Daniel T. Sanchez

Senior Associate
Bank of America Plaza
800 Market Street
Suite 1100
St. Louis, MO 63101-2501
314-242-5390
314-242-5549

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Dan Sanchez is a senior associate with Brown & James, P.C., practicing in the firm’s St. Louis office. His practice focuses primarily on workers’ compensation cases in Missouri and Illinois. However, he also has experience in general civil litigation, defending cases involving auto accidents, homeowner liability, pharmacy liability, and prisoners’ allegations of civil rights violations. He has defended workers’ compensation claims at all stages, from initial filing to appellate oral argument.

Dan is active in ALFA International, a worldwide legal networking organization, serving as the liaison between its Workers’ Compensation Practice Group and the Future Leaders Forum. In that capacity, he has given presentations on several workers’ compensation issues, including employer considerations for dealing with the growing legalization of medical and recreational marijuana across the United States.

Dan attended college at Saint Louis University and returned to the area after graduating from Northern Illinois University College of Law.

Prior Legal Experience

Assistant State’s Attorney, Madison County, IL
Rule 711 Intern, Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office, Rockford, IL
Clerk for the Honorable Ronald White, 17th Judicial Circuit of Illinois, Rockford, IL
Summer Associate, Hinshaw & Culbertson, Belleville, IL
Legal Intern, United States Attorney’s Office for the Central District of Illinois, Springfield, IL

More About Dan

Education

  • Northern Illinois University College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2013)
  • Saint Louis University (B.A., Communication, 2009)

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • Louisiana

Recent Achievements

  • Ones to Watch - Workers' Compensation Law - Employers, The Best Lawyers in America (2022)

Professional Affiliations

  • ALFA International, Workers' Compensation Practice Group, Future Leaders Forum
  • Missouri Health Care Association
  • Madison County Bar Association
  • Illinois Bar Association

Publications

  • Author, "Up In Smoke: An Overview of Medical and Recreational Marijuana Issues in the Workplace," ALFA International, July 2019

Speaking

  • Presenter, "Workers' Compensation in the Era of COVID," Brown & James General Defense & Insurance Law Symposium, January 2022