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Eleven Attorneys Selected For New 2009 Best Lawyers in America

Published on: 11/10/2008

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA --- Eleven lawyers at the firm of Sands Anderson Marks & Miller have been listed in the latest issue of Best Lawyers in America, reports M. Pierce Rucker, president of the Virginia-based law firm.

"We have the good fortune of having in our ranks some of the finest practitioners of professional liability law, insurance law and commercial litigation in the state, and we're pleased that their peers have endorsed them for this list of the best," said Rucker.

Listed this year are: C. Michael DeCamps, Labor and Employment Law; Robert B. Delano, Jr., Insurance Law; Benjamin W. Emerson, Municipal Law; Mary Louise Kramer, Workers' Compensation Law; Ben R. Lacy IV, Government Relations Law; Albert M. Orgain IV, Insurance Law and Transportation Law; S. Vernon Priddy III, Appellate Law; Douglas P. Rucker, Jr., Professional Malpractice Law; M. Pierce Rucker, Medical Malpractice Law; J. Jonathan Schraub, Professional Malpractice Law; and William N. Watkins, Personal Injury Litigation.

Best Lawyers in America also reported that the Sands Anderson firm was listed #1 in the state for Insurance Law and Professional Malpractice Law. The firm also occupies the top position in McLean for Professional Malpractice Law; and in Richmond for Insurance Law, Professional Malpractice Law and Transportation Law, according to the Best Lawyers publication.

In 2008's list, eight Sands Anderson Marks & Miller attorneys were listed. Released online last September in its 15th Edition, this is the 26th year that this national directory of peer-reviewed attorneys has been in existence. It has earned a reputation as one of the most difficult to be selected for and one of the most desirable.

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