Philip Sunderland

Philip Sunderland

Philip Sunderland joined the NVHF Board of Directors in January 2021 following his retirement from the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority where he served for over 12 years as senior vice president and general counsel.  Prior to joining the Airports Authority, Mr. Sunderland worked over two decades for the city of Alexandria, Virginia, first as its city attorney and then its city manager.  His professional experience also includes service as chief of staff for Congressman James P Moran (VA, 8th
district) and a decade of practicing public interest law in the District of Columbia.  Over the years, Mr. Sunderland has served on the board of directors for numerous Northern Virginia non-profit organizations, as a member of Virginia legislative task forces, and as a teaching fellow in the Stanford Law School and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.  He holds a BA degree from Dartmouth College and a law degree from the Stanford Law School.