Brian R. Sanderson


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Brian R. Sanderson

Brian R. Sanderson joined the Firm in 2015 after 18 years in practice as a Principal with another local firm.  He has tried cases to verdict in all of the local courts, including the Federal courts.  He is a member of the Fairfax Bar Association, Defense Research Institute, and the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, Medical Malpractice Section.

Mr. Sanderson’s practice is concentrated primarily in the representation of individual and institutional health care providers.  He has defended the largest hospitals in the District of Columbia and Virginia, as well as community hospitals, emergency care centers, long-term care facilities, specialty and primary care practice groups, individual physicians and other licensed health care professionals.

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Mr. Sanderson also counsels clients regarding credentialing and disciplinary issues, Department of Health Profession proceedings, patient confidentiality, consent issues, and general risk management matters. In addition to health care liability, his experience includes defending products liability, legal malpractice, and premises liability claims.


  • George Mason University School of Law (1996)
  • James Madison University (1989)
Bar Admissions
  • Virginia State Bar, 1996
  • District of Columbia Bar, 1997
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2000
  • Eastern District of Virginia, 2000

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia State Bar (1996)
  • District of Columbia Bar (1997)
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals (2000)
  • Eastern District of Virginia (2000)


  • George Mason University School of Law, 1996
  • James Madison University, 1989

Professional Honors & Activities

  • U.S News - Best Lawyers in America®, Medical Malpractice Law: Defendants (2021-2024)
  • Virginia Business Magazine, Legal Elite - Health Law (2023)