Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) March 24, 2009
Richmond, Virginia lawyer M. Pierce Rucker has been re-elected President of the law firm of Sands Anderson Marks & Miller, P.C., by the members of the Board of Directors, Board member L. Lee Byrd reported today.
Rucker was tapped in late January for another one-year term leading the firm's management team.
"With his excellent leadership skills, understanding of our firm's strategic goals and effective management style, the Board continues to believe that Pierce is in the best position to shepherd the firm's attorneys and staff as the firm continues its progress toward becoming one of the premier mid-sized law firms in the Mid-Atlantic region," said Byrd.
Rucker practices principally in the healthcare law group at the firm, where he represents physicians and other health care professionals and entities in administrative and legal actions. He also represents businesses and their executives in litigation and other business disputes and assists service professionals with issues of professional malpractice defense law. His entire legal career has been spent at Sands Anderson, where he has served a number of terms on the Board of Directors and in a variety of other leadership roles.
Rucker is listed in the Best Lawyers in America and, for the last four years, has been listed in Virginia Business' Legal Elite for his health law experience. Rucker received his bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia and his law degree from Washington & Lee University.
"Sands, Anderson has been experiencing tremendous growth in both the nature and scope of our practices, and I am excited about continuing to help our lawyers and staff meet the challenges this growth presents," Rucker said.
Founded more than 150 years ago, Sands Anderson has 78 lawyers practicing among its offices in Richmond, Blacksburg, Fredericksburg and McLean, Virginia, and the Research Triangle of North Carolina. In 2008, it was ranked 9th in the Virginia Lawyers Weekly annual listing of the state's largest law firms. Sands Anderson provides a full range of legal services to corporations and businesses, healthcare providers, financial institutions, state and local governments, the insurance industry and individuals. For more information, visit http://www.SandsAnderson.com
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