Sandra J. Anderson

Adjunct Professor



  • B.S.C., Ohio University
  • J.D., Northwestern University School of Law

Sandra J. Anderson recently retired from her position as associate vice president and deputy general counsel for The Ohio State University Office of Legal Affairs. In that role, she directed the efforts of the office’s 24 attorneys and 20 paralegals and support staff in providing legal services to the university’s main campus, regional campuses, and Wexner Medical Center. She also supervised legal work performed by more than 25 state and national law firms serving as special counsel to the university on various matters.

Prior to coming to Ohio State, she served for 33 years at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, in Columbus, where her practice focused on civil litigation, including employment litigation. At the firm, Anderson served as special counsel for Ohio State in several matters, including defending the university in lawsuits in federal court and the Court of Claims.