Alexander C. "Sandy" Graham, Jr.
Sandy Graham's practice includes mergers and acquisitions; securities and banking; venture capital transactions; real estate development; antitrust; international business transactions; representation of national and state trade associations and of non-profit organizations; and hotel development and financing.
The co-author of “Controlling Financial Misconduct by Bank Employees: The Effect of Financial Privacy Laws,” which appeared in The Banking Law Journal, Mr. Graham also wrote and periodically updates the article on Redevelopment and Housing Authority Law in the Virginia Local Government Attorneys Handbook. He is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education seminars and has lectured on business organizations, international business transactions and issues affecting the construction industry.
Prior to joining Williams Mullen, Mr. Graham was a partner with Hirschler, Fleischer, Weinberg, Cox & Allen in Richmond, Virginia, and was chairman of the firm’s 17-lawyer Business Section. While at Hirschler, Fleischer, he concentrated his efforts in mergers and acquisitions work and represented a major bank in many commercial loans. He had been with the firm since 1987.
Mr. Graham serves on the boards of directors of The Esther Thomas Atkinson Museum of Hampden-Sydney College, the Goochland Free Clinic and Family Services, Battersea Foundation, Fralin Museum of University of Virginia and The McKenney Foundation.
Mr. Graham is a member of the Richmond, Virginia, and American bar associations and the Virginia State Bar. In addition, Martindale-Hubbell has rated him an AV attorney, its highest rating available. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Leisure and Hospitality law (2016-present).
Mr. Graham received his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1975. He graduated summa cum laude from Hampden-Sydney College in 1972.
- University of Virginia School of Law (J.D.)
- Hampden-Sydney College (B.A.)
- American Bar Association
- International Congress of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs
- Richmond Bar Association
- Virginia Bar Association
- Battersea Foundation – Board of Directors, President
- Goochland Free Clinic – Board of Directors
- The Esther Thomas Atkinson Museum of Hampden-Sydney College – Board of Directors
- Fralin Museum of University of Virginia – Board of Directors
- Public Art Petersburg – Board of Directors
- The McKenney Foundation – Board of Directors
- University of Virginia Arts Council – Member
- Virginia State Bar
Martindale-Hubbel – AV-rated
The Best Lawyers in America® – Leisure and Hospitality Law (2016-present)
Pro Bono Service Honor Roll – Member (2021)