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Robyn P. Ayres
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Richmond, Virginia Attorney
Robyn P. Ayres

Phone: 804.346.0600


Languages: English

Robyn Ayres joined Goodman, Allen Donnelly in 2004. She has devoted her practice to defending physicians, nurses, hospitals and other health care providers in malpractice litigation. Her practice also includes health care law, commercial law and products liability litigation, in which she gained experience before joining Goodman Allen Donnelly. Ms. Ayres effectively and efficiently manages an extremely active trial docket. In the last five years she has tried more than 20 complex and high exposure medical malpractice cases to verdict in multiple jurisdictions throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. In 2008 alone, Ms. Ayres successfully defended 5 of the 16 reported “Million Dollar Med Mal Defense Verdicts” reported by Virginia Lawyers Weekly . Ms. Ayres has been consistently recognized by her peers as a Virginia Super Lawyer “Rising Star” in medical malpractice defense, Law and Politics and Virginia Super Lawyers magazine (2009-2012) and  a Virginia Super Lawyer in 2014.  She was also the recipient of the 2013 Chappell-Morris Award by the Virginia State Committee of the American College of Trial Lawyers for her trial skills, professionalism, ethical and moral standards and character.  Goodman Allen Donnelly was recently selected as a 2013 “Go-To Law Firm” in contracts litigation at the top 500 companies due primarily to Ms. Ayres leadership.


  • University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law, Richmond, Va.,
    J. D. (cum laude) (2002)
  • Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va., B.A. (magna cum laude) (1999)


  • Commonwealth of Virginia, 2002
  • The United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, 2002
  • The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 2002
  • The United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia, 2002

Areas of Practice:

  • Health Care
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • State Board Licensing & Credentialing
  • Products Liability

Professional Affiliations, Awards and Service

  • Chappell-Morris Award by the Virginia State Committee of the American College of Trial Lawyers 2013
  • Virginia Super Lawyers “Rising Star”, Law and Politics, Virginia Super Lawyers Magazine 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Virginia Super Lawyer, Law and Politics, Virginia Super Lawyers Magazine 2014
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
  • American Bar Association
  • The Richmond Bar Association
  • Henrico Bar Association

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Goodman Allen Donnelly

4501 Highwoods Parkway, Suite 210
Glen Allen, VA 23060
United States

Law Firm Contact: G. Wythe Michael, Jr.

Tel: 804.346.0600

Fax: 804.346.5954



Member Since: 2009

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