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Eric Sanders

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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


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



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The Sanders Firm, P.C.

230 Park Avenue
Suite 1000
New York, NY, 10169


NYCurrently registered 200407/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2016 NAACP Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks “Keeper of the Flame” AwardN.A.A.C.P - New York Branch2016
Man of the YearThe Culvert Chronicles, USA2015
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
Alexis S. Murray-Medouze v. City of New York, et al.Settled for $150,000.00
Larry Jackson v. City of New York, et al.Jury Award $15,175,000.00
Willie R. Dixon v. The Incorporated Village of Hempstead, et al.Settled for $545,803.66
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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