Sammi V. Anderson

Sammi V. Anderson

PARTNER

801-303-0046
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Practice Areas

Labor & Employment Business Litigation

Sammi V. Anderson represents businesses of all sizes in complex commercial litigation and employment matters.  Ms. Anderson has been recognized since 2016 in America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in Chambers USA, The Client’s Guide for Utah Labor and Employment Law.  In addition, Ms. Anderson is recognized in the 2017 and 2018 Editions of The Best Lawyers in America in the area of employment litigation, as a Mountain States Super Lawyers® Super Lawyer, 2018, in the areas of business and employment litigation, as one of Utah’s Legal Elite in the Utah Business magazine in 2016, and by 2016 Chambers USA as Up and Coming in the area of employment law.

Ms. Anderson defends and counsels employers in federal, state and administrative litigation.  Ms. Anderson has successfully represented companies in employment-related investigations by federal and state agencies, and provides real-time, practical consulting, as well as training, in all areas of employment-related regulation.  Ms. Anderson’s commercial litigation practice focuses on complex business disputes, including intellectual property litigation, construction litigation, shareholder disputes, economic torts, non-competition covenants and business interference claims.  Ms. Anderson has successfully prosecuted mortgage fraud claims in various jurisdictions, and has successfully defended clients in false advertising consumer class actions.

Ms. Anderson graduated first in her class from the University of Arizona, College of Law, where she served on the Arizona Law Review Board of Directors and was awarded membership in the Order of the Coif.  Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Anderson served as a law clerk to the Honorable Melvin J. Brunetti, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Education

  • J.D., University of Arizona, summa cum laude (2001)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Board of Directors, Arizona Law Review
  • B.S., Southern Utah University (1998)

Clerkship

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Melvin J. Brunetti, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Licenses and Admissions

  • Utah (2003)
  • Arizona (2002)
  • United States District Court for the District of Utah
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the District of Kansas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Professional Affiliations and Activities

  • Utah Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Rules of Civil Procedure (2009-present)
  • Chair, Utah State Bar 2014 Fall Forum Convention (2014)
  • Chair, Utah State Bar 2010 Summer Convention, Sun Valley, ID (2010)
  • Chair, Executive Committee, Utah State Bar Litigation Section (2008)

Professional Recognitions and Honors

  • Chambers USA’s, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Client’s Guide – Utah Labor and Employment (2016-2018)
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Litigation – Labor and Employment (2014-2018)
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers Super Lawyer, Business Litigation and Employment Litigation: Defense (2013-2018)
  • Utah Business magazine, Utah’s Legal Elite, Business Litigation (2009-2014, 2016)
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Star (2009-2012)