Douglas Sanders

Senior Partner

Douglas H. Sanders is a Milberg Partner working out of the Puerto Rico location for the firm. Mr. Sanders handles personal injury, commercial, and complex litigation as well as Workers’ Compensation.

Throughout his career, Mr. Sanders has managed teams of attorneys and personnel handling thousands of cases, with a proven record of recovering millions of dollars for his clients.

Mr. Sanders graduated from Duke University with honors cum laude in 1996. He attended George Washington University Law School where he graduated in June of 2000. While in law school, Mr. Sanders interned at the Department of Justice and worked on the Oklahoma Bombing Case. He received distinguished marks for his performance there.

Thereafter, Mr. Sanders joined his family firm, Sanders, Sanders, Block, Woycik, Viener & Grossman, P.C., where he handled a large body of personal injury cases. Additionally, he supervised the pleadings and motions departments and attended court conferences and conducted depositions. In 2001, he joined Sanders & Grossman, P.C. and engaged in the practice of no fault medical billing collections. Mr. Sanders became that firm’s operations managing partner in charge of human resources, technology, program development, and legal process. He continued that role in Sanders, Grossman, Fass & Muhlstock, P.C. which later merged with Baker, Barshay, Neuwirth, LLP — now known as Sanders Grossman Aronova, P.L.L.C.

In 2016, Mr. Sanders spoke at the Puerto Rico Investor Summit among an esteemed roster of leading legal minds, entrepreneurs, holders of political office, and world business leaders. Mr. Sanders’s peers recognize him as an experienced operations manager and a lawyer who can ensure honesty, integrity, and excellent processing of claims.

Mr. Sanders has practiced law for over twenty years in New York and across the country, with extensive experience in state, federal, administrative, and appellate practice. He is admitted in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, Arizona, Georgia, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Washington, as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico.

Practice Areas


  • J.D., George Washington University Law School, 2000
  • B.A., Duke University, cum laude, 1996

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico
  • Arizona
  • Georgia
  • Michigan
  • Eastern District of New York
  • Southern District of New York
  • Ohio
  • Washington

Professional Activities

  • Speaker at the Puerto Rico Investor Summit, 2016