Juan Carlos Sanchez

Juan Carlos Sanchez



Juan Carlos “J.C.” Sanchez is a partner in Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s San Diego office. He specializes in complex securities litigation and has extensive experience advising investors on their exposure to securities fraud and advising them on their litigation options for recovering losses. He has advised institutional and retail investors in more than 60 securities class actions that yielded more than $600 million in class-wide recoveries.

J.C. was a key member of the litigation team that secured the largest shareholder derivative recovery ever in Tennessee and the Sixth Circuit and unprecedented corporate governance reforms in In re Community Health Sys., Inc. S’holder Derivative Litig. His representation of California passengers in a landmark consumer and civil rights case against Greyhound Lines, Inc. led to a ruling recognizing that transit passengers do not check their rights and dignity at the bus door. Law360 honored J.C. and the Greyhound litigation team as a Consumer Protection Group of the Year in 2019. J.C. was named a Leading Litigator in America as well as a Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyer by Lawdragon.

Before joining Robbins Geller, J.C. served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Nelva Gonzales Ramos of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

J.C. earned his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. While in law school, J.C. served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Stephen Reinhardt of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, interned with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement in Washington, D.C., was Student Director of the East Bay Workers’ Rights Clinic, and a recipient of the Honorable Cruz Reynoso Social Justice Fellowship. J.C. earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California, Davis and is a graduate of the Coro Fellows Program.


  • Leading Litigator in America, Lawdragon, 2024
  • Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyer, Lawdragon, 2023

Practice Areas


  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), J.D., 2014
  • University of California, Davis, B.S., 2005


  • California
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of California

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