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John A. Anderson

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John Anderson provides general counsel and legal advice to publicly traded and private companies, financial institutions, railroads, educational institutions, agricultural enterprises, not-for-profit enterprises, and individuals concerning legal matters involving real property. His experience includes the following

  • Representing Fortune 100 companies and other clients and tenants in leasing transactions, financing transactions, and other real property matters.
  • Representing retail and commercial landlords and tenants in leasing transactions, financing transactions, and other real property matters.
  • Representing educational institutions in real property purchase and sale transactions, leasing transactions, and other real property matters.
  • Representing lenders, borrowers, and guarantors in commercial and real estate lending transactions.
  • Serving as general counsel for local association of realtors and multiple listing service.
  • Representing railroads in real property transactions and other real property matters.
  • Representing large farms and agricultural enterprises in real property transactions and other real property matters.
  • Representing clients in transactions and other matters concerning oil and gas rights, mineral rights, cell tower rights and utility rights.
  • Advising clients and litigation attorneys concerning real property litigation matters, including disputes regarding title, title insurance, leasing, mortgage priority, foreclosures, adverse possession, partition, and other real property matters.

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, Monroe County Bar Association
  • Board Member and Officer, Country Club of Rochester
  • Former Trustee, Foundation of the Monroe County Bar Association
  • Former Treasurer and Trustee, Monroe County Bar Association

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Recognized by Chambers USA from 2017-2024 in the field of Real Estate (Upstate NY)
  • Named as Best Lawyers® 2021 Real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Rochester, NY
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for Real Estate Law
  • Named to The Daily Record’s Power 20 in Real Estate Law list, 2022
  • Selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list, 2010-2015
  • Recipient, President’s Award for Professionalism awarded by the Monroe County Bar Association , 2007
  • Martindale-Hubbell DistinguishedSM Peer Review Rated

PRESENTATIONS

  • Panelist, “The State of Real Estate,” Rochester Business Journal and The Daily Record Webinar Series, April 14, 2022

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • Maine
  • New York

CLERKSHIP

  • Law Clerk, Maine Supreme Judicial Court, 1993-1994

EDUCATION

  • University of Maine School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude
  • St. Lawrence University, B.A., cum laude

John Anderson provides general counsel and legal advice to publicly traded and private companies, financial institutions, railroads, educational institutions, agricultural enterprises, not-for-profit enterprises, and individuals concerning legal matters involving real property. His experience includes the following

  • Representing Fortune 100 companies and other clients and tenants in leasing transactions, financing transactions, and other real property matters.
  • Representing retail and commercial landlords and tenants in leasing transactions, financing transactions, and other real property matters.
  • Representing educational institutions in real property purchase and sale transactions, leasing transactions, and other real property matters.
  • Representing lenders, borrowers, and guarantors in commercial and real estate lending transactions.
  • Serving as general counsel for local association of realtors and multiple listing service.
  • Representing railroads in real property transactions and other real property matters.
  • Representing large farms and agricultural enterprises in real property transactions and other real property matters.
  • Representing clients in transactions and other matters concerning oil and gas rights, mineral rights, cell tower rights and utility rights.
  • Advising clients and litigation attorneys concerning real property litigation matters, including disputes regarding title, title insurance, leasing, mortgage priority, foreclosures, adverse possession, partition, and other real property matters.

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, Monroe County Bar Association
  • Board Member and Officer, Country Club of Rochester
  • Former Trustee, Foundation of the Monroe County Bar Association
  • Former Treasurer and Trustee, Monroe County Bar Association

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Recognized by Chambers USA from 2017-2024 in the field of Real Estate (Upstate NY)
  • Named as Best Lawyers® 2021 Real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Rochester, NY
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for Real Estate Law
  • Named to The Daily Record’s Power 20 in Real Estate Law list, 2022
  • Selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list, 2010-2015
  • Recipient, President’s Award for Professionalism awarded by the Monroe County Bar Association , 2007
  • Martindale-Hubbell DistinguishedSM Peer Review Rated

PRESENTATIONS

  • Panelist, “The State of Real Estate,” Rochester Business Journal and The Daily Record Webinar Series, April 14, 2022

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • Maine
  • New York

CLERKSHIP

  • Law Clerk, Maine Supreme Judicial Court, 1993-1994

EDUCATION

  • University of Maine School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude
  • St. Lawrence University, B.A., cum laude
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