Robert Edwin Sevila

Robert Edwin Sevila

Leesburg, Virginia

Robert E. Sevila is a principal with Sevila, Saunders, Huddleston & White, P.C. in Leesburg, Virginia, where he joined the firm as an attorney in 1974. Upon his graduation from law school, Mr. Sevila served as a trial attorney in the Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice from 1970 to 1974.

Mr. Sevila served on the Herndon Town Council and served as the Mayor for the Town of Leesburg from 1982 to 1992. Mr. Sevila has lectured to both private organizations and local governments on a variety of municipal and land use issues. In addition, Mr. Sevila has testified before Virginia House and Senate Committees on issues relating to land use, transportation, impact fees, transferable development rights, and annexation. He has also taught graduate courses in business law at the Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business, Shenandoah University. His practice emphasizes land use and administrative and municipal law, civil litigation, real estate, and commercial law.

Areas of Practice

  • Emphasizes Land Use And Administrative And Municipal Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Law

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1970


  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • J.D - 1970
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
    • B.A - 1967

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Town Council of Town of Herndon , Member, 1974 - 1976
  • Town of Leesburg, Mayor, 1982 - 1992
  • F&M Bank of Northern Virginia (currently BB&T), Co-Founder, 1986 - Present
  • F&M Bank of Northern Virginia (Currently BB&T), Charter Member, 1986 - Present
  • F&M Bank of Northern Virginia (Currently BB&T), Board of Directors, 1986 - Present
  • Board of Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce, Chairman, 2003
  • Commonwealth Transportation Board, Member, 2005
  • Loudoun County Bar, President
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Virginia State Bar, Member
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Virginia Bar Association, Member