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Joshua E Anderson

Joshua E Anderson

Sidley Austin LLP


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

  • Obtaining voluntary dismissal with no payment required of nationwide class action claims against a life insurance company involving alleged “churning.”
  • Obtaining voluntary dismissal of statewide class action claims against a life insurance company involving alleged miscalculation of interest payments.
  • Obtaining a $104 million judgment for a pharmaceutical company in a Hatch-Waxman patent infringement lawsuit following a three-week bench trial, more than $98 million of which was affirmed on appeal by the Federal Circuit.
  • Obtaining dismissal, summary judgment and denial of class certification in a series of putative nationwide and statewide class actions against a pharmaceutical company involving the alleged false advertising of a prescription drug.
  • Obtaining voluntary dismissal with no payment required of nationwide class action claims against a pharmaceutical company involving challenges to its co-pay assistance programs for privately insured consumers.
  • 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 Ninth Circuit.

In 2017, Josh was named one of the BTI Client Service All-Stars, an elite group of lawyers whom world-leading corporate counsel recognize as client service leaders. He was also named a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2010 by Los Angeles Magazine.

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