Gordon “Sandy” Sanford, former special counsel to AT&T Mississippi and lobbyist and attorney with the Willoughby Law Group, has joined the law firm of Adams and Reese as special counsel in the Special Business Services Group, practicing in the Jackson office.
Sanford has been practicing law since 1998, and his principal areas of practice are governmental relations, business litigation, business counseling and intellectual property.
Sanford is the immediate past president of the Mississippi Corporate Counsel Association, member of Young Business Leaders and has served as a member of several committees within the Mississippi Bar Association, including the Long Range Planning Committee, Young Lawyers Division, chairman of the Law School Relations Committee and Nominating Committee. He formerly served as southeastern editor of The Business Suit.
Sanford is an adjunct professor at Mississippi College School of Law, where he most recently served from 2003-2005, teaching the courses of Sales and Leasing and Remedies.
He is an alumnus of the University of Mississippi, and has served as a member of the Young Alumni Council and as a board member of the Alumni Association for the University of Mississippi Central District. While attending the University of Mississippi, Sanford served as Associated Student Body President, fraternity president and was inducted into the University Hall of Fame.
A Pascagoula native, he holds a bachelor’s of accountancy degree from the University of Mississippi and graduated summa cum laude and first in his class from Mississippi College School of Law.