Blaine Sanders Named to Icons & Phenoms ListPDF
Robinson Bradshaw litigator D. Blaine Sanders was named to North Carolina Lawyers Weekly’s annual Icons & Phenoms list. The awards celebrate the achievements and contributions of the region’s most accomplished and promising legal professionals.
Sanders is a seasoned leader, both in the legal profession and in his community. He serves as Robinson Bradshaw’s director of pro bono services, working to pair lawyers of all experience levels with pro bono opportunities that address many different needs. This includes working with Charlotte Legal Initiative to Mobilize Businesses (CLIMB), the pro bono clinic that Robinson Bradshaw recently established with another local law firm to provide business law services to Charlotte’s low-income businesses and entrepreneurs. Sanders also chairs Robinson Bradshaw’s Pro Bono Committee and is a member of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee.
Beyond his involvement at the firm, Sanders serves as outside general counsel to Alexander Youth Network, supporting the organization and its 400-plus employees in taking care of children with serious emotional and behavioral problems who come from low-income families. In addition, Sanders was on the board of directors for the Center for Community Transitions for over 30 years, and he has been involved with Dilworth Little League as a longtime coach and board member.
As a business litigator at Robinson Bradshaw, Sanders’ practice includes commercial, real estate, intellectual property, employment, and sports and entertainment law, along with asbestos products liability. Sanders earned his law degree from Vanderbilt University, where he was a Patrick Wilson Scholar. He received his bachelor’s degree magna cum laude from Davidson College.