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Kimball R. Anderson

Winston & Strawn LLP

Chicago, IL, USA


Kimball Anderson is a veteran trial lawyer with 33 years of experience at Winston & Strawn. He is a nationally respected trial lawyer concentrating in the areas of professional liability, product liability, patent and trademark infringement, class actions and insurance coverage.

Mr. Anderson is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. As national and local counsel to Fortune 100 companies, Mr. Anderson has tried many complex commercial cases to verdict in state and federal courts around the country and has argued cases before the federal courts of appeals, including two arguments before the Supreme Court of the United States.
Mr. Anderson is recognized as one of "America's Leading Lawyers for Business" in Chambers USA and as a "Leading Lawyer" by the Leading Lawyers Network. He was voted by his peers in 2007 through 2010 as a "Top 100 Illinois Super Lawyer." He also is listed in the Corporate Counsel Edition of Super Lawyer (March/April 2009) as a top attorney for business litigation. In Chambers USA 2009, clients said he "shows excellent judgment and is highly respected by the judiciary." Additionally, Mr. Anderson is a Laureate of the Illinois Academy of Lawyers.

Mr. Anderson also is involved in alternative dispute resolution as an advocate, an arbitrator, and a mediator. Mr. Anderson also is a "Distinguished Neutral" for the CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution, the country's leading nonprofit alternative dispute-resolution organization. He is recommended in Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Experts in Commercial Arbitration. Mr. Anderson also serves as an expert witness in professional responsibility matters.

Mr. Anderson's representative clients include Lowe's Companies Inc., Underwriters Laboratories, Discover Financial Services, Lear Corp., Attorneys Liability Assurance Society, Inc., Dell, Inc., and various law firms. Mr. Anderson also served for many years as Winston & Strawn's General Counsel and as a member of the firm's Executive Committee.

Education:
 
Mr. Anderson is a 1977 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law where he graduated first in his class, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, and served as editor of the Law Review.  He also is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Illinois.

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