Gregory P. Bergethon

Gregory P. Bergethon: Attorney with Sands Anderson PC
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  • Bank of America Center, 1111 East Main Street, Suite 2400, Richmond, VA 23219-3500
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Greg is a creative and proactive attorney who offers a beneficial combination of legal experience with the insight gained from previously serving as a Certified Public Accountant. As a dedicated and conscientious guide, he helps regional, national, and international clients through a variety of legal needs. He can guide clients across mergers, acquisitions, and tax planning so you can confidently pursue your mission. He is adept at tailoring legal strategies that directly address your specific business or personal needs.

As a legal ally to non-profits, Greg enjoys teaching tax-exempt organizations how to more effectively manage their resources and operations. He works diligently to help you through formation, financing, and acquisitions. Further, he can help you protect your assets and manage your liability and risk, while skillfully facilitating joint ventures. In every step, his goal is to help you look forward and stay on track, so you come out ahead with sound legal outcomes.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Greg was a Senior Auditor and consultant with KPMG. There, he counseled clients in the information, communications, and entertainment industries through initial and secondary public and private offerings. By bringing steadfast support, he encouraged clients to establish and implement “best practices” in their newly acquired business units. In addition to his work in the United States, Greg also worked as an expatriate in KPMG’s London, United Kingdom office, focusing on auditing and consulting to financial service providers.

Greg currently serves as an adjunct law professor with Regent University School of Law, teaching non-profit law, mergers and acquisitions, international transactions, and business planning and taxation. Further, Greg is a professor for the International Transaction class in South Korea, through its partnership with Regent University. Greg is also a sought-after lecturer for corporations and educational institutions throughout the U.S. and internationally, including Africa, Europe and Asia. He has been a guest lecturer at a Fortune 150 company’s corporate training on international transactions.


•Virginia Business magazine Legal Elite

Professional Highlights

•Strategic Planning:
Developed, analyzed, and executed strategic planning for $100 million closely held business transaction
•Joint Venture Facilitating:
Navigated skillfully international transactional issues allowing a $150 million joint venture of key U.S.-based natural resource organizations to successfully achieve cross-border trade and investment flows with Africa
•Venture Capital Raising:
Conceived, composed, and implemented offering placement memorandums and related agreements for multiple venture capital and private equity funds raising capital ranging from $5 million to $100 million
•Tax Strategizing:
Structured and implemented innovative international tax strategies and drafted numerous related agreements allowing one of the United States’ largest donor-advised funds to expand worldwide
•International Protecting:
Formulated distinct financial holdings and operational structures for a Fortune 500 company to uniquely protect organizational and governmental interests domestically and internationally

Community Service

•Great Commission Resource International, Inc.
Strategic Planning Committee Member
•Mars Hill Faith & Freedom Worldwide Summit
•Pinnacle Forum
•Stop Abuse
Advisory Board Member
•Storehouse Trust/Crosswater Global Foundation, Ltd.
•Tidewater Community College/Academy for Nonprofit Excellence
Guest Lecturer
Board Member


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•Video: Tax Reform, Pass-Through Qualified Business Income Deduction

News About Gregory P. Bergethon

•Conversations with Sands Anderson: New Tax Law Changes
•Thirty-Three Sands Anderson Lawyers Named to 2017 Virginia Business Legal Elite
•Highlights from the 2017 VCU Real Estate Trends Conference in Richmond, Virginia
•Greg Bergethon Joins Sands Anderson Law Firm

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Real Estate
  • Tax
  • Business & Corporate Transactions
  • International Business
  • Trust & Estate Planning
  • Privately Held & Small Business
  • Non-Profit & Tax Exempt
  • Commercial Real Estate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
804-783-7264  Phone
804-783-7291  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1998, Richmond, VA 23219-3500
University Attended:
University of Richmond, B.S., cum laude, 1993
Law School Attended:
College of William & Mary School of Law, J.D., 2000
Year of First Admission:
American Bar Association; District of Columbia; New York; Virginia

Professional Affiliations

•American Bar Association
Business Law and Tax Sections
•American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
•Regent University School of Law
Adjunct Professor
•Virginia Board of Accountancy, CPA
•Virginia State Bar

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  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

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

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