George F. Sanderson III
George Sanderson is a partner in the firm’s litigation department and a member of the firm's creditors' rights practice group. Mr. Sanderson's primary areas of practice are complex commercial and financial services litigation, bankruptcy, antitrust, creditors' rights, securities, and lender liability defense. Mr. Sanderson has tried cases and otherwise appeared in state and federal courts and arbitration tribunals for clients, including several Fortune 500 companies, throughout North Carolina and across the country.
Mr. Sanderson is the current Chair for the North Carolina State Bar's Antitrust and Complex Business Disputes Section and is the editor for the North Carolina chapter of the latest edition of the State Antitrust Practice and Statutes treatise published by the American Bar Association. Mr. Sanderson is ranked in the latest edition of Chambers USA for his bankruptcy/restructuring work. Mr. Sanderson has been named in the past to Business North Carolina Magazine’s Legal Elite for both antitrust and bankruptcy and to North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine’s Rising Stars list each year since 2009.
Mr. Sanderson was associated previously with the New York law firms of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison; and Boies, Schiller & Flexner.
Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Sanderson served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Stephen C. St. John, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia.
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