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Sandy Collins is a partner in Hunton Andrews Kurth’s Richmond, VA office and she co-leads the firm’s Energy Litigation Practice Group.  She represents clients in a broad range of commercial disputes in state and federal courts across the United States and in settlement negotiations. As an effective negotiator and a highly experienced first-chair trial and appellate attorney, she has helped manufacturers, energy companies, mining companies, utilities, beverage distributors and other major corporations streamline their existing dockets, resolve mission-critical disputes, prevent future litigation and minimize litigation-related expenses overall. Sandy’s extensive background and understanding of the supply chain enable her to focus on the key issues in a dispute and develop effective strategies that achieve clients’ short- and long-term objectives. At the firm, Sandy serves as Administrative Team Partner for the litigation group, helping ensure that clients receive appropriate and cost-effective legal counsel.

Sandy has litigated a wide variety of complex, multijurisdictional matters involving contracts, construction contracts, power purchase agreements, leases, consumer finance, insurance policies, condemnations, and business torts, among other issues. She has represented clients in domestic Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) disputes and international matters relating to the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. Sandy also has substantial experience in environmental litigation, including actions involving the Clean Air Act, CERCLA, RCRA, the Oil Pollution Act, and other federal and state environmental laws. She is admitted to practice before the US Supreme Court and the Virginia Supreme Court.

Sandy received her JD from University of Kentucky College of Law and her BA from Northern Kentucky University, and is a member of the Virginia State Bar.

Updated July 2023