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Twenty-three Lawyers Placed on Legal Elite 2008

Published on: 11/30/2008

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA --- Twenty-three lawyers at the Sands Anderson Marks & Miller firm have been selected by their peers to be included on the Virginia Business Magazine 2008 Legal Elite list published in December, firm President Pierce Rucker announced today.

"The management, attorneys and staff of the firm are gratified that so many of our lawyers are recognized as elite practitioners in Virginia," said Rucker. "Our clients can be proud that their lawyers continue to be cited for their knowledge and commitment to the highest standards of practice and service," he remarked.

Chosen for inclusion this year are: Cecil H Creasey, Jr, in Legislative/Regulatory/Administrative Law; Andrew Biondi as Young Lawyer (Under 40); Stefan M. Calos in Business Law; John B. Catlett, Jr. in Taxes/Estates/Trusts Law; James E. Cornwell, Jr. in Real Estate/Land Use Law; C. Michael DeCamps in Labor/Employment Law; C. Thomas Ebel in Bankruptcy Law; Benjamin W. Emerson in Real Estate/Land Use Law; Jeffrey H. Geiger in Intellectual Property Law; Terence L. Graves in Alternative Dispute Resolution; Margaret F. Hardy in Legal Services/Pro Bono; Elaine R. Jordan in Construction Law; Phyllis C. Katz in Legal Services/Pro Bono; Benjamin R. Lacy, IV in Legislative/Regulatory/Administrative Law; Bruce L. Mertens in Taxes/Estates/Trusts Law; George O. Peterson as Young Lawyer (Under 40); Brian R. Pitney in Business Law; M. Pierce Rucker in Health Law; Douglas P. Rucker, Jr. in Civil Litigation; J. Jonathan Schraub in Civil Litigation; Henry C. Spalding, III, in Labor/Employment Law; William N. Watkins in Alternative Dispute Resolution; and C. Randolph Wimbish, III, in Health Law.

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