NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 8, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PRA Group (Nasdaq:PRAA), a global leader in acquiring nonperforming loans, today announced that Brad Embree was named to the 2015 Virginia Legal Elite, the annual list of top lawyers in Virginia as voted by their peers.
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Embree, corporate counsel for PRA Group, was recognized on the Legal Elite Corporate Counsel List. His specialties include corporate law, commercial transactions, government contracts, mergers and acquisitions, business development, intellectual property and software license agreements. Prior to joining PRA in 2012, Embree was an attorney with Vandeventer Black LLP. He earned a J. D. degree from Tulane University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia.
Virginia Business partners with the Virginia Bar Association each year to accept nominations for the Legal Elite. Voting is open to any licensed Virginia lawyer, and electronic ballots are emailed each June to nearly 14,000 lawyers throughout the Commonwealth. An online ballot is also available on the magazine's website during the six-week voting period.
The full list of this year's recipients is published in the December 2015 issue of Virginia Business magazine and is also available online.
About PRA Group
As a global leader in acquiring nonperforming loans, PRA Group (Nasdaq:PRAA) returns capital to global banks and other creditors to help expand financial services for consumers in North America and Europe. PRA Group companies collaborate with customers to help them resolve their debt and provide a broad range of additional revenue and recovery services to business and government clients.
PRA has been recognized as one of Fortune's 100 Fastest-Growing Companies for three years and one of Forbes' Best Small Companies in America for eight consecutive years since 2007. For more information, please visit www.pragroup.com.
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