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Phillip V. Anderson

540-725-3361 (D)
540-772-9167 (F)
panderson@faplawfirm.com

Phillip Anderson is a general civil litigation attorney concentrated in the areas of professional liability, general property and casualty, insurance coverage, and commercial litigation. He handles complex litigation including personal injury and wrongful death litigation arising from product liability, general liability and automobile and transportation actions, as well as, professional liability, construction defect and insurance coverage litigation. In addition to his trial practice, he regularly advises clients on issues involving questions of insurance coverage.

Phillip has tried cases in state and federal courts throughout western and central Virginia. He has handled appeals to the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the Supreme Court of Virginia. He is a permanent member of the Judicial Conference of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and serves as President of Frith Anderson + Peake.  He is also a Past President of the Virginia State Bar and the Ted Dalton American Inn of Court, which is a litigation Inn of Court.

Education:

  • Hampden-Sydney College (B.A., magna cum laude)
  • University of Virginia (J.D.)
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Jackson L. Kiser, U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia

Areas of Practice:

  • Auto, Boating & Recreational Vehicle Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Coverage Analysis & Litigation
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability/Dangerous/Defective Products
  • Professional Liability
    • Insurance Agent Errors & Omissions
    • Architect & Engineer Errors & Omissions
  • Transportation

Bar Admissions:

  • Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • Supreme Court of Virginia

Professional Honors, Affiliations and Activities:

National:

  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent Rated
  • Permanent Member Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America
  • Listed in Virginia Super Lawyers in Litigation
  • Member – American Bar Association
  • Former Member – ABA House of Delegates
  • Member – Defense Research Institute

State:

  • Past President – Virginia State Bar
  • Past President – Elect – Virginia State Bar
  • Former Member – Virginia State Bar Executive Committee
  • Former Member – Virginia State Bar Council
  • Former Member – Supreme Court of Virginia’s Indigent Defense Training Initiative
  • Former Member – Virginia State Bar Malpractice Insurance Committee
  • Former Member – Virginia State Bar Budget and Finance Committee
  • Former Chair – Virginia State Bar Budget and Finance Committee
  • Former Member – Virginia State Bar Leadership Task Force
  • Former Member – Virginia State Bar Better Annual Meeting Committee
  • Former Member – Virginia State Bar Midyear Seminar Committee
  • Former Chair – Virginia State Bar Midyear Seminar Committee
  • Former Member – Virginia State Bar Standing Committee on Professionalism
  • Former Member – Virginia State Bar Professionalism Course Faculty
  • Former Member – Virginia State Bar Pilot Course Professionalism for Law Students Faculty
  • Former Member – Virginia State Bar Eighth District Disciplinary Committee
  • Former Chairman and Secretary Virginia State Bar Eighth District Disciplinary Committee
  • Former Member – Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference Board of Governors
  • Member – Virginia Bar Association
  • Member – Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Member – Virginia Trial Lawyers Association

Local:

  • Master of Bench and Bar – The Ted Dalton American Inn of Court
  • Former President – Ted Dalton American Inn of Court
  • Past President Elect – Roanoke Bar Association
  • Past Secretary-Treasurer – Roanoke Bar Association
  • Past Board of Directors – Roanoke Bar Association

Community Honors, Affiliations and Activities:

  • Former Member – Board of Directors – Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Board of Directors – Junior Achievement of Southwestern Virginia
  • Former Member – Roanoke Valley Youth Soccer League Board
  • Former Member – Hidden Valley High School Steering Committee
  • Past President – Marlins Swimteam Booster Club
  • Past PTA President – Hidden Valley Jr. High School
  • President and Founding Member – Hidden Valley High School Athletic Booster Club
  • Member of Grandin Court Baptist Church
  • Former Member – Graduate Leadership Roanoke Valley Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce