David L. Sanders

David Sanders
David L. Sanders
Senior Associate Attorney
David L. Sanders is a senior associate at The Patterson Law Firm, LLC. Mr. Sanders represents clients in a variety of legal matters including legal malpractice, shareholder disputes, insurance coverage, contractual indemnity, trading and financial malpractice, and unfair competition cases. Mr. Sanders has experience representing plaintiffs and defendants, as well as insurers and insureds. Mr. Sanders graduated from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law in 2007. Before that David went to University of Washington where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and graduated cum laude. In law school David was a member and editor of the Northwestern Journal of International Human Rights. Mr. Sanders was also involved in the Bluhm Legal Clinic assisting clients in civil litigation matters. Prior to joining The Patterson Law Firm, LLC, Mr. Sanders was an associate at a Chicago law firm where he litigated a variety of cases on behalf of businesses and individuals, both at the trial and appellate level. Prior to practicing in Chicago, Mr. Sanders practiced in Washington for over 7 years. Mr. Sanders is licensed to practice in Washington State and Illinois. In addition, Mr. Sanders is licensed to practice before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington.

EDUCATION

Juris Doctor, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, 2007

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2001

JURISDICTIONS ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

Illinois

Washington

United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

United States District Court for the Western District of Washington

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington

PROFESSIONAL & BAR ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS

Illinois State Bar Association

Washington State Bar Association

Lake County Bar Association

Decalogue Society of Lawyers

PRACTICE AREAS

Commercial Litigation

Breach of Contract

Legal Malpractice

Fraud

Shareholder Disputes

Business Disputes

Partnership Disputes

Insurance Coverage and Contractual Indemnity

PUBLICATIONS AND SPEAKING

Access to Justice: Challenges, Models, and the Participation of Non-Lawyers in Justice Delivery [Co-Author], Access to Justice in Africa and Beyond: Making the Rule of Law a Reality, Penal Reform International and the Bluhm Legal Clinic, 2007

Leading Lawyers, Emerging Lawyer, 2017-present

Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2018-present (Illinois)

Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2010 (Washington State)

Participated case