Thomas McGirr Sanford

New York City, New York
Experience: 24 years
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About Thomas McGirr Sanford

Corporate transactional and Directors and Officers Liability attorney.I work with a variety of mainly privately held businesses from inception through corporate life to sale or other disposition. I help businesses and their principals in formation issues, shareholder and LLC operating agreements, employment agreements, private placements and mergers and acquisitions including stock and asset purchase agreements, letters of intent, term sheets and '33 Act and '34 Act compliance. I also act as outside general counsel reviewing and negotiating license agreements, service agreements, outsourcing agreements and other contractual matters.I also represent insurance carriers as monitoring counsel in connection with complex securities class actions and shareholder derivative actions involving directors and officers of insured corporations. I have analyzed hundreds of securities and derivative actions and related SEC administrative and civil actions and advised carriers of potential liability and negotiated settlements with plaintiffs and defendants directly and through mediation.

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Securities Law

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • New YorkSince 1994


  • New York Law School J.D. (1992) 1989 - 1992Activities: Summer Clerk to Judge John E.H. Stackhouse, New York County Criminal Court -

Professional Association

  • Civil Court of the City of New York #964779 Small Claims Arbitrator 2009 - Current
  • Manhattan District Attorney #964780 Special Assistant District Attorney 1995 - Current
  • New York State Bar #964781 Member 1994 - Current
  • Dutchess County Bar Association #964782 Member 2010 - 2011
  • New York Citi Bar #964783 Member 1996 - 2010
  • New York State Bar Association #964784 Member 1996 - 2010
  • 151 East 83rd Street Tenants Corporation #964785 Vice President & Director 2004 - 2008


445 Park Avenue, 9th Floor
New York
New York City, NY 10022 USA

Telephone: (212) 836-4815

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