RICHMOND, Va. (January 4, 2021) – Four attorneys have been elected shareholders of Sands Anderson PC, according to firm president Margaret F. Hardy. These new shareholders include F. Jesse Bausch, Michael R. Bedsaul, Gregory P. Bergethon, and Stephen V. Durbin.
“Jesse, Mike, Greg and Steve are an incredibly hard-working group of attorneys, and each are standouts in their respective areas of law,” said Hardy. “We appreciate their dedication to exemplary client service and are pleased to have them as the newest shareholders of the firm.”
Jesse Bausch focuses his practice on public finance with an emphasis in the areas of traditional municipal bond issuance, securities law, and state and local government law. Jesse represents state and local issuers in financing a wide range of projects, from water and wastewater facilities to schools and court facilities. He represents underwriters and lenders in publicly offered and privately placed municipal bond issues. He also assists clients with post-issuance tax and disclosure and other securities issues related to municipal finance transactions. Jesse received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his law degree from George Mason University School of Law. He is based in the firm’s Richmond, Virginia, office.
Michael Bedsaul helps local governments, departments of social services, and other public agencies with their unique needs. At the intersection of government and litigation, Mike is experienced in municipal litigation, local government law, employment law, and representation of local departments of social services. He received his undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech and his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. He has been recognized in Virginia Business Magazine’s “Legal Elite” in 2016, 2017, 2019 & 2020. Mike resides in the firm’s Christiansburg, Virginia, office.
Gregory Bergethon is dedicated to helping businesses with corporate transactions including mergers, acquisitions, joint-ventures, and financings. In his practice, he also provides counsel regarding tax planning and strategy. Greg received his undergraduate degree from the University of Richmond and his law degree from The College of William & Mary Law School. He has been recognized in Virginia Business magazine’s “Legal Elite” in 2017, 2019 & 2020. Greg works in both the firm’s offices in Richmond and Virginia Beach.
Stephen Durbin focuses his practice on local government issues. His strengths lie in municipal litigation, taxation assessment defense and collection, eminent domain, construction law and land use issues. He also assists local governments with economic development matters, including the deployment of broadband networks. Steve received his undergraduate degree from Denison University and his law degree from The College of William & Mary School of Law. He has been recognized in Virginia Business magazine’s “Legal Elite” since 2020. Steve resides in the firm’s Christiansburg, Virginia, office.
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