Gregory J. Sanders

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Salt Lake City, UT

Kipp and Christian, P.C.
 | 10 Exchange Place, 4th Floor
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801-521-3773
Fax: 801-359-9004
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (30%),
  • Professional Liability: Defense (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Gregory J. Sanders is a shareholder with the Kipp and Christian, P.C., law firm in Salt Lake City, Utah. A top-rated trial lawyer with more than 30 years of experience, Mr. Sanders focuses his practice primarily on personal injury litigation defense, professional liability defense, insurance defense, products liability defense and general civil litigation.

After receiving his associate's degree from Weber State University in 1972, Mr. Sanders attended The University of Utah, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in 1974. He then attended J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University, obtaining his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1977. That same year, the Utah State Bar admitted him to practice, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

After receiving his legal degree and license, Mr. Sanders joined the U.S. Army JAG Corps, where he actively served until 1980, ultimately reaching the level of colonel. He then served several years as a deputy attorney for Salt Lake County prior to joining the team at Kipp and Christian, P.C.

Recognized for his impeccable professionalism and success defending the rights and interests of those he serves, Mr. Sanders has received numerous awards and honors. He currently holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and Utah Business magazine has voted him among the state's "Legal Elite" for the past several years. In addition, America's Top 100 Attorneys named him among the country's best high stakes litigators in 2018.

Widely regarded as a leader in his field, Mr. Sanders conducts lectures and continuing legal education seminars across the country on a variety of legal topics. A fellow with the Litigation Counsel of America, he is also a member of the Defense Research Institute, the Utah State Bar and other prominent legal organizations.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Civil Litigation (50%)

Personal Injury - General (30%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Professional Liability (20%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense


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Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019

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About Gregory Sanders

Admitted: 1977, Utah

Professional Webpage:


  • Utah's "Legal Elite", Utah Business Magazine

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Utah, 1977
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow 
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Utah State Bar

Educational Background:

  • University of Utah, B.S., 1974
  • Weber State College, A.S., 1972
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Office Location for Gregory J. Sanders

10 Exchange Place
4th Floor
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Phone: 801-521-3773

Fax: 801-359-9004

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Last Updated: 2/8/2019

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