James W. Anderson

James W. Anderson

Partner
Location:
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Phone:
(612) 338-4605
Fax:
(612) 338-4692
Email:

James Anderson is a partner of the firm. James was named in the 2014 edition of the annual Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers list of outstanding attorneys as a “Rising Star” in the areas of antitrust, securities and consumer law litigation. He is currently working on, or has worked on, a variety of complex civil matters, including Gordon et al. v. Amadeus et al. (S.D.N.Y.) (antitrust action alleging conspiracy to foreclose competition in the market for global distribution systems, resulting in supracompetitive fees paid by airline passengers); In re Lithium Ion Batteries Antitrust Litigation (N.D. Cal.) (asserting antitrust claims against manufacturers of lithium ion batteries); Kleen Products LLC v. Packaging Corporation of America, et al. (N.D. Ill.) (antitrust claims against manufacturers of containerboard products); In re American Express Anti-Steering Rules Antitrust Litigation (E.D.N.Y.) (challenging rules preventing merchants from providing consumers with incentives to use forms of payment that are less expensive than American Express branded payment cards); In re Aftermarket Filters Antitrust Litigation (N.D. Ill.) (antitrust, consumer protection and unfair competition claims against leading manufacturers of replacement vehicle filters on behalf of indirect purchasers); In re Pool Products Distribution Market Antitrust Litigation (E.D. La.) (asserting claims of monopolization and attempted monopolization of the U.S. pool products distribution market); In re Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation (E.D.N.Y) (claims against major airlines alleging price-fixing of fuel surcharges for freight transportation); In re Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) Antitrust Litigation (N.D. Cal.) (price-fixing claims against the producers of CRT televisions); In re DRAM Antitrust Litigation (multiple federal and state court actions involving price-fixing claims against the producers of DRAM computer memory); In re SRAM Memory Products Antitrust Litigation (N.D. Cal.) (price-fixing claims against the producers of SRAM computer memory); Första AP-fonden and Danske Invest Management A/S v. St. Jude Medical, Inc. (D. Minn.) (securities fraud claims on behalf of St. Jude Medical, Inc.); and In re AOL Time Warner Securities Litigation (S.D.N.Y.) (securities fraud claims on behalf of AOL and Time Warner shareholders). James has also been involved in other, non-class litigation including Spine Solutions, Inc. v. Medtronic Sofamor Danek, Inc. (W.D. Tenn.).

James graduated cum laude from William Mitchell College of Law where he was awarded a 21st Century Scholarship, received a CALI Award for his performance in Legislative Advocacy, and a Minnesota State Bar Association outstanding achievement award in Employment Discrimination.

Areas of Practice

  • Securities Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Consumer Law

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2004
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit

Education

  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. cum laude
  • Saint Olaf College
    • B.A. magna cum laude