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Joshua E Anderson

Joshua E Anderson

Sidley Austin LLP


Josh Anderson has extensive experience handling the defence of class actions, appeals and complex, multi-party litigation in federal and state trial courts. Josh has substantial experience in the areas of insurance, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, consumer fraud and bankruptcy. His recent victories include:

  • obtaining dismissal, summary judgment, and denial of class certification in a series of putative nationwide and state-wide class actions against a pharmaceutical company involving the alleged false advertising of a prescription drug;
  • obtaining voluntary dismissal of class action claims against a life insurance company involving alleged miscalculation of interest payments;
  • obtaining voluntary dismissal of class action claims against a pharmaceutical company involving challenges to its co-pay assistance programmes for privately insured consumers;
  • obtaining a $98 million judgement for a pharmaceutical company in a Hatch-Waxman patent infringement lawsuit following a three-week bench trial, which was affirmed on appeal by the Federal Circuit;
  • obtaining $118 million judgment for a Korean automobile manufacturer after a four-day bench trial before a bankruptcy court, which was affirmed on appeal by the district court and the Ninth Circuit; and
  • obtaining voluntary dismissal of claims against a pharmaceutical company involving alleged over-pricing to a 340B organisation.  

Recognised by his peers as one of the top young lawyers in California, Josh was named as one of the ‘Top 40 Under 40’ Appellate Lawyers in California in 2014 by the American Society of Legal Advocates and a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2006, 2007, 2009, and 2010 by Los Angeles Magazine.

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