Brian Anderson

Brian Anderson - The Everson Law Firm

Brian Anderson is an experienced trial attorney who primarily defends insurance companies and insureds, litigates insurance coverage issues, and practices appellate advocacy. Prior to joining the Everson Law Firm, Brian was an Assistant Professor of Law teaching international and comparative law subjects, courses in legal research, and a required first-year course at the College of Law at Ohio Northern University. He was also engaged in law reform projects as a rule of law advisor in Eastern Europe, the Balkans, and sub-Saharan Africa.

Brian is a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and a graduate with high honors from the Claude W. Pettit College of Law at Ohio Northern University, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review, a member of the Moot Court Board of Advocates, and was inducted into the Willis Society, the highest academic honor society at the College of Law. As a law student, he was a judicial extern to the Honorable Edmund A. Sargus, Jr., Federal Judge in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. He also spent two summers working as a law clerk at a defense litigation firm in West Virginia.

He began his legal career as the law clerk and legal advisor to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Rwanda. He spent one year living in Kigali at the Court, and supporting a USAID-funded project supporting reforms to laws and legal institutions in Rwanda.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Appellate Practice

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • State Bar of Ohio
  • S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin

Education

  • LL.M., Rule of Law – Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH
  • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence with High Distinction – Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH
  • M.S., Information Science – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Urbana, IL
  • B.A., Bachelor of Arts – Political Science, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

Memberships, Publications and Recognition

  • Wisconsin Defense Counsel, Member, 2018-present
  • Brown County Bar Association, 2018 – present
  • American Bar Association, 2010 – present
  • ABA Section of International Law, 2010 – present
  • Wisconsin State Bar Association, 2018 – present
  • Ohio State Bar Association, 2010-present
  • Wisconsin Bar Appellate Practice Section, 2018 – present
  • Wisconsin Bar Litigation Section, 2018 – present
  • ALI-ABA Scholarship and Leadership Award
  • Willis Society
  • Order of Barristers
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • WI Association for Justice, Paralegal Section (past president) 2005-2007