Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C.

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Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard, P.C. is a full service law firm providing top quality legal services to the Edwardsville/Glen Carbon community. Their focus on listening to clients, understanding their legal needs, having bench strength of more than 90 attorneys to timely and professionally complete any project, and providing clients with the first ever Client Service Guarantee, distinguish Sandberg Phoenix from any other law firm in Madison County.

Sandberg Phoenix started off with 9 attorneys in 1979 and one office location. Since its founding, their focus on clients and their needs has allowed the firm to flourish, expanding to more than 90 attorneys at present with 5 fully staffed office locations. The attorneys at Sandberg Phoenix are guided by seven core values of the firm in all endeavors: Excellence, Integrity, Mutual Respect, Personal Responsibility, Superior Client Service, Teamwork, & Community Involvement.

Sandberg Phoenix’s target market includes small to medium size businesses in Madison County. Our depth of experience allows the firm’s attorneys to handle every legal matter local Madison County businesses encounter, from day to day regulatory compliance, employment law issues, mergers and acquisitions, to business succession planning for the next generation of privately held companies.

Sandberg Phoenix’s attorneys and staff recognize their obligation to support the people and organizations in our region. Many of their attorneys participate in fundraisers, speak at legal seminars, and serve as board members of legal and community organizations. In response to their attorneys’ increasing interest and desire to become more actively involved in various charitable activities, they created a standing Charitable Efforts Committee within the firm, which coordinates and oversees all charitable activities. In 2006, they also established the Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard Charitable Foundation, Inc. a 501(c)(3) organization that supports and contributes to the local, regional, and national charities designated each year by the firm’s Charitable Efforts Committee. Past local designees by the Committee have included the United Way, Allison’s Friends of Hope, and H.I.S. K.I.D.S, Inc.

“Being a member of the ED/Glen Chamber has benefited Sandberg Phoenix in several ways. Our active involvement with sponsorships of chamber activities and programs has not only created positive exposure for the firm locally, but also allowed the firm to connect in a close and personal way with local business owners and chamber members. The social component of the business based approach of the chamber reminds the members to focus on the local community as a whole, and provides an unparalleled format to do so,” said Phil Lading, shareholder at Sandberg Phoenix.

Sandberg Phoenix has an exciting upcoming year planned. The attorneys at Sandberg Phoenix are pleased to again partner with the Ed/Glen Chamber to present the 2013 Professional Education series. In addition, they are launching a new program called “GC on Call™.” GC on Call™ is a unique and simplified legal service primarily designed for small business owners and HR personnel who are budget conscious and whose legal needs are modest. Created exclusively by Sandberg Phoenix, GC on Call™ will administer specific legal services for your business at a fixed monthly fee, allowing clients to actually predict and budget their legal expenses with no surprises.

To learn more about Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard, P.C. go to or call 618.659.9861.