David P. Sanders is a member of the Firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation Practice and co-chair of the Media and First Amendment Practice. He also serves as Associate General Counsel of Jenner & Block. He has represented numerous media clients, providing litigation and counseling services on a wide variety of media law issues such as libel, privacy, newsgathering and more. He also has extensive experience litigating business disputes in trial and appellate courts across the country, including defending consumer class actions.
Mr. Sanders is AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest peer recognition for ethical standards and legal ability. Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has identified him as a top media lawyer every year since 2003 based on client reviews, including one calling him “one of the pre-eminent lawyers in the state.” In addition, Mr. Sanders has been selected annually by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, First Amendment law category. He also has been selected repeatedly as an Illinois Super Lawyer in business litigation and First Amendment/media law.
Mr. Sanders has served as an adjunct professor of trial advocacy at the Northwestern University School of Law and is a frequent lecturer on topics related to his practice area.