Joel Sanders

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Title: Lawyer
Location: Oakland, California, United States

Joel Sanders has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the legal field.

Mr. Sanders became involved in his industry for one very good reason: he loves an intellectual challenge. Regarded as a expert in his field, he has achieved accolades including an Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. In total, Mr. Sanders has amassed 37 years of experience as an attorney in the state of California. Today, he is a professor of international antitrust law at the University of California, Berkeley, where he shares his insights derived from his many years of  hands-on experience. Prominent roles in his career include his time as partner of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, where he also acted as partner-in-charge of the Bay area Offices. Previously, he found success as an associate for Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP, attorney of the antitrust division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and law clerk to Honorary Procter R. Hug Jr. of the ninth circuit of the Court of Appeals.

To prepare for a career in the field of law, Mr. Sanders earned a Bachelor of Arts from Antioch College in 1976 and a JD from the University of California, Berkeley in 1982. He is admitted to practice law for the north and  central districts of the U.S. District Court, as well as the ninth circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals. To remain at the top of his field, Mr. Sanders has been involved in initiatives with the State Bar of California, the Order of Coif, and the California Law Review, where he also served as an associate editor. Mr. Sanders has served on the board of directors for the Sierra Club Foundation, the East Bay Community Law Center and the Berkeley Center for Law and Business. In looking to the future, Mr. Sanders intends to continue  teaching while taking on new opportunities in his field as they arise.

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