Jennifer G. Anderson

Jennifer G. Anderson

Modrall Sperling

Recognized since 2016

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Health Care

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Litigation - Health Care
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Jennifer Anderson’s practice is focused on employment, class actions, mass torts, insurance, healthcare, products liability and commercial litigation. She regularly advises businesses and individuals on issues related to employment disputes, contracts, negotiations, medical malpractice, product safety, professional liability, and fair debt collection practices. She has appeared in state and federal courts, and regularly participates in arbitrations and facilitations. She is also a Certified Mediator through University of New Mexico School of Law.

Jennifer provides counsel and litigation support for clients including pharmaceutical companies, medical suppliers, medical service providers, national retail corporations, school districts, and insurance companies. In addition, she served as trial counsel in pro bono cases, including an intellectual property case for a large, non-profit medical services provider and small family related issues.

Chambers USA has recognized Jennifer in the areas of Labor & Employment law and Litigation, and in the 2017 publication states “[she] has a broad focus within labor and employment law, including matters pertaining to discrimination, retaliation, contract claims and employee relations issues.” Clients were quoted as saying, “Jennifer is amazing. She is smart, gives good advice and keeps us out of trouble. She is exceptional at avoiding litigation.” Benchmark Litigation has selected Jennifer as one of the Top 250 Women in Litigation in the U.S. and a local Litigation Star, and Benchmark Litigation, Labor & Employment names her as a Star. Additionally, she has an AV® rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is among those in listed in Best Lawyers in America® and Southwest Super Lawyers®. She serves as Chair of the firm’s Employment practice group; she previously served on the firm’s Executive Committee and as Chair of the Litigation Department.

Contact & Links


  • 500 Fourth Street, NW, Suite 1000
    P.O. Box 2168
    Albuquerque, NM 87103


  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, JD, graduated 1997
  • Santa Clara University, BS, graduated 1992

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico, State Bar of New Mexico
  • Michigan, State Bar of Michigan


  • Albuquerque Academy Alumni Council - Member
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Federal Bar Association - Member
  • H. Vearle Payne American Inn of Court - Member
  • International Association of Defense Counsel - Member
  • Michigan State Bar - Member
  • New Mexico Medical Board - Member, appointed by Governor Susana Martinez
  • State Bar of New Mexico - Member
  • USLAW - Firm Representative

Modrall Sperling
Headquarters: Albuquerque, New Mexico

32 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

2 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Litigation - Health Care

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Health Care, Albuquerque (2021)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Health Care


  • Benchmark Litigation, selected Top 250 Women in Litigation in United States, 2012-present
  • Benchmark Litigation, The Definitive Guide to America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys, Future Litigation Star in New Mexico, 2012-2014; Litigation Star, 2015-present
  • Best Lawyers in America® in Litigation – Healthcare, 2016
  • Chambers USA Directories of America's Leading Lawyers for Business in Litigation: General Commercial, 2013-present
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated
  • New Mexico Business Weekly, 40 Under Forty, 2009
  • New Mexico Business Weekly, Best of the Bar in Litigation, 2011
  • Southwest Super Lawyers® (derived from a lawyer survey), 2013-present

Wage and Hour Class Action for National Retailer

Successfully represented a large national retailer in a wage and hour class action. Coordinated the discovery efforts, which included obtaining thousands of boxes of documents from dozens of sources across the state and maintaining a document production facility housing those documents.

Medical Malpractice

Successfully represented a multi-state provider of medical malpractice insurance as coverage counsel, overseeing several medical malpractice cases. Additionally, served as trial counsel for the carrier in two significant coverage disputes and in a regulatory dispute with the State of New Mexico.

Employment Matters

Represented large public and private employers in litigated and non-litigated employment matters, including matters involving the following types of claims: Title VII, ADA, ADEA, New Mexico Human Rights Act, defamation and breach of contract.

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