RICHMOND, Va. (December 8, 2022) – Sands Anderson PC is pleased to announce Varun Bahl has joined the firm as Chief Operating Officer. In this newly created position, Bahl will drive the firm’s strategic growth initiatives and optimize its business performance. He will also oversee all aspects of firm administration including finance, human resources, marketing, information technology and office services.
“Varun has the exact skillset necessary to support the firm as we usher in a new era at Sands Anderson,” said firm President Margaret Hardy. “We developed a bold plan for the future of our firm, and we are thrilled to have someone of Varun’s talent and experience committed to helping us see it through. With Varun’s guidance, we will continue to provide the highest level of service to our clients while also improving our overall business operations for long-term stability and growth.”
Bahl has nearly 10 years of experience leading change at law firms through business model innovation, legal project management, and process improvement. He comes to Sands Anderson from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto, California, where he focused on bringing people, practices, and technology together to address the unmet needs of law firms and their clients.
“It is an exciting time to be at Sands Anderson,” Bahl said. “The firm has been a staple of the legal community in Virginia for the past 180 years, and our foundation is very solid. I am honored to be a part of evolving the firm so we can continue to serve our clients and support our remarkable attorneys and staff for the next 180 years and beyond.”
Bahl earned a Master of Business Administration from the Ivey Business School in Ontario, Canada, and a Diploma in Business Administration from Cardiff University in Wales. He received his Bachelor of Commerce from the Delhi University in New Delhi, India. He is currently working towards a certificate in change management from the University of Cornell.