Reeves R. Anderson

Reeves R. Anderson

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, Partner

Denver, Colorado

Reeves Anderson is a partner in the firm's Appellate & Supreme Court practice. He has represented businesses, individuals, states, and foreign governments in appeals and trial litigation across the United States, including 50 cases before the US Supreme Court. His practice covers a broad spectrum of legal issues "with a notable expertise in complex disputes with cross-border elements," according to Chambers USA. In 2021, Chambers recognized Mr. Anderson among the top five appellate lawyers in Colorado. Mr. Anderson's work has earned nationwide recognition for innovative advocacy and commitment to client service. A 2016 law review article on "stellar briefs" featured his Supreme Court merits brief in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl for its "brilliance" and "powerful emotional hooks" that "hit hard and fast" to prove his clients' position "was not only legally sound, but also fair" (Indiana Law Review, 2016). The National Law Journal considers Mr. Anderson a "court aficionado," while clients describe him as "analytical," "sharp," and "a pleasure to work with" (Chambers USA), and "speak with reverence" about his dedication to their cause (The American Lawyer). Mr. Anderson also has received accolades for his legal scholarship. His "excellent annual reviews of Supreme Court amicus practice" for the National Law Journal have been cited by The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and numerous law reviews and textbooks (American Legal Process, 2d ed. 2020). His legal research and commentary have appeared in the Virginia Journal of International Law and in the preeminent science journal Nature. In 2015, he received the US Chamber Institute for Legal Reform's national Research and Policy Award for "exceptional contributions to the intellectual foundation of legal reform" based on his "groundbreaking" work on extraterritorial jurisdiction and foreign-judgment enforcement. Mr. Anderson was appointed to the firm's Pro Bono Committee in 2011. In his pro bono work, he has advocated for veterans' rights, prisoners' rights, voting rights, and parental rights, and also addressed immigration reform, gun violence prevention, religious nondiscrimination, disaster relief, and wrongful convictions. Mr. Anderson graduated as valedictorian from North Carolina State University with degrees in political science and chemistry. He earned his JD from Yale Law School and a Master's degree from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.

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