Salt Lake City UTAH

ABOUT Mr. Kevin N. Anderson

Business disputes can be very complex. Kevin Anderson has the professional experience and resources available at Fabian VanCott to assist clients in complex litigation cases when they are facing difficult problems or have already faced defeat. For example, Kevin led a team of Fabian VanCott attorneys in representing the co-owner of Crandall Canyon Mine in connection with catastrophic events at the Mine in August 2007, in the court room, with the press, and with governmental authorities. As lead attorney, Kevin conducted negotiations involving multiple plaintiffs, insurance companies, and co-defendants to reach a settlement of all claims for all parties in less than two years. He also has prevailed in highly publicized cases against the NCAA and the FBI. Kevin has handled many cases in Utah, Nevada and other jurisdictions, involving employment agreements and alleged breaches of covenants not to compete. Kevin has assisted clients in matters related to the defense of reputation and corporate image, a variety of disputes dealing with contracts, force majeure, securities fraud, banking, real-estate transactions, and intellectual property. Kevin is also an active mediator and arbitrator. He currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Utah Mining Association.

Kevin graduated from Georgetown University Law Center and is admitted to practice in Utah, Nevada, the District of Columbia, Ohio, the 9th, 10th and District of Columbia U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Publications & Presentations

Presenter, "Disaster Response - Don't Forget ESI," at the Intermountain eDiscovery 2010 conference, September 24, 2010, Salt Lake City

Presenter, "Protecting the Privilege," at the Intermountain eDiscovery 2009 conference, May 28, 2009, Salt Lake City

Presenter, "Preparing for Dispute Resolution - Protecting Privilege, Confidentiality, and Work Product," Las Vegas, Nevada, 2008

Lecturer, "Managing Risks in a Changing Market - A Legal Perspective, Coal: Volatile Markets & Risk Management," Electric Utility Consultants, Inc. (EUCI), 2005

Lecturer, "Duty to Preserve Evidence - Spoliation and Electronic Data Discovery," Corporate Counsel Section, Utah State Bar, 2004

Lecturer, "Tribal Taxation Issues," The Public Utilities and Transportation Taxation Committee, et al., 1996

Lecturer, "Coal & Transportation Strategies," Long Term Contract Consultants, Inc., 1995

Lecturer, "Coal Contracting Strategies," Long Term Contract Consultants, Inc., 1994

Lecturer, "The Role of Utility Auditors in Litigation or Arbitration," Utilities Training Conferences, Inc., 1993, 1990

Lecturer, "Coal Procurement Strategies Based on Clean Air Act Requirements," Long Term Contract Consultants, Inc., 1992

Lecturer, "Obtaining a Collection Judgment," Utah Collection Law Seminar, Professional Education Systems, Inc., 1986, 1988

Course Instructor, "Aviation and the Law," Salt Lake Community College, 1992

Panel Member, "Deposition Strategies, Tactics and Mechanics," Professional Education Systems, Inc., 1990

Panel Member, "Teamwork: Litigation, Lawyers and Legal Assistants," Legal Assistants Association of Utah, 1990

Author, "Tribal Authority to Tax, Journal of Property Tax Management," v. 8, no. 4, Spring 1997

Co-Author, "Slow Justice: Looking for Land With the Paiutes," Utah Holiday, August, 1982

Author, "Indian Employment Preferences: Legal Foundations and Limitations," 15 Tulsa Law Journal 733, 1980

Community Service

Member, Salt Lake Chamber Capitol Club, 2010-present

Trustee, Legacy Christian Fellowship of Las Vegas, 1998

Member, Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce, 1992-1998; Business/Education Collaborative, Funding and Resources Committee, 1993-1995; Member of the Women's Council

Trustee, Friends of the Tracy Aviary, 1986-1993; One of the founders of nonprofit group to help raise funds for the Tracy Aviary

Member, Salt Lake City Tracy Aviary Advisory Board, 1984-1992; Advisory Board reported directly to the Office of the Mayor on issues relating to one of two municipal owned aviaries in the United States; Chaired Capital Improvements Committee which administered over $1 million in capital improvements


Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America as outstanding in Litigation - Land Use & Zoning

Recognized by Mountain States Super Lawyers as outstanding in Complex Commercial Litigation since 2007

Recognized as Litigation Star in Utah in Benchmark Litigation : the Guide to America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys since 2011

Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell

Member, Utah Mining Association Board of Directors, 2007-present; Executive Committee, 2009-present; Second Vice President, 2016-present

Member, Utah Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Civil Procedure, 1991-1993

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