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Eighteen Sands Anderson Attorneys Named to 2020 Virginia Super Lawyers®

May 7, 2020

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Richmond, Virginia

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA (May 7, 2020)—Sands Anderson PC, a Mid-Atlantic law firm, has 18 attorneys listed among the “Top Attorneys in Virginia” according to the 2020 edition of Super Lawyers® Magazine. This recognition is for lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice, and only five percent of attorneys in Virginia receive this distinction.

We are pleased to announce the following attorneys were named to the 2020 Virginia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists:

2020 Virginia Super Lawyers

W. Ashley Burgess – Business/Corporate

L. Lee Byrd – Business Litigation

Robert B. “Chip” Delano, Jr. – Appellate

Jeffrey H. Geiger – Business Litigation

Terrence R. Graves – Transportation/Maritime

Ruth T. Griggs – Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense

Margaret F. Hardy – State/Local/Municipal

David W. Hearn – Personal Injury Products: Defense

Bruce L. Mertens – Estate & Probate

Brian G. Muse – Employment & Labor

Douglas P. Rucker, Jr. – Professional Liability: Defense

Cullen D. Seltzer – Civil Litigation: Defense

William N. Watkins – Personal Injury General: Defense

2020 Virginia Rising Stars

Faith A. Alejandro – Employment Litigation: Defense

David G. Boyce – Civil Litigation: Defense

Eric C. Howlett – Intellectual Property

Madelaine A. Kramer* – Civil Litigation: Defense

David C. Tait – State/Local/Municipal


Super Lawyers Magazine, a publication of Thomson Reuters, sends nomination surveys to a majority of licensed attorneys in Virginia, collects the results and conducts “a detailed research process that evaluates each candidate based on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement,” according to the editors. The results of the process are published annually.

*Madelaine Kramer has also been named to the 2020 Washington D.C. Rising Stars list.


About Sands Anderson PC
Sands Anderson PC is a Mid-Atlantic law firm that guides clients with united support for their complete legal needs. As a consultative ally, we represent businesses, government entities, insurance companies, healthcare organizations, and individuals from our six offices located throughout Virginia and in North Carolina. We are a true team of legal professionals committed to a collaborative and inclusive workplace, as well as supporting the economic growth of the communities where we operate. For more information, visit sandsanderson.com.