On March 5, 2016, Mr. Waterman’s law firm, Patten Wornom Hatten & Diamonstein, was nominated for The Legal Elite 2016 Awards of and by The Corporate America Legalelite TwentySixteen. Living up to that, on March 4, 2016, PWHD’s asbestos trial team earned a $7,000,000.00 jury verdict for a mesothelioma victim in Newport News Circuit Court.