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Brian D. Anderson

Phone: (920) 435-3734    |   Fax: (920) 435-0126


Paralegal Assistant: Julie OBranovich


Brian Anderson is an experienced trial attorney who defends insurance companies and insureds, litigates insurance coverage issues, and practices appellate advocacy in state and federal courts.  He also defends physicians and hospitals in civil litigation and administrative actions. 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 and working at the Supreme Court, and supporting a USAID-funded project supporting promoting reforms to laws and legal institutions in Rwanda.


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Areas of

  • Appellate Practice

  • Insurance Defense Litigation

  • Medical and Professional Malpractice Defense

  • Insurance Coverage Litigation

  • Bad Faith Defense

  • Premises Liability Defense

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Wisconsin

  • State Bar of Ohio (inactive)

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin


  • LL.M., Master of Laws – Rule of Law
    Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH

  • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence with High Distinction
    Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH

  • M.S., Master of Science – Information Science
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

  • B.A., Bachelor of Arts – Political Science
    University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI


  • Handling Insurance Claims When Multiple Policies Provide Coverage, Insurance Law in Wisconsin 2019 Review, Wisconsin Bar Association (Live Presentation ), Oct. 2019

  • Presented at "We say IME, they say DME, Don’t Let Them Throw You Off, strategies and practice tips regarding Independent Medical Examinations in the defense of personal injury claims" at the Wisconsin Defense Counsel’s Summer Conference, Virtual 2020

  • Presented at the Wisconsin Defense Counsel Winter Seminar, with a presentation titled “Three’s Company But Can Feel Like A Crowd: Ethical Challenges When Representing Insurers and Insureds,” December, 2021

  • Panelist, Wisconsin Defense Counsel Spring Conference, “Navigating Through Cancel Culture, Inclusion, and Work Life,” April, 2022

Memberships, Publications and Recognition

  • Author of "Bitten By The International Law Bug," Super, Fall 2022 

  • Super Lawyer 2022

  • WDC Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee Member

  • Author of "Re-Introducing the Amicus Curiae Committee," WDC Wisconsin Civil Trial Journal Spring 2021 (Page 44)

  • Wisconsin Defense Counsel Amicus Committee Chair, 2020​

  • Wisconsin Defense Counsel, Member, 2018 – present 

  • Wisconsin Society for Healthcare Risk Management, Member, 2020 – present

  • Brown County Bar Association, 2018 – present

  • Wisconsin State Bar Association, 2018 – present

  • Wisconsin Bar Appellate Practice Section, 2018 – present

  • Wisconsin Bar Litigation Section, 2018 – present

  • American Bar Association, 2010 – present

  • ABA Section of International Law, 2010 – 2018

  • Ohio State Bar Association, 2010 – 2018

  • ALI-ABA Scholarship and Leadership Award

  • Ohio Northern College of Law - Willis Society (top 10%)

  • Order of the Barristers Honor Society (2010)

  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society (2010)

  • WI Association for Justice, Paralegal Section (past president) 2005-2007

Community Service

  • Trustee, Brown County Library Board, 2019 – present

    • Vice-President, 2020-present

  • Member, Board of Directors, The Art Garage, Green Bay, WI, 2018–2020

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