as heavy industrial construction, architect and engineer professional liability, and surety claims, and has served as an arbitrator for construction disputes. Mr. Craddock is a trial lawyer and regularly litigates in federal and state court, including the Eastern District of Virginia.
Mr. Craddock offers his clients substantial experience with electronic discovery issues including matters relating to document preservation and retention, litigation holds and spoliation.
Mr. Craddock has served as an expert witness in the area of corporate governance and the standard of care of directors of Virginia corporations.
While serving as an attorney in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps, Mr. Craddock accumulated significant trial experience, having tried more than 15 jury cases and over 50 bench trials in one of the busiest criminal jurisdictions in the Army. He also served as a strategic plans officer for the JAG Corps leadership, providing analysis and counsel for restructuring the JAG Corps as part of Army transformation initiatives. Prior to becoming a judge advocate, he served as an infantry officer with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).
Mr. Craddock has been an adjunct professor at Washington and Lee University School of Law since 2009, where he teaches a five-credit third year practicum-based course on corporate governance counseling and litigation, and has taught courses in fiduciary litigation.