Brian P. Sanford

Practice Emphasis

Brian Sanford specializes in employment and civil trial law, representing individuals in employment law and businesses in transactions and commercial litigation. He is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law and in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Employment matters include:

  • Wrongful termination
  • Sexual harassment
  • Discrimination
  • Retaliation
  • Personal Injury
  • Disability Benefits
  • Employment Contracts
  • Government and Private Employment
  • Severance Review
  • Arbitration
  • Class Action

Commercial matters include:

  • Corporate Matters
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Sale of Business Transactions
  • Government Compliance
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Real Estate
  • Construction
  • Oil & Gas Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Class Action
  • Education

J.D., Southern Methodist University School of Law (1986)
B.A., Southern Methodist University (1982)

Publications

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

Affiliations

Admitted to practice before:
*Texas Supreme Court
*U.S. Supreme Court
*U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
*U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern, Western, and Eastern Districts

Member:

*State Bar of Texas
*Dallas Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section; Business Law Section)
*American Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section; Litigation Section)
*National Employment Law Association
*Texas Employment Law Association (Treasurer and Board Member)
*College of State Bar