Kristen Anderson


HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Recognized as a Rising Star in the 2014-2020 editions of Super Lawyers
  • Frequent speaker on women in the law and antitrust topics through the American Bar Association and other organizations
  • Co-author of The Misapplication of Associated General Contractors to Cartwright Act Claims, 23 COMPETITION: J. ANTI. & UNFAIR COMP. L. SEC. ST. B. CAL. 120 (2014)

BIO:

Ms. Anderson has worked on class action cases recovering over $9.3 billion and currently serves as interim co-lead counsel on behalf of advertiser plaintiffs in Klein v. Facebook, Inc., No. 20-cv-8570 (N.D. Cal.). She is an active member of the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Section. She was a contributing author to the Antitrust Section’s Proof of Conspiracy Under Federal Antitrust Laws (3d ed.), Antitrust Discovery Handbook (2d ed.), Joint Venture Handbook (2d ed.), and the 2010 Annual Review of Antitrust Law Developments. In addition, Ms. Anderson served as an editor for Model Jury Instructions in Civil Antitrust Cases (2016 ed.) and numerous other publications. During law school, she served as an extern at the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, in San Francisco and as an extern to Justice Kathryn Mickle Werdegar of the Supreme Court of California. She was also a research assistant to Professor James R. McCall in the areas of antitrust and comparative antitrust law.

REPRESENTATIVE CASES:

  • In re Foreign Exchange Benchmark Rates Antitrust Litig., No. 13-cv-7789 (S.D.N.Y.)
    ($2.3 billion settlement)
  • In re GSE Bonds Antitrust Litig., No. 19-cv-1704 (S.D.N.Y.) ($386.5 million settlement)
  • Alaska Electrical Pension Fund v. Bank of America, N.A., No. 14-cv-7126 (S.D.N.Y.) ($504.5 million settlement)
  • Axiom Investment Advisors, LLC, by and through its Trustees, Gildor Management LLC v. Barclays Bank PLC, No. 15-cv-9323 (S.D.N.Y.) ($50 million settlement)
  • Dahl v. Bain Capital Partners, LLC, No. 07-cv-12388 (D. Mass.) ($590.5 million settlement)
  • In re Payment Card Interchange Fee and Merchant Discount Antitrust Litig., MDL No. 1720 (E.D.N.Y.) ($5.54 billion settlement)