Title: Managing Partner
Company: Dunton Simmons & Dunton
Location: White Stone, Virginia, United States of America
Ammon G. Dunton Jr., Managing Partner at Dunton Simmons & Dunton, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of law.
Inspired by his father, an attorney who operated the firm where he currently works, Mr. Dunton started off in a different field and studied history at Yale University, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in 1957. He then shifted into law and earned his law degree from the University Of Virginia School Of Law in 1962. Immediately after graduating, Mr. Dunton began his career as an associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York City, a position he held until 1967, when he became a partner at Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, where he is currently employed.
Outside of his immediate professional responsibilities, Mr. Dunton has served his country and completed service with the US Army as a military officer. He has maintained professional affiliation with a number of organizations and is the President of the Tidewater Foundation and Chairman of the Northern Neck Orchestra. He has served as President of the Northern Neck Bar Association, the Lancaster Virginia Historial Society, the Northern Neck Historical Society, and as Vice President of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. Furthermore, Mr. Dunton has served as Chairman of Bay Banks of Virginia, the Bank of Lancaster, and the Northern Neck Insurance Company. As a testament to his successes in the field, he was selected to Super Lawyers from 2006 to 2019 and has built a career as a top-rated attorney in the eastern Virginia area.
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