Christopher F. Quirk

  • Associate at Sands Anderson PC
  • Bank of America Center, 1111 East Main Street, Suite 2400, Richmond, VA 23219-3500
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Chris Quirk joined Sands Anderson in 2017 and is experienced in medical malpractice and Section 1983 lawsuits. He supports correctional healthcare providers, jails, constitutional officers, and medical providers who seek a dependable legal ally. To meet his clients’ goals, Chris listens to what they want to accomplish and helps them chart that path to success.

For his correctional clients, Chris is familiar with the complexities of federal civil rights litigtion at all stages. Through briefing and oral argument, Chris has achieved the dismissal of 1983 corporate liability claims in various federal courts. Chris has also assisted the defense of many doctors, nurses, and residents throughout Virginia.

In his spare time, Chris competes in tennis tournaments with the United States Tennis Association. Chris enjoys reading historical non-fiction.


•CALI Award in Products Liability, 2013


Publications by Christopher F. Quirk

•Turning Insult Into Injury: An Emerging Trend in Fourth Circuit Prison Litigation
Journal of Civil Litigation, Fall 2018, Vol. 30, Number 3

News About Christopher F. Quirk

•In the News: Lawyers leap from Rocketts to larger firm downtown
•Sands Anderson Grows Healthcare Group

Favorite Books

•Invisible Man
by Ralph Ellison

Professional Highlights

•Achieved dismissal of Section 1983 claims of deliberately indifferent medical care, First Amendment violations, and various due process claims in Virginia state and federal courts, as well as federal court in Colorado.

Community Service

•Richmond Animal League

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Litigation
  • Healthcare
  • Professional Liability Defense
  • Insurance
  • Professional Services

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(804) 783-7228  Phone
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1998, Richmond, VA 23219-3500
University Attended:
Duke University, BA, History, 2005
Law School Attended:
University of Richmond Law School, JD, 2014
Year of First Admission:
United States District Court, Colorado; U.S. District Court, Eastern Virginia; Virginia; Supreme Court of Virginia

Professional Affiliations

•Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys

Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

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Richmond, Virginia

  • Richmond, VA
    Bank of America Center , 1111 East Main Street, Suite 2400
    Richmond, VA 23219-3500

    (804) 783-7228 Phone

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