Frank Atkinson

Board Member

Frank Atkinson is a frequent lecturer at Virginia colleges and universities and the author of The Dynamic Dominion (1992), a primary text for university-level courses on Virginia government and politics. A former member of the University of Virginia Board of Visitors, Mr. Atkinson has held several public service appointments, including positions in the Department of Justice under President Ronald Reagan and legal counsel and policy director in the cabinet of Virginia Governor George Allen. 

He is now the chairman of McGuireWoods Consulting, LLC and a partner at McGuireWoods, LLP. His practice focuses on state and local government relations, economic development, privatization and public-private partnerships, education, and elections and voting rights. 

Mr. Atkinson holds J.D. from University of Virginia School of Law and B.A. from University of Richmond.