About Us

SANDGROUND, WEST, SILEK & RAMINPOUR, PLC (SWSR) was founded by the now senior partner of the firm, Mark B. Sandground, Sr., who has been in the practice of law since the 1950’s representing some of the most famous in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the District of Columbia and around the nation. The Washington Post labeled him Washington’s “legendary bomber.”  

Fostered over the years in the professional experience of our partners, our client relationships have been our singular focus, and it’s through our clients’ success that we define ours. SWSR is truly “A Firm Dedicated to Client Service.” We believe that the practice of law requires:

  • Sound Advice
  • Prompt Service
  • Vigorous Advocacy
  • Thoughtful Counseling; and
  • Attention to Detail

SWSR’s clients include individuals, families, fast growing start-ups, second and third generation family businesses and some of the more interesting people you might encounter.  This wide variety of clients gives breadth and depth to our team of lawyers and offers our clients unique perspectives on their legal matters.  We also know that the best legal advice starts with an understanding of your goals. At SWSR, we take the time to get to know you.

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