Stanley W. Hammer


Business Phone: 804.697.1868
Business Fax: 804.697.1339


Stan Hammer is an associate at Troutman Sanders in the White Collar & Government Investigations and Intellectual Property practices. He represents individuals and corporations in all phases of civil and criminal litigation, and has experience in internal investigations, compliance, and enforcement actions. Since joining the firm, Stan has litigated cases involving patent, trademark, and trade dress infringement; allegations under the False Claims Act (FCA) and civil RICO statute; business torts; and the defense of mechanic’s liens related to a substantial residential construction project. Stan also has experience with Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) matters.

Before joining Troutman Sanders, Stan served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable James R. Spencer, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Rankings and Recognition

  • Selected as a Virginia "Rising Star" in White Collar by Law & Politics' Virginia Super Lawyers Magazine, (2015).
  • T.C. Williams Law School Scholarship Award (awarded by faculty for significant contribution to legal scholarship).
  • Book Awards: Federal Courts, Administrative Law.

Professional Experience

  • Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP, 2012-present
  • Law Clerk, the Honorable James R. Spencer, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 2011–2012



  • University of Richmond, J.D., cum laude, 2011
    Editor-in-Chief, University of Richmond Law Review
  • University of Virginia, B.A., 2004

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia