Jill C. Anderson

Partner

[email protected]

Phone: (312) 360-6527

Fax: (312) 360-6520

My philosophy? Practice, practice, practice and win.

- Babe Didrikson Zaharias

About

About

Jill Anderson is a Partner in the Litigation Practice Group and represents clients in appellate matters and all phases of litigation, with a particular focus on critical and dispositive trial motions in complex cases. Jill's experience includes the representation of large companies, small businesses, and individuals in a wide range of state and federal commercial matters, including antitrust, real estate, class action, product liability, breach of contract and other complex disputes.

Jill is an animal lover (dogs, especially) and when not practicing law enjoys running, cycling, and reading, as well as following the Florida Gators and the Chicago White Sox.

Representative Matters

Representative Matters

  • Defended clients in nationwide antitrust class action resulting in defense judgment and successfully defended that judgment on appeal.  In re Sulfuric Acid Antitrust Litigation, 703 F.3d 1004 (7th Cir. 2012).

  • Obtained a $36.4 million judgment against a local governmental entity for violating client’s easement rights and delaying construction of the Ritz-Carlton Residences Chicago, Magnificent Mile, and successfully defended the judgment on appeal. Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago v. Terra Foundation for American Art, 2014 IL App (1st) 130307.

  • Represented technology company in dispute over licensing agreement, resulting in multi-million dollar settlement for client.

  • Arbitrated real-estate dispute requiring seller to turn over title to real estate development.

  • Represented Comptroller of the State of Illinois in dispute with the Attorney General of the State of Illinois regarding state-employee pay during budget impasse.

  • Summary judgment for client dealership group on an action by a vehicle manufacturer for specific performance of a contractual right in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

  • Illinois Leading Lawyers 2019 (cited multiple years)

Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Appellate Lawyers Association

Perspectives

Perspectives

News

Insights

Events

Media

Media

Publications

  • "The Supreme Court’s Recent Reverse-Payment Patent-Settlement Decision: Can The Antitrust Challenge Permitted By The Court Be Limited To Pharmaceutical Patent Settlements?" co-author with Jeffery M. Cross
  • "Joint Ventures and Other Competitor Collaborations," co-author with David C. Gustman, PLI’s 46th Annual Antitrust Law Institute

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