Douglas A. Winegardner - Sands Anderson PC
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Douglas A. Winegardner

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2016

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.







Office Location

Bank Of America Center, Suite 2400
1111 East Main Street
P.O. Box 1998
Richmond, VA 23218-1998
United States

Practice Areas

Admiralty and Maritime Law
Litigation - Insurance

Other Information

Gender: Male