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Eric Sanders

Eric Sanders

Practice areas:

Discrimination, Civil Rights, Criminal Defense, Administrative Law

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About Me

Eric Sanders is the owner and president of The Sanders Firm, P.C., a new generation full-service law firm serving the NYC Metro Area focused on civil rights, civil service law, criminal law and discrimination


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Discrimination: 50%
    11 years, 195 cases
  2. Civil Rights: 30%
    11 years, 10 cases
  3. Administrative Law: 10%
    11 years, 45 cases
  4. Criminal Defense: 10%
    3 years, 2 cases



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Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

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Contact Info

The Sanders Firm, P.C.

1140 Avenue of the Americas, 9th Floor
New York, NY, 10036


NYCurrently registered 200403/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
You Can Go to College Committee Foundation Humanitarian AwardYou Can Go to College Committee Foundation2011

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
President and Chief Executive OfficerThe Sanders Firm, P.C.2010 - Present
Police OfficerPolice Department City of New York1988 - 2000

Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMember2008 - Present
National Employment Lawyers Association (New York chapter)Member2008 - Present
Nassau County Bar Association, Nassau Academy of LawMember2005 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1999 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
National Organization of Black Law Enforcement ExecutivesMember1989 - Present
National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (New York Chapter)Member and Former General Counsel1989 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Richards v. the City of New York, et al.Settled for $75,000
Walters v. Consolidated Edison Company of New York, et al.Confidential settlement
Kwiatkowski v. the City of New York, et al.Settled for $250,000

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
St John's University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
“Criminal Justice in the 21st Century: The Challenge to Protect Individual Freedoms, Civil Rights, and Our Safety”“Racial Profiling, Police Accountability and Individual Rights.”2013