Michael S. Anderson - Axley Brynelson, LLP

Michael S. Anderson

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011

Michael Anderson is a partner at Wisconsin law firm Axley Brynelson, LLP. His litigation practice, trial and appellate, focuses on a variety of commercial, business, products liability, and plaintiff personal injury litigation. Mr. Anderson’s commercial practice includes dealership and distribution contracting, domestic and international, covenants not to compete, nondisclosure agreements, and confidentiality agreements.

He acts as outside general counsel for several clients, providing advice on corporate compliance, transactional, and general corporate issues. Mr. Anderson supervises foreign and domestic litigation for his general counsel clients. He currently serves as external General Counsel and Secretary of the Corporation for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA where his practice focuses on religious nonprofit governance and risk management issues.

Since 2003, Mr. Anderson has been on the governing board of Blackhawk Church, currently serving as Board Chair. Previously, he served on the Boards of nonprofit corporations involved in community development, a continuing care retirement community, and a 501c3 that provides funds for the delivery of legal services to low-income families. Currently he serves on the Board of a charity that works with members of impoverished international communities to develop skills that will permit them to earn a sustainable income.

Washington University in St. LouisJ.D. Cornell UniversityBA
State Bar of WisconsinHope United, Inc.Dane County Bar AssociationChristian Legal SocietyWisconsin Equal Justice FundState Bar of Wisconsin - Bench and Bar CommitteeState Bar of Wisconsin - Board of Attorneys Professional Responsibility District CommitteeState Bar of Wisconsin - Board of Attorney’s Professional Responsibility Study CommitteeOakwood Village East (Continuing Care Retirement Communities)Nehemiah Community Development CorporationWisconsin Supreme Court Appointment - Preliminary Review CommitteeWisconsin Supreme Court Appointment: - Preliminary Review Committee

Office Location

Two East Mifflin Street, Suite 200
P.O. Box 1767
Madison, WI 53703
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation