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Burgess and McRoberts elected shareholders

Published on: 1/27/2014

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA - W. Ashley Burgess and Andrew R. McRoberts have been elected shareholders of the Sands Anderson PC law firm, according to firm president L. Lee Byrd.

"Ashley and Andrew are excellent attorneys and strong team players. Each possesses the positive attributes we require of shareholders of the firm," said Byrd. "We're very proud that Ashley began his career at our firm as a summer associate and has steadily built a prosperous practice as a member of the Business Group. Andrew successfully transitioned to our Government Group after many years of service in the public sector. His practice has enjoyed significant and sustained growth since he joined our firm."

Burgess earned his law degree at George Mason University School of Law, where he was research editor of the George Mason Civil Rights Law Journal. He is a graduate of James Madison University, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree magna cum laude. As a member of the Business Group, Burgess focuses his practice on business formation and transactions, bankruptcy law, and creditors' rights, as well as business litigation.  He represents individuals and businesses in state and federal courts across the Commonwealth. Burgess is listed as a "2013 Super Lawyers Rising Star" in bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights and in Virginia Business's 2013 Legal Elite for business law.

McRoberts earned his law degree at the University of Richmond's T. C. Williams School of Law and received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of William & Mary. As a member of the Government Group, McRoberts focuses his practice on land use and zoning, subdivision, real estate, tax assessment, special service districts, and litigation for local governments across Virginia, as well as for private clients. In 2012, McRoberts was awarded the Local Government Attorneys of Virginia's highest honor - the Edward J. Finnegan Award for Distinguished Service.

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