Jim Anderson is a litigator and trial lawyer. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation involving leading technology and pharmaceutical companies, as well as private equity, private credit, and venture funds. Jim leverages his technological background and expertise to represent clients in high-stakes business and intellectual property disputes.
Jim has experience litigating cases for clients in the life sciences, biotech, software, consumer electronics, and financial services industries. Jim has also handled lawsuits for venture and hedge funds, and real estate clients. He has litigated cases in courts throughout the United States, as well as before the International Trade Commission and Patent Trial and Appeal Board. He has also represented foreign and domestic companies in disputes before international arbitration tribunals under ICC and CPR Rules.
In addition to his commercial litigation practice, Jim counsels and advises private equity and private credit clients in fund-fund, lender-sponsor, and portfolio company disputes. Jim leverages his courtroom experience to help these clients navigate regulatory and litigation risks.
Jim also advises clients on intellectual property strategy spanning the full range of patent, trademark, and trade secret protections. He has developed and maintained intellectual property portfolios in a broad range of industries, including consumer products, medical devices, machining and fabrication equipment, and semiconductor devices. Jim is registered to practice before the USPTO.
Jim also maintains an active pro bono practice. He has received awards for his work on behalf of victims of domestic violence and abuse.
Jim has a background in Mechanical Engineering, with a focus on energy, power, and fuel cell technologies. Prior to his career at Proskauer, Jim served as a judicial intern in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut and represented clients with the UConn Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Law Clinic.