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, discrimination, 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 serves as the Marketing Chair for the ALFA International Workers’ Compensation Practice Group and Vice Chair of the Illinois Defense Counsel Workers’ Compensation Committee. He has given presentations on several workers’ compensation issues, including employer considerations for dealing with the growing legalization of marijuana across the United States, the aging workforce, compensability of work injuries, and the importance of safety training and robust onboarding of new and inexperienced workers, to name a few.
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