Twenty-One Sands Anderson attorneys named to 2020 Best Lawyers® List

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA (August 15, 2019) — Sands Anderson PC is pleased to announce that twenty-one lawyers have been included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

Best Lawyers has published their list for more than three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals.

Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.

Sands Anderson PC would like to congratulate the following attorneys named to 2020 The Best Lawyers in America list:

  • Lee Byrd – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – Environmental, Litigation – Municipal
  • Michael DeCamps – Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Robert B. “Chip” Delano, Jr.– Appellate Practice, Insurance Law, Litigation – ERISA
  • Thomas Ebel – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Benjamin W. Emerson– Municipal Law, Real Estate Law
  • Terrence L. Graves– Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Transportation Law
  • Matthew D. Green– Insurance Law
  • Margaret F. Hardy– Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Bradford A. King– Education Law
  • Michael T. Marr– Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Edward J. McNelis, III– Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Bruce L. Mertens– Trusts and Estates
  • Brian G. Muse– Employment Law – Management
  • Brian R. Pitney– Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Real Estate Law
  • Douglas P. Rucker, Jr.– Corporate Law, Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Cullen D. Seltzer– Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs
  • Daniel M. Siegel– Litigation – Municipal, Municipal Law
  • Roy M. Terry– Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • William N. Watkins– Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Construction, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Elizabeth L. White–  Litigation – Real Estate
  • Douglas A. Winegardner– Admiralty and Maritime Law, Litigation – Insurance

Attorneys Douglas P. Rucker, Jr. and Bradford A. King were also named in Best Lawyers’ Lawyers of the Year list for Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants and Education Law, respectively.

 About Sands Anderson PC

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