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Practice focuses on the representation of Fortune 500 and other companies in connection with the defense of regulatory, white-collar criminal and complex civil litigation matters. He also regularly advises clients in connection with internal investigations and corporate governance and compliance reviews.


Joined Wachtell Lipton in 2006 and became partner on January 1, 2008. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Anders served as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York from September 1998 through December 2005. During his time at the U.S. Attorneys’ Office, he investigated and prosecuted a wide variety of securities, commodities, and other investment fraud schemes, money laundering, immigration, racketeering, and associated violent crime. He tried 13 felony cases to verdict, and briefed and argued numerous appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He was involved in several significant prosecutions during that time, including the investigation and prosecution of the fraud at WorldCom.


He graduated from Dartmouth College with an AB in Government in 1991 and graduated from Fordham University School of Law in 1994. He is an officer of the Board of Directors of the Fordham Law School Alumni Association and a director of the Fund for Modern Courts.