Strategic Research Partner of the American Bar Association's Section of International LawThe Queen's Award for Enterpise 2012

David L Anderson

David L Anderson
Office:
Sidley Austin LLP
555 California Street
94104
City:
San Francisco
State:
California
Country:
USA
Tel:
+1 415 772 1204
Fax:
+1 415 772 7400

Biography • Business Crime Defence

David L Anderson, a partner in Sidley's California office, is a trial lawyer who represents clients in their most important and sensitive matters. Over the past two decades, he has represented some of the country's leading public companies, including, AT&T, Chevron, Facebook, Genentech, Juniper Networks, STMicroelectronics and Wells Fargo.

As a federal prosecutor from 1998 to 2002, and again from 2008 to 2010, Mr Anderson successfully represented the government in some of its most noteworthy prosecutions in Northern California over that time. In United States v Charles W McCall, Mr Anderson successfully prosecuted the board chairman of a well known public company for his participation in a revenue-recognition scheme that resulted in more than $8 billion in shareholder losses and a 10-year prison sentence for the defendant. From 2008 to 2010, Mr Anderson served as first assistant US Attorney for the Northern District of California.

One year after graduating from Stanford Law School in 1990, Mr Anderson served as a law clerk to Justice Anthony M Kennedy of the United States Supreme Court. He also clerked for Chief Judge J Clifford Wallace of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and Judge George H Aldrich of the Iran-US Claims Tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands.

Mr Anderson received his JD (Order of the Coif) from Stanford Law School in 1990 - where he was note editor of the Stanford Law Review - and a BS (with honors) from San Jose State University. Admissions include: US Supreme Court; various US Court of Appeals; various US District Courts; and California.

This biography is an extract from The International Who's Who of Business Crime Defence Lawyers which can be purchased from our Shop.

Practice Areas

Firms

Browse Firms

Search Firms

The Who's Who Legal 100

Awards

News & Features

Special Reports

Events

Shop

About Us

It is not possible to buy entry into any Who's Who Legal publication

Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

Copyright © 2014 Law Business Research Ltd. All rights reserved. | http://www.lbresearch.com

87 Lancaster Road, London, W11 1QQ, UK | Tel: +44 20 7908 1180 / Fax: +44 207 229 6910

http://www.whoswholegal.com | editorial@whoswholegal.com

Law Business Research Ltd

87 Lancaster Road, London
W11 1QQ, UK