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Rip Sanders

Your South Carolina Business, Commercial Real Estate, and Corporate Transactional Attorney
Rip Sanders

Knowlton “Rip” Sanders is a distinguished alumnus of Clemson University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History in 1993. He graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2006. While in law school, he was a member of the Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Journal.

Before beginning his law school journey, Rip worked for a corporate relocation and furniture company for 10 years. During that time, he served on the Senior Leadership team for four years as Vice President and assisted with completely reorganizing the company. He also organized and operated a commercial floor-covering subsidiary.

Commercial Real Estate and Corporate Transactional Attorney

In 2010, Rip Sanders joined the Bernstein & Bernstein team as a commercial real estate attorney and oversees the Business and Real Estate Group of the firm. His first-hand experience in operating a company, business acumen, and attention to detail is highly beneficial to his clients.

Rip focuses on the areas of commercial real estate and corporate transactions and has experience with assisting financial institutions, mortgage companies, real estate developers, and individuals with general corporate matters and business transactions.

Recognitions and Accolades

In 2006, Rip was admitted to the South Carolina Bar. He now proudly holds membership in esteemed legal circles, including the South Carolina Bar Association and the Richland County Bar Association. Rip currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Palmetto Cycling Coalition and the Board of Directors of Sustainable Midlands. Previously, he served on the Board of Visitors for Clemson University. 

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