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Seventeen Lawyers Selected for Best Lawyers

Published on: 8/31/2011

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA--Seventeen lawyers from the law firm of Sands Anderson PC were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2012 (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.), firm President M. Pierce Rucker reported today.

"While it is always good to be noticed by your peers and included in lists of respected practitioners, the standards set by the Best Lawyers guides command a distinction that continues to elevate this recognition to a special status among the members of our firm," said Rucker.

"The lawyers and staff of Sands Anderson take great pride in the fact that, each year, additional attorneys from our ranks are nominated and selected for this important publication," he explained.

Listed in the 2011 edition of the Best Lawyers in America are:  Stephen E. Baril, Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Banking and Finance, Litigation-Trusts & Estates and Professional Malpractice Law; C. Michael DeCamps, Employment Law-Management and Litigation-Labor & Employment; Robert B. Delano, Jr., Appellate Practice and Insurance Law; C. Thomas Ebel, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Benjamin W. Emerson, Municipal Law; Terrance L. Graves, Personal Injury Litigation and Transportation Law; Phyllis C. Katz, Employment Law-Management; Ben R. Lacy IV, Government Relations Practice; Bruce L. Mertens, Trusts and Estates; Albert M. Orgain IV, Insurance Law and Transportation Law; Douglas P. Rucker, Jr., Corporate Law and Professional Malpractice Law-Defendants; M. Pierce Rucker, Commercial Litigation and Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants; J. Jonathan Schraub, Legal Malpractice Law, Professional Malpractice Law and Professional Malpractice Law-Defendants; Cullen D. Seltzer, Mass Tort Litigation; Daniel M. Siegel, Litigation-Municipal and Municipal Law; William N. Watkins, Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Construction and Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants; and Carlyle R. Wimbish III, Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants.

Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 39,000 leading attorneys cast almost 3.1 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

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