Sanders Carter is a litigation partner with extensive trial experience in federal and state courts. He leads the firm's Life, Health, Disability, and ERISA Litigation Practice.
Sanders represents the nation’s leading life insurance companies throughout Georgia and in other states where he had been admitted pro hac vice. His practice is focused on representing insurers in actions to recover benefits under policies of life, health, disability, accidental death, managed healthcare insurance, and annuity contracts, defending ERISA claims alleging breach of fiduciary duties and to recover employee benefits, and defending insurers in cases based on agent misconduct. He also represents broker-dealer subsidiaries of insurers in FINRA arbitrations.
Sanders is the Publications Chair of the Life, Health and Disability Committee of the Defense Research Institute, is the founding editor of ERISA Report, a DRI newsletter, and is co-editor of ERISA and Life Insurance News, a Smith Moore Leatherwood publication. He has written on life insurance and ERISA issues for many years and has spoken at seminars of the American Conference Institute, the Defense Research Institute, the Eastern Claims Conference, the Blue Cross/Blue Shield Association, the Southern Claims Conference, and other organizations.