Jon L. Anderson

BIOGRAPHY
Phone: (304) 340-1288 | Fax: (304) 340-1050 | Email: jlanderson@jacksonkelly.com
500 Lee Street East, Suite 1600, Charleston, WV 25301-3202


Jon L. Anderson is a Member of the Firm, practicing in the Litigation Practice Group. He also serves as Assistant General Counsel to the Firm.  Mr. Anderson represents clients in a wide range of issues with a focus on environmental, toxic tort and workplace injury litigation. He represents clients through both the trial and appellate levels, having argued before the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia on multiple occasions.

Mr. Anderson's cases have included:
 

  • Representing an energy company in a medical monitoring class action alleging the company's prior operations contaminated soil at the site of an elementary school
  • Representing an energy company in a medical monitoring class action alleging exposure to hazardous substances from a nearby facility
  • Representing employers in claims alleging occupational disease from worksite chemical exposure


Mr. Anderson graduated first in his class from the West Virginia University College of Law in 2004 where he served as Executive Manuscript Editor of the West Virginia Law Review.  He graduated magna cum laude from West Virginia University in 2001 with a degree in finance.

 
Legal Experience
 
2004 - PresentJackson Kelly PLLC
 
Education
 
2004J.D.West Virginia University College of Law
2001B.S.West Virginia University (Finance)
 
Bar Admissions
 
2004West Virginia
 
Court Admissions
 
2005U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
2005U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
2004West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
2004U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia

Professional Involvement:
  • Energy & Mineral Law Foundation
  • International Association of Defense Counsel

Writings and Publications:

Awards and Honors:
  • Ranked in Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of Litigation: General Commercial Law in West Virginia, 2015
  • Named in the 2013-2017 editions of West Virginia Super Lawyers® Rising Stars for General Litigation Law
  • Named in the 2012 edition of West Virginia Super Lawyers® Rising Stars
  • Order of the Coif
  • Executive Manuscript Editor of the West Virginia Law Review
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