Wendy M. Anderson

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Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Scottsdale, AZ

Law Office of Wendy Anderson PLLC
 | 8686 E San Alberto Dr, Suite 300
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Phone: 480-825-4509
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020
Licensed Since: 2015
Practice Areas:
  • Business/Corporate (60%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (40%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Wendy M. Anderson is the founder and owner of the Law Office of Wendy Anderson, PLLC, in Scottsdale, Arizona. Widely regarded by her peers as an emerging leader in her field, Ms. Anderson provides exceptional representation and support to a diverse range of clients across the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    ·       Outside general business counsel

    ·       Business transactions

    ·       Entity formation and planning

    ·       Contracts and agreements

    ·       Marketing and advertising law

    ·       Employment practices

    ·       Independent contractor issues

    ·       Dispute resolution and mediation

    More than simply an attorney, Ms. Anderson strives to become a partner with her clients, and she finds great reward in being able to develop and sustain long-lasting, beneficial relationships with those she serves. Drawing upon her more than 20 years of business and corporate experience, she has a wealth of knowledge and resources available to address her clients' needs efficiently, and she works hard to exceed their expectations.

    Regardless of whether her clients are just starting their companies or have established businesses, Ms. Anderson provides invaluable counsel and quality services aimed at helping them achieve their goals as cost-effectively as possible. Prior to becoming an attorney, she worked as an executive in the marketing and advertising industry, allowing her to devise highly effective strategies to increase her clients' visibility as well as their chances for success in today's dynamic marketplace.

    A 1988 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Ms. Anderson attended Arizona Summit Law School, where she was a Dean's List scholar and received 10 CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for having earned the top ranking in her class. She obtained her Juris Doctor summa cum laude in 2014. The State Bar of Arizona admitted her to practice the following year, and she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.

    Ms. Anderson has an article published in the Arizona Summit Law Review, and she maintains active memberships with several local, state and national legal organizations. Committed to her local community as well, she routinely volunteers her time and services with the Paiute Neighborhood Center Free Legal Clinic sponsored by the Scottsdale Bar Association.

    Practice Areas
    • 60%Business/Corporate
    • 40%Employment & Labor: Employer
    Focus Areas

    Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Contracts, Business Organizations


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    Rising Stars: 2020

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  • About Wendy Anderson

    Admitted: 2015, Arizona

    Professional Webpage: https://www.wendyandersonlaw.com/attorneys/

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • United States District Court, District of Arizona, 2016
    • State Bar of Arizona, 2015

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • University of Pennsylvania Alumni Interview Committee Member
    • Paiute Neighborhood Center Free Legal Clinic – Volunteer attorney

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • “A Good Death: Increasing the Adoption and Effectiveness of Advance Directives in Arizona” in 10th Anniversary Edition of Arizona Summit Law Review, publication date Spring 2015

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Valedictorian of December 2014 graduating law school class, 2014
    • Earned CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in 10 classes:  Contracts I, Constitutional Law I, Employment Law, Intellectual Property, Sports Law, Trusts and Estates, Legal Writing and Research I and II, Advanced Legal Research, and Law Office and Client Management., 2014

    Educational Background:

    • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1988

    Industry Groups

    • Consulting
    • Medical
    • Small Business
    • Trades and Home Services
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    Office Location for Wendy M. Anderson

    8686 E San Alberto Dr
    Suite 300
    Scottsdale, AZ 85258

    Phone: 480-825-4509

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