ANTHONY G. SANCHEZ
Anthony G. Sanchez is the founder of the Sanchez Legal Group, LLC in Pittsburgh, a law firm representing public school districts and other educational and governmental institutions, as well as non-profit and for profit corporations, in employment law, civil rights, labor-related litigation and other areas of civil litigation. Previously, he was a senior partner and manager of litigation at the law firm of Andrews & Price, LLC from 2001 until August 2014. With two full-time lawyers, two part-time lawyers and a quality support staff, the Sanchez Legal Group dedicates itself to providing personalized attention and always being prompt and responsive to client needs.
Mr. Sanchez regularly represents both public and private employers in employment, civil rights, and labor-related litigation, as well as in other areas of civil litigation. In doing so, he works with several insurers and non-insured clients. He frequently represents clients, through trials and appeals if necessary, in federal and state court as well as before fair employment practice agencies. Mr. Sanchez regularly provides training and advice concerning personnel, labor, and employment law for public school districts and other educational institutions.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Legal Education
Mr. Sanchez graduated from Point Park University in 1982 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Behavioral Science. He later earned his juris doctor law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1988. While in law school, Mr. Sanchez was a member of the law review and authored a Comment (law student article), “Defining the Proper Bounds of Disparate Impact Analysis: Beyond an Objective/Subjective Employment Criteria Dichotomy,” published in 49 U.Pitt.L.Rev.657 (1988). After graduating law school, Mr. Sanchez clerked for the late Judge William F. Cercone of the Pennsylvania Superior Court.
Pennsylvania Employment Law Attorney, Educator
In addition to practicing in state and federal courts and agencies, Mr. Sanchez has taught Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action for the University of Pittsburgh, College of Business Administration. He has been a presenter and co-presenter for continuing legal education in the areas of constitutional law, civil rights, and employment law. Of note, he has been a presenter for the Pennsylvania School Board Solicitors Association, the Pennsylvania Association of School Personnel Administrators, the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials, and the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, among others. Ms. Sanchez has previously been named one of the state’s most influential minority attorneys by the Pennsylvania Law Weekly.
Commitment to the Pittsburgh Community and the Legal Profession
Mr. Sanchez has been involved in community activities, pro bono work, and public service. He previously served on the Allegheny County Bar Association’s committee for opportunities for minorities in the legal community and has participated in the local bar’s pro bono unemployment compensation and protection from abuse programs. Mr. Sanchez has acted as a moot court judge for the Allegheny County Bar Association and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law moot courts.