Jon M. Anderson: Lawyer with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Jon M. Anderson

Providence,  RI  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Complex Litigation
  • Antitrust/Competition Law
  • Municipal Insolvency and Chapter 9 Bankruptcy
  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Healthcare
  • Educational Institutions
University Brown University, A.B., magna cum laude, 1983
Law SchoolUniversity of Pennsylvania, J.D., magna cum laude, 1988
AdmittedMassachusetts; Rhode Island; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit; U.S. Tax Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; Federal District Court, District of Massachusetts; Federal District Court, District of Rhode Island; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit


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BornPawtucket, Rhode Island, April 8, 1961

Jon joined the Firm in 1989 after clerking for Judge James Hunter III on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He practices in the areas of education law, complex civil litigation, unfair trade practices and antitrust.

Before Edwards Wildman

Prior to joining the Firm, Jon was a law clerk to the Honorable James Hunter, III, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. During law school Jon was an Executive Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review.

Besides Edwards Wildman

For eleven years Jon served as an elected member of the Pawtucket School Committee. In addition, Jon was the 1999 Recipient of the Rhode Island Bar Association's Pro Bono Publico Award.


Court Victory Upholding Client's Election Win

In October 2012, our government team in our Providence office won a victory in the Rhode Island Supreme Court upholding the one-vote win of our client for a seat in the Rhode Island House of Representatives.

National Business Institute's Special Education Laws Made Simple Seminar
December 5, 2014 event
National Business Institute Seminar
January 24, 2014 event
Client Advisory - Rhode Island Becomes The Third State To Provide Paid Family Leave For Employees
July 2013
NBI's Lawfully Managing Student Records Without Violating Privacy Rights
November 14, 2012 event
NBI's Rhode Island Special Education Law Seminar
June 4, 2012 event
School Defenses To Common Lawsuits
October 18, 2011 event
2011 Learning Differences Awareness Conference
October 1, 2011 event
E-Technology at School: Preventing Lawsuits
October 23, 2009 event
State Antitrust Practice and Statutes
September 18, 2009
Client Advisory - Businesses That Sell to Resellers May Be Free To Control Resale Prices - Supreme Court Overrules 96-Year-Old Ban on Resale Price Maintenance
June 29, 2007

Edwards Wildman's Jon Anderson Successfully Obtains a Majority of the RI Supreme Court for Seat in the RI House of Representatives
October 11, 2012
The Firm is Recognized in the American Lawyer
July 7, 2008
Firm Represents Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited in $8.8 Billion Acquisition of Millennium Pharmaceuticals
April 10, 2008


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Jon M. Anderson

2800 Financial Plaza
ProvidenceRI 02903


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