Brian P. Sanford

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Dallas, TX

The Sanford Firm
 | 1910 Pacific Ave., Suite 15400
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-717-6653
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

At The Sanford Firm, A Professional Corporation, founding attorney Brian P. Sanford assists government and private employees in Dallas, Texas, with matters such as the following: employment contracts, severance review, wrongful termination, discrimination, disability benefits, sexual harassment and retaliation. For 25 years, he has provided arbitration and representation for people involved in employment law and civil litigation, including class action lawsuits and personal injury cases. The Texas Board of Legal Specialization has certified Mr. Sanford in civil trial law, and labor and employment law.

A native of Texas, Mr. Sanford graduated from Southern Methodist University in 1982, and then earned his Juris Doctor at Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 1986. Since then, he has advocated for clients in the Dallas metropolitan area, and across the state of Texas. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas, as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, the Supreme Court of Texas and the United States Supreme Court.

A published author, Mr. Sanford participates in the legal community through his memberships with the Dallas Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Law, and Business Litigation sections; the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law, and Litigation sections; the National Employment Lawyers Association; and the State Bar of Texas. He is currently a board member of the Texas Employment Law Association, and serves as treasurer of that organization.

When Mr. Sanford is not practicing law, he spends time with his wife and daughters. He also sings with the Dallas Symphony Chorus and with the choir at his church.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (80%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Employment Law - Employer

Civil Litigation (10%)

Personal Injury - General (10%): Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Employment Litigation: Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Employment Law - Employer

Personal Injury - General: Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017

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About Brian Sanford

Admitted: 1986, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.laborlawyertexas.com/attorney-profile.html

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Texas Employment Lawyers Association, President
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Texas Supreme Court
  • College of State Bar        
  • Texas Employment Law Association, Treasurer and Board Member
  • National Employment Law Association
  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section; Litigation Section
  • Dallas Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section; Business Law Section
  • State Bar of Texas

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Dallas Symphony Chorus

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • ERISA Litigation Update, Dallas Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, 2003
  • A Juror’s Perspective From an Attorney Who Served, Texas Employment Lawyers Association, Annual Employment Course, 2005
  • Summary Judgment in Employment Cases, Texas Employment Lawyers Association, Annual Employment Course, 2007
  • Arbitration Antibiotics, Texas Employment Lawyers Association, Annual Employment Course, 2008

Educational Background:

  • B.A., Southern Methodist University, 1982
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Office Location for Brian P. Sanford

1910 Pacific Ave.
Suite 15400
Dallas, TX 75201

Phone: 214-717-6653

 

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Last Updated: 5/12/2017

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