David Sher

Partner
Mr. Sher started his career as a prosecutor for the Arlington County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office and is famous for his dogged prosecution of a “cop killer”, as well as other serious felonies. One of his notable civil cases was against the Federal Republic of Germany on behalf of a Holocaust survivor.

Mark Cummings

Partner
Mr. Cummings launched his career in law representing W. Mark Felt (“Deep Throat”) in the FBI civil rights conspiracy trial and also worked toward the subsequent pardon by President Reagan. Mr. Cummings has been consistently recognized as an outstanding trial lawyer by his peers and in legal publications. He received his undergraduate degree in History at the University of Virginia, where he made the Dean’s List. Later, Mr. Cummings earned his degree in law at the George Mason University Law School.

Adam M. Collins

Associate Attorney
Adam earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from The College of William and Mary. Prior to law school, he worked as a paralegal at the Lawfirm of Rees Broome PC in the firm’s community association department. During law school, he was a George Mason School of Law Trial Advocacy Association Board Member. He is interested in criminal and civil litigation, and very passionate about personal injury.

Rachel Lustig

Legal Assistant
Rachel is the legal assistant at Sher, Cummings and Ellis. After multiple internships at the firm, Rachel returned as a full-time employee in September of 2019. She assists the attorneys in personal injury, civil, and criminal cases, as well as with administrative work and estates. She provides support to the attorneys and is integral to keeping our cases on track.

Asta D'Errico

Office Manager
Asta came to our office in 2018 as firm administrator. She helps keep the firm running by managing our accounting, invoices, and ensures an efficient and organized workplace. Asta oversees our office and is responsible for anything from firm-related event planning to monitor the business and administration aspects of the law-firm.

Jim Kibble

Investigator
James E. Kibble retired from the Drug Enforcement Administration after 26 years of distinguished service and has been serving as a consultant for the Central Intelligence Agency for 16 years. Since 2004, Mr. Kibble has been the lead investigator for our firm.

John P. Ellis

Retired
Now retired, John led an extensive practice in personal injury, motor vehicle accidents and injuries, wrongful death, medical malpractice, product liabilities, and civil litigation. John served as the President for the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and practiced law in Arlington, Virginia for over 40 years. John believed in helping people through pro bono work and volunteered with the Legal Services of Northern Virginia. John is now living in Colorado and enjoys skiing while in retirement.