Openings for Lawyers

Labor and Employment Attorney

Litigation Associate 

Complex Litigation Attorney (McLean)

Experienced Lateral Attorney (McLean)

Experienced Lateral Attorney (Fredericksburg)

Sands Anderson PC, is a full service law firm of about 70 attorneys with offices in Richmond, Christiansburg, Fredericksburg, McLean, Virginia, and Raleigh, North Carolina. We are committed to recruiting the best and brightest attorneys practicing in the American legal system. Each year, we aggressively seek highly-skilled and successful lateral attorneys to join our team and enable us to meet the needs of our firm's growing client base. Our lateral attorney effort is ongoing year-round as we intentionally grow the breadth and depth of knowledge and experience in our seven practice group teams, serving dozens of business sectors.

At Sands Anderson, we provide a comprehensive employee benefits package to full time benefit eligible employees which includes:

  • 401K with Firm Matching Contribution
  • Smart Phone Allowance
  • Employee Assistance Services
  • Holiday Pay
  • Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment coverage in the amount of 2.5 times your annual salary
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • Marketing Allowance and Support
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Medical Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Program
  • Paid Parking
  • Professional Dues and Continuing Education Allowance
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Wellness Program

We currently are seeking experienced attorneys for the following positions (Updated 2/5/2015). 

  • Labor and Employment Attorney

Sands Anderson PC, a medium size full service law firm, is strategically expanding our Labor and Employment group and is seeking an experienced attorney or group of attorneys with portable business to join our Richmond office. Candidates should have commensurate experience providing advice and guidance on a wide variety of employment, labor, and human resources issues that arise from day-to-day business operations as well as experience managing employment-related and commercial litigation. VA licensure required.

  • Litigation Associate

Sands Anderson PC seeks an experienced attorney to join our Coverage and Casualty Litigation Group.  Sands Anderson PC's Coverage and Casualty Litigation Group (CCLG) specializes in advising and representing corporations, individuals, insurance companies, and self-insured entities in litigation involving personal injury, wrongful death, policy coverage, product liability, ERISA, aviation and transportation liability, premises liability, professional liability, toxic waste, environmental claim defense and many other areas of significant liability exposure.

The coverage and casualty litigation attorneys of the CCLG have extensive trial and appellate experience in state and federal courts and in administrative proceedings before government agencies.  Our attorneys practice regionally and routinely qualify pro hac vice in states in addition to Virginia.


  • Virginia state bar licensure
  • 5-7 years of practice experience
  • Exceptional research and writing skills
  • Demonstrated litigation skills, including state and federal courtroom experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Exceptional client service skills
  • Exceptional organizational and prioritization skills with careful attention to detail
  • Willingness and ability to become familiar with firm structure, policies and practices
  • Ability to work independently and display initiative, diplomacy, tact and good judgment
  • Strong communication skills; both oral and written
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to project a positive and professional image
  • Ability to work well under pressure and exude patience and high stress tolerance

  • Complex Litigation Attorney (McLean)

Sands Anderson PC, a medium size, full service law firm, seeks an experienced attorney to join our McLean office.  Ideal candidate will possess 3-5 years of litigation experience, preferably handling professional liability, healthcare or business litigation. Proven research, writing, courtroom and trial experience required; ability to work independently and produce a high quality work product in a team oriented practice; strong communication and interpersonal skills; VA, DC and Maryland licensure required

  • Experienced Lateral Attorney (McLean)

Sands Anderson PC is strategically expanding our McLean office.  We are seeking attorneys with a significant practice and client base in the following specific areas to join our firm: Complex Business Litigation; Construction Litigation; Labor and Employment; Government Contracts; Estate and Tax Planning.   

  • Experienced Lateral Attorney (Fredericksburg)

Sands Anderson PC is strategically expanding our Fredericksburg office.  We are seeking lateral attorneys with significant experience and a portable book of business in the following specialty areas to join our firm: Business, Corporate and Securities, Construction and Real Estate, Corporate Healthcare Transactions, Mergers and Acquisitions. 

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit cover letter, resume, law school transcript & salary history in confidence.

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Janet Broadway
Director of Human Resources
Sands Anderson PC
P.O. Box 1998
Richmond, VA 23218
Direct: (804) 783-7222
Confidential Fax: (804) 783-7295

Angela M. Poulston
Human Resources Coordinator
Sands Anderson PC
Post Office Box 1998
Richmond, VA 23218-1998
Direct Phone: (804) 783-7274
Confidential Fax: (804) 783-7295

Sands Anderson is an Equal Opportunity Employer
and maintains a drug free workplace.