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Joel S. Sanders Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Sanders has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the legal industry

Mr. Joel S. Sanders represented firm clients in a wide variety of industries.

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA, March 12, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Joel S. Sanders with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Sanders celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Recently retired as a partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in San Francisco after 30 years with the firm, Mr. Sanders focused his practice primarily on antitrust. Beginning as an associate in 1987 and as a partner since 1992, his work at the firm included government investigations and proceedings, class action litigation, private litigation and antitrust counseling. He also served Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP as partner-in-charge of the San Francisco Bay Area offices between 1995 and 2000 as well as a member of the executive, compensation, finance, hiring and ethics committees. Mr. Sanders also teaches international antitrust law at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.

Established more than 100 years ago in Los Angeles, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher is a premier, full-service international law firm with more than 1300 lawyers and 20 offices in major cities throughout the United States, Europe, South America, the Middle East and Asia. Mr. Sanders represented firm clients in a wide variety of industries, including financial services, telecommunications, high technology, shipping, retail, agriculture, professional services and manufacturing. He has handled merger and cartel investigations involving the antitrust and competition authorities of Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the European Union, various European nations, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, the U.S. and other jurisdictions.

Prior to his career with Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, Mr. Sanders found success as a trial attorney with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in San Francisco between 1983 and 1987. He litigated both criminal antitrust and civil merger challenges while at the Department. Mr. Sanders also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Proctor R. Hug Jr. of the Ninth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals between 1982 and 1983.

Prior to embarking on his professional path, Mr. Sanders pursued an education at Antioch College, earning a Bachelor's degree in 1976. He concluded his academic efforts with a Doctor of Jurisprudence at the University of California at Berkeley in 1982. Mr. Sanders has since been admitted to practice law by the State Bar of California and many federal courts.

During his time at the University of California at Berkeley, Mr. Sanders served as an associate editor of the California Law Review from 1980 to 1982. A member of The Order of the Coif, he serves on the boards of directors of the Sierra Club Foundation, the East Bay Community Law Center and the Berkeley Center for Law and Business. Since 1987, Mr. Sanders has been featured in multiple editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law and Who's Who in the West.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Joel S. Sanders has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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