Innovative, Proactive and Efficient.
30 years of trial and appellate advocacy have given Guy Sanders the experience to find a way to the crux of the matter as quickly as possible. On the one hand, clients seek him out to try complex, challenging cases. He has a knack for finding creative approaches to presenting a case to a jury in its best light. On the other hand, insurers and large self insured entities rely on Guy on a daily basis to devise and execute proactive and efficient case management plans for large numbers of day to day cases; bringing them to resolution as cost effectively as possible.
Guy received his B.Sc. in Law followed by his Juris Doctor degree from Western State University in 1986 and 1988, respectively. He was called to the California Bar in 1989 and to the United States Federal Bar in 1990. He practiced at a successful commercial construction, and insurance litigation firm in California from 1993 to 2010, then moved to Ontario, where after passing his Barrister and Solicitor Exams, was called to the Ontario Bar in 2011.
Since 1989, Guy has tried numerous judge and jury trials to verdict. These include successful jury verdicts in the US and Canada. As well, he has argued many cases before the court of appeal. He has defended railroads, national trucking and transportation companies in negligence actions. His clients have included global hotel chains, nationwide grocery stores, and other commercial establishments in claims for premises liability and catastrophic injury. He has successfully defended product liability suits involving, for example, motor vehicle roll-overs and accusations regarding tainted foods. He has also defended developers, construction companies and property owners against allegations of defective construction.
Guy is a member of the Ontario Law Society and the Advocates’ Society. He is also a member of the Canadian, Ontario, American and California Bar Associations. He has lectured to university students, taught continuing education to lawyers and sat as a judge pro tem in the Los Angeles Superior Court.
He still prefers a paper yellow pad to a computer when he is in trial, appeal or depositions.
He is married and has a daughter and three sons.