Jennifer D. Royer

Jennifer RoyerMartindale-Hubbell Peer Review – AV Preeminent Rating

Phone: (540) 387-2320
Fax: (540) 389-2350

Ms. Royer’s practice focuses on all aspects of civil litigation and civil appeals. She has handled a wide range of litigation matters including business torts, contracts, real estate, land use, easements, mechanic’s liens, commercial and residential leases, employment discrimination, fiduciary disputes, insurance defense, premises liability, adult guardianships, and defense of local governments.

Ms. Royer’s transactional experience includes structuring and negotiating various vendor and independent contractor agreements, professional services and employment agreements, nondisclosure agreements, non-compete agreements, commercial leases, real estate contracts, and asset purchase agreements.

Prior to associating with Guynn & Waddell, P.C., Ms. Royer was employed with a northern Virginia law firm, interned with the Civil Division of United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia, and worked in the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Office for Protection and Advocacy.

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
  • United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia


  • University of Richmond School of Law, Juris Doctor, cum laude
    • Richmond Journal of Law and Public Interest, Manuscript Editor
    • Moot Court Board
    • Trial Advocacy Board
  • University of Richmond, Bachelor of Arts
    • Majors: Philosophy/Political Science
    • Minor: Theatre Arts

Professional Associations, Memberships and Community Service

  • Virginia State Bar
  • Ted Dalton American Inn of Court
  • Salem/Roanoke County Bar Association
  • Virginia Women Attorney’s Association, Director (2010-2011, 2012-2014), Secretary (2011-2012)
  • Virginia Women Attorney’s Association, Roanoke Chapter, Member at Large (2013-2014)
  • Loudoun County Bar Association, Director (2008-2011)
  • Loudoun County Chapter: President (2006-2008), Secretary (2005-2006)
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Loudoun County, Inc.
    • Founder’s Committee (2004-2005)
    • Director (2005-2008)
    • Pro bono counsel (2008-2010)
  • Children’s Defense Fund’s Beat the Odds® Program, Loudoun County Chapter
    • Scholarship Committee, Chair (2005-2009, 2010-2011)
    • Volunteer Coordinator (2006-2008, 2009-2011)


  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review – AV Preeminent Rating
  • Virginia Super Lawyer, Rising Star
  • Harry L. Carrico Pro Bono Award
  • Trial Advocate Award from the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Order of the Barristers

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