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Twenty Seven Lawyers Make Virginia Business Legal Elite List

Published on: 12/08/2010

Virginia Business magazine listed twenty-seven lawyers at Sands Anderson PC among their 2010 Virginia Legal Elite list, composed of practitioners selected by votes of other lawyers across the state, firm president M. Pierce Rucker reported today.

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

The 2010 total represents a record number of lawyers listed from among the firm's four Virginia offices, Rucker explained.  Nearly forty percent of the lawyers in the firm are included in the list this year. These are: Andrew Biondi, Young Lawyer (Under 40); 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; Ann Neil Cosby, Legislative/Regulatory/Administrative; C. Michael DeCamps, Labor/Employment: Robert B. (Chip) Delano. Jr.; Civil Litigation; C. Thomas Ebel, Bankruptcy; Karen S. Elliott, Labor/Employment; Benjamin W. Emerson, Real Estate/Land Use; Jeffrey H. Geiger, Intellectual Property; Terrence L. Graves, Civil Litigation; William A. Gray, Bankruptcy; Margaret F. Hardy, Legal Services/Pro Bono;; Phyllis C. Katz, Labor/Employment; Benjamin R. Lacy, IV, Legislative/Regulatory/Administrative; Paige A. Levy, Labor/Employment; Joel M. McCray, Health Law; Bruce L. Mertens, Taxes/Estates/Trusts/Elder Law; Jayne A. Pemberton, Young Lawyer (under 40); Brian R. Pitney, Business Law; M. Pierce Rucker, Health Law; J. Jonathan Schraub, Civil Litigation; Henry C. Spalding, III, Construction Law; William N. Watkins, Construction Law; and Carlyle R. (Randy) Wimbish, III, Health Law.

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