Craig Sanders is a commercial litigator whose primary focus is on financial institutions and financial products. He has worked on various matters in federal and state courts, as well as alternative dispute resolution, and has extensive experience in fact development, drafting, and motions practice. Craig also regularly represents a major credit reporting agency in Fair Credit Reporting Act litigation.
Craig maintains an active pro bono practice as well. Among his cases, he has represented low income renters in landlord-tenant disputes, veterans appealing disability benefit decisions, and refugees fleeing violence in Central America who are seeking asylum in the United States.
Before beginning law school, Craig served on active duty in the United States Air Force as a weapon systems officer in the F-15E Strike Eagle, a two-seat fighter aircraft, where he took part in multiple overseas combat deployments. During law school, Craig served as president of the Northwestern Veterans Law Association, and he is currently a member of Northwestern Law's Young Alumni Leadership Council.
Publications Prior to Jones Day
Author, Note: "Of Carrots and Sticks: General Jurisdiction and Genuine Consent," 111 Nw. U. L. Rev. 1323 (2017)
- Northwestern University (J.D. cum laude 2017; Development Editor, Northwestern University Law Review); University of Georgia (B.B.A. in Finance 2002)
- Illinois, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
- Extern, U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Idaho (2017); Captain, U.S. Air Force (2004-2014)
- Law Clerk to Justice Robyn M. Brody, Idaho Supreme Court (2017-2018); Extern to Judge Ronald E. Bush, U.S. District Court, District of Idaho (2015)