Sanford has served on the Board of Synexis since 2008. He is a lawyer at Schulte Roth and Zabel based in New York. His primary focuses are in the areas of corporate and real estate finance. His principal clients include major pension funds, investment advisors, and fund sponsors. His practice creates and makes investments in private and public investment vehicles, as well as the representation of portfolio companies and properties, acquired thereby.
Sanford also spent time at Dewey & LeBoeuf, LLP, where he chaired the Real Estate and Private Equity Groups, co-chaired the firm’s Corporate Department, served on the firm’s Executive Committee and co-chaired the firm’s Management Committee. He was recognized in Chambers USA as a leader in the field of Private Equity: Fund Formation, and is known as a leader in the field of Real Estate Law. He received his bachelor’s degree from Williams College and his J.D. from Columbia Law School.