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Emmanuel I. Sanders

Cleveland, OH | D 216.696.3289 | F 216.592.5009

Emmanuel Sanders focuses his practice on commercial litigation, including insurance coverage litigation and analysis, zoning disputes, construction, and data security and privacy.

Emmanuel has experience with various aspects of litigation, including discovery, motion practice, and trial preparation.

Before joining Tucker Ellis, Emmanuel clerked for Justice Neal Hendel of the Supreme Court of Israel. During his tenure, he assisted in drafting opinions on a wide range of topics, including tort law, defamation, securities regulation, marriage equality, and separation of church and state.

When not practicing law, Emmanuel most enjoys spending time with his wife Anna and reading to, wrestling with, and tickling their three children Rutie, Mollie, and David.

education & admissions


  • New York University School of Law (J.D., 2017); New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy, Executive Editor; Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement, Fellow
  • Yeshiva University (M.A., 2014); Center for Jewish Law and Contemporary Civilization at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Graduate Fellow
  • Yeshiva University (B.A., with honors, 2012); Jay and Jeannie Schottenstein Honors Program; Center for Jewish Law and Contemporary Civilization at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Undergraduate Fellow

state admissions

  • Ohio, 2018


  • French (proficient)
  • Hebrew (fluent, including modern legal Hebrew)
  • Obtained dismissal in favor of medical-device manufacturer of claims by 96 non-resident plaintiffs at the pleadings stage
  • Obtained multiple dismissals of claims against biomaterials supplier at the pleadings stage
publications & events

Speaking Engagements

  • "Piercing the LLC Veil," Lorman Webinar (February 2020)
  • "Piercing the Corporate Veil Checklist: Avoid Mistakes and Exposure," Lorman Webinar (March 2019)



in the community
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Jewish Federation of Cleveland
    • Young Leadership Division, Board Member
    • Ben Gurion Society, Member
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