Regina Maria Policano

Regina Maria Policano

Richmond, Virginia

Ms. Policano is a MMR Partner, and began working for the firm upon its inception in 1987 when she was a first-year law student at William and Mary.  She worked for the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit as staff counsel before returning to private practice at MMR.

Ms. Policano specializes in complex civil litigation defense, appellate practice, professional malpractice defense/risk management, Title VII/employment law, business, environmental and commercial law, and products liability defense.  Her focus is on large, multimillion dollar cases.  She has successfully litigated in multiple federal and state courts, the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission, and a multitude of federal and state agencies, including the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and the Virginia Board of Accountancy.  She is a Virginia Supreme Court certified civil mediator with an emphasis on business and consumer contracts and is an arbitrator for the Better Business Bureau.  She is AV peer review rated (highest) in Martindale-Hubbell, endorsed for high ethical standing.

Ms. Policano joins with the other members of MMR in their commitment to excellence in representing insurance and self-insured clients throughout Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic region.

Areas of Practice

  • Professional Malpractice Liability Defense
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Bad Faith Defense
  • Business and Commercial Law
  • Federal and State Litigation
  • First and Third Party Coverage
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Product Liability Defense
  • Property Insurance Defense
  • Subrogation
  • Workers' Compensation

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1989
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania


  • The College of William and Mary,
    Marshall-Wythe School of Law
    Williamsburg, Virginia
    • Juris Doctorate - 1989
    • William and Mary, Law Review, 1987 - 1989
    • William and Mary, Law Review, Editor, 1988 - 1989
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • B.A. - 1983
    • Honors: High Distinction

Honors and Awards

  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Virginia Supreme Court Certified Mediator
  • Better Business Bureau Arbitrator

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • Virginia State Bar, Member
  • Virginia Bar Association, Member
  • Richmond Bar Association, Member
  • National Association of Appellate Court Attorneys, Founding Member
  • Richmond Claims Association, Member


  • Phi Delta Phi