Ericksen Arbuthnot

* Brian M. Sanders

Office Phone: 510.832.7770
Office Fax: 213.489.4332
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Practice Areas

  • Construction Liability
  • Other Areas
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Property
Mr. Sanders is a shareholder and partner in the Oakland office. His primary focus is on complex construction defect litigation. He is co-chair of the firm’s Construction practice group. However, his practice also encompasses personal injury, premises liability, product liability, mass tort, business defense, and professional responsibility matters. Mr. Sanders is a member of the Association for Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada’s Construction Defect Committee. He frequently publishes and speaks (recently at Pennsylvania Lumbermen’s Insurance in Philadelphia) on matters of interest to our clients and the community at large. He is also a frequent contributor to the firm’s Construction blog. Mr. Sanders is AV Peer Review Ratd by Martindate-Hubbell.

Martindale Rating

AV® Preeminent™


  • Loyola Law School, J.D.
  • California State University, Fullerton, B.A.,cum laude (Philosophy)

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court,Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court,Northern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeal, 9th Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States


  • Construction
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Products Liability
  • Trucking Liability
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