Bob Seabolt became Chief Operating Officer of Scott+Scott in 2022 after more than 40 years in the legal industry, including nearly 20 years as an accomplished trial lawyer, focusing on antitrust and general business litigation. In the 1990s, Bob served as managing partner of the 150 lawyer Virginia firm Mays & Valentine, which Bob led into a merger with Troutman Sanders (now Troutman Pepper) in 2001. As Troutman’s COO, Bob led the HR, IT, Marketing, Recruiting and Facilities functions. For four years after leaving Troutman in 2018, Bob was a consultant to law firms in sizes ranging from solo practitioners to over 100 lawyers. His consulting assignments included issues such as partner performance review and compensation, strategic planning, revenue enhancement and cost containment. As COO of Scott+Scott, Bob is responsible for administrative support, facilities, marketing/PR, and other operational aspects of the firm.