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- Practice Commenced: 2008
- Total Mediations (as of Oct 2022): 750
- Total Arbitrations (as of Oct 2022): 100
Mr. Anderson has mediated/arbitrated more than 1,200 cases, ranging in value from $50,000 to 8.25 million dollars; in complexity from “slip and fall” to complicated multi-party products liability, construction accident, medical negligence, and commercial claims. He is Chair-Elect of the Dispute Resolution Section of the New York State Bar Association, serves as Third District Section Liaison, Liaison to the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section and Trial Lawyers Section; and is a member of the Mediation Committee. He is also involved on an ongoing basis to assist in the implementation of New York’s presumptive ADR initiative.
- Banking & Finance
- Contract Disputes
- Family Businesses
- Legal Malpractice
- Local Govt./Municipalities
- Medical Devices
- Medical Malpractice
- Nursing Homes
- Personal Injury
- Premises Liability
- Product Liability
- Professional Fees
- Professional Liability
- Professional Malpractice
- Professional Negligence
- Property Damage
- Railroad & Trucking
- Religious Institutions
- Sexual Harassment
- Wrongful Death
Mr. Anderson completed mediation training at the Harvard Negotiation Institute of Harvard Law School in 2010. In 2014 he was trained in commercial mediation at Fordham Law School, sponsored by the New York State Bar Association. In 2018 he completed advanced mediation training through the American Bar Association’s Section of Dispute Resolution. He has been an Adjunct Professor at Albany Law School since 2016, where he teaches Alternative Dispute Resolution to second- and third-year law students. Mr. Anderson also lectures on mediation and arbitration to lawyers at continuing legal education programs sponsored by the New York State Bar Association, Albany County Bar Association, and the National Business Institute. In October of 2020 he chaired a program sponsored by the New York State Bar Association entitled: ADR for the Tort Litigator: What is it? Which to Choose and How to Prepare.
Additionally, his article entitled Alternative Dispute Resolution and the Personal Injury Attorney: Coming of Age, was published in the October 2020 edition of the Albany County Bar Association newsletter. In July of 2021 Mr. Anderson was a speaker and mediation trainer for The Nassau Academy of Law and Nassau County Bar Association’s program Personal Injury Mediation Training and in December of 2021 was a speaker and trainer for the three-day program Personal Injury Advanced Mediation Training Program sponsored by the New York State Bar Association. In May of 2022, Mr. Anderson presented a program entitled ADR in 2022 for the Plaintiff and Defense Practitioner: How to Prepare for and Mediate the Personal Injury Case.
He received his Bachelor of Arts degree Cum Laude from Colgate University in 1978 and Juris Doctor Degree from Albany Law School of Union University in 1981.
Memberships & Affiliations
- National Association of Distingushed Neutrals
- New York State Bar Association-- Chair-Elect of Dispute Resolution Section
- American Bar Association
- American Association for Justice
- New York State Trial Lawyers Association
- Capital District Trial Lawyers Association, President, 1998 to 1999
- Capital District Trial Lawyers Association
- Albany County Bar Association
- Rensselaer County Bar Association
- Saratoga County Bar Association
MEDIATION: Two parties: $475; Three or more parties: $500 for review of material and mediation time.
ARBITRATION: $525 for review of material and arbitration time.