Managing Partner and Founder
Gorham “Rory” Clark – Managing Partner and Founder
A native of Virginia with deep roots in his community, Rory has more than 30 years’ experience practicing elder law, estate planning, asset protection, Veteran’s affairs, and special needs planning. Through his personal journey, Rory not only understands the complex legal issues involved as a professional but also the intense emotional issues as a caregiver.
He has earned an “AV® Preeminent™, 5.0 out of 5″ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, meaning he is nationally recognized as a lawyer with the highest levels of skill and integrity and has reached the height of professional excellence. Rory has also earned an “AVVO” Superb” rating of “10 out of 10.”
Additionally, Rory is also an accredited attorney for the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims for veterans benefits before the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
In 2019, Rory authored The Family Estate Planning and Elder Law Guide. Rory is sought after as a frequent public speaker on issues of elder law, special needs, and taxation.
A longtime resident of Loudoun County, Rory was appointed Vice Chairman of the Loudoun County Zoning Board of Appeals in 2020 after many years of serving in the Board. In 2021, Rory was appointed a Director for the Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.