Kristen M. Anderson's practice focuses on complex litigation with an emphasis on antitrust matters, including representative cases In re Currency Conversion Fee Antitrust Litigation, MDL 1409 (S.D.N.Y.); In re Payment Card Interchange Fee and Merchant Discount Antitrust Litigation, MDL 1720 (E.D.N.Y.); Dahl v. Bain Capital Partners, LLC (D. Mass); Ross v. Bank of America, N.A., (S.D.N.Y.); In re WellPoint UCR (C.D. Cal.); and In re Aetna UCR Litigation, MDL 2020 (D.N.J.).
Ms. Anderson is an active member of the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law. She served as a contributing author to the American Bar Association’s 2010 Annual Review of Antitrust Law Developments and also authored a chapter of the forthcoming publication of the Antitrust Discovery Handbook (2d ed.). She is also the Young Lawyer Representative to the Books and Treatises Committee. In addition, Ms. Anderson is an active member of the State Bar of California’s Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Section, serving as an articles editor for Competition: Journal of the Antitrust and Unfair Competition Section of the State Bar of California.
Ms. Anderson is active in Scott+Scott’s continuing legal education programs, speaking on pleading standards after Twombly and Iqbal, e-discovery and antitrust issues, and Supreme Court case updates. Ms. Anderson is also a regular contributor and editor of Scott+Scott’s monthly newsletter.
Ms. Anderson is a graduate of St. Louis University (B.A., Philosophy, 2003) and the University of California, Hastings College of the Law (J.D. 2006). During law school, Ms. Anderson served as an extern at the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, in San Francisco. While at Hastings, Ms. Anderson also served as an extern to Justice Kathryn Mickle Werdegar of the Supreme Court of California and was the research assistant to Professor James R. McCall in the areas of antitrust and comparative antitrust law.
Ms. Anderson is admitted to practice by the Supreme Court of the State of California and all California United States District Courts.