Shareholder at Sands Anderson PC since 2010; Chair of Aviation and Admiralty Practice Group. Former U.S. Navy JAG Corps officer 1994-2000; Former Trial Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, Torts Branch, Aviation and Admiralty Litigation from 2000-2001; Sands Anderson attorney since 2001. Tried approximately 50 cases to verdict.
Honors: Eagle Society, Aviation Insurance Association; Membership Chairman, DRI Aviation Section; Virginia Legal Elite 2009-2015; Best Lawyers in America 2015; Board of Directors, Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society; Military Decorations Include: Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals (3); Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation; National Defense Service Ribbon (3).
Bar Memberships: Virginia (2001); Ohio (Active 1994 through 2004, inactive currently); U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western District of Virginia; 4th and 5th Circuit Courts of Appeal, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, and U.S.Supreme Court.
Professional Associations: Aviation Insurance Association, International Air & Transportation Safety Association, Maritime Law Association, DRI, VADA, Aviation Crime Prevention Institute, Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association.
Areas of Practice: Aviation Litigation, Admiralty Litigation, Insurance Coverage and Defense, Product Liability.
Hobbies and Interests: Ashland Little League Baseball Coach 2006-current; Running and Fitness; Baseball; Motorcycle Riding; Travel.