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32 Lawyers Named to Annual Virginia Business Legal Elite List

Published on: 12/31/2012

32 Lawyers Named to Annual Virginia Business Legal Elite List

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA--Virginia Business magazine has listed 32 lawyers at Sands Anderson PC in its 2012 Virginia Legal Elite list, which is composed of practitioners selected by votes of other lawyers across the state, firm president L. Lee Byrd reported today.

"Each year that we are recognized by our fellow professionals in these lists speaks strongly of the respect that our lawyers have earned by their dedication, integrity, and commitment to client service," said Byrd.

"Essentially half of the firm's Virginia lawyers are included in the list for 2012, and our total this year represents a record number of lawyers from among Sands Anderson's four Virginia offices," Byrd noted. The attorneys are: Stephen E. Baril, Civil Litigation; Andrew Biondi, Young Lawyer (under 40); W. Ashley Burgess, Business Law; L. Lee Byrd, Civil Litigation; Stefan M. Calos, Business Law; John B. Catlett Jr., Taxes/Estates/Trusts/Elder Law; James E. Cornwell, Jr., Real Estate/Land Use; M. Ann Neil Cosby, Legislative/Regulatory/Administrative; C. Michael DeCamps, Labor/Employment; Robert B. Delano Jr., Appellate Law; C. Thomas Ebel, Business Law; Karen S. Elliott, Labor/Employment; Benjamin W. Emerson, Real Estate/Land Use; Jeffrey H. Geiger, Intellectual Property; Colleen M. Gentile, Health Law; Terrence L. Graves, Alternative Dispute Resolution; William A. Gray, Bankruptcy/Creditors' Rights; Margaret F. Hardy, Legal Services/Pro Bono; David W. Hearn, Civil Litigation; Phyllis C. Katz, Labor/Employment Law; Bradford A. King, Legislative/Regulatory/Administrative;  Joel M. McCray, Health Law; Bruce L. Mertens, Taxes/Estates/Trusts/Elder Law; Peter M. Pearl, Bankruptcy/Creditors' Rights; Brian R. Pitney, Business Law; J. Jonathan Schraub, Civil Litigation; Cullen D. Seltzer, Civil Litigation; John C. Smith, Bankruptcy/Creditors' Rights; Henry C. Spalding III, Construction; Roy M. Terry Jr., Bankruptcy/Creditors' Rights; William N. Watkins, Construction; and Douglas A. Winegardner, Alternative Dispute Resolution.

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