Jeremiah J. Anderson Partner

Jeremiah brings nearly two decades of experience representing multinational companies in commercial litigation, including energy and construction industry disputes. He defends businesses in complex commercial and environmental tort matters, as well as product liability and contamination litigation. He represents clients in trial and appellate courts throughout the United States and in domestic and international arbitrations.

Jeremiah’s notable work includes managing the litigation team for a global energy company in national multidistrict litigation related to alleged groundwater pollution. He led the defense of multiple individuals and companies against allegations of trade secrets theft in cases spanning four states. He also represented the owner of a North Dakota gas processing facility in an eight-figure construction dispute.

Experience

Representation of an owner in a dispute related to the construction of $175 million cogeneration facility in Alabama.*

Representation of a contractor in litigation related to the weld testing of jackets used in an offshore windfarm in the North Sea.*

Representation of the owner in a dispute related to the construction of a $150 million gas plant in North Dakota.*

Representation of individuals and a medical revenue cycle company against claims of trade secret theft in two states.*

Represented industrial safety company, private equity investment company, and numerous individuals in lawsuits across four states alleging trade secret theft and breach of restrictive covenants.*

Represented numerous companies and individuals in various trade secret and breach of restrictive covenant lawsuits across the country.*

Represented communications company in lawsuits related to electrocutions and fatalities during Hurricane Harvey.*

Advised multinational company concerning NAESB contracts and Winter Storm Uri.*

Represented a Fortune 100 energy company in national MDL and California litigation related to groundwater pollution and MTBE.*

Represented a Fortune 100 energy company in relation to coastal land loss litigation filed in Louisiana by local levee boards and parishes against nearly 100 defendants.*

Represented multinational electronics corporation in series of UCC and breach of settlement matters concerning OCTG pipe.*

Represented a chemical manufacturer in federal court litigation against engineer for $110 million Bayport, Tx HAD plant construction.*

Represented major oil company in three-state (TX, OK, NM) putative class action seeking more than $1 billion in damages.*

Represented EPC contractor in arbitration concerning construction of gas processing plant in Pennsylvania.*

Advised investor in potential construction dispute concerning the construction of an LNG export facility in Louisiana.*

Representation of public midstream company in Texas state court litigation concerning gas compression, purchase order, and sales tax dispute.*

Managed a construction litigation team for an energy company related to multiple gas plants built in southeast and central Texas.*

Represented EPC contractor in disputes against owner of gas processing plants in Bolivia.*

Represented and oil and gas service company in theft of trade secret case in Harris County, Texas.*

Representation of an energy company in various confidential matters related to patent and trade secret litigation.*

Represented a major oil and gas company in a construction arbitration against an engineering and construction contractor that provided defective mooring components for an offshore production facility located in the Gulf of Mexico.*

Represented a manufacturer of an offshore platform in dispute with owner concerning construction defects and delays as a result of corrosion issues.*

Represented a beverage company in Texas, Arkansas, Florida and internationally, involving distributor and franchise terminations, commercial fraud, and antitrust claims.*

Represented a Fortune 100 energy company in Louisiana Legacy litigation related to groundwater pollution.*

Represented a University Medical Center in qui tam litigation related to claims of improper supervision of residents and retaliatory employment decisions.*

Represented a healthcare company in qui tam litigation concerning allegations of improper billing for hospice services.*

Represented one of the largest providers of short-term and long-term health care services in an insurance dispute concerning healthcare facilities and Hurricane Ike damage.*

Represented founder of hedge fund in dispute arising out of ability to sell his interest to exit hedge fund.*

Represented an energy company in oil and gas disputes in southeast Texas related to royalty and working interest payments.*

Represented an investment bank and financial services firm in litigation arising out of lending related to the total refurbishment and construction of a historic downtown Houston building.*

Represented a former controller of an electric company in investigations by the DOJ and SEC, and in related civil actions by investors, arising from cash flow recognition and tax treatment issues in the company’s financial statements.*

Represented a credit card issuer and its president on claims for securities fraud action by investor in federal court in Atlanta, and on claims by franchisee for wrongful termination in federal court in Texas.*

Represented an energy company in a securities fraud class action arising out of capitalization, due diligence in acquisitions, and internal control issues.*

Represented Fortune 100 energy company in Texas benzene contamination cases.*

Represented the former owner of a contaminated piece of property in the Houston Ship Channel in both Texas and Federal court.*

Represented a California attorney in a Texas case involving claims of breach of contract, fraud, DTPA and tortious interference.*

*Denotes work done prior to joining McGuireWoods.
  • The University of Chicago Law School, JD, Member, Law Review
  • Emory University, BA, cum laude

Member, Texas Bar Foundation

  • Co-author, "Negotiating an In-Project Construction Dispute," Law360, October 4, 2016
  • Author, "Texas High Court Is Sure About Reasonable Certainty," Law360, June 17, 2015
  • Texas

Named to “Texas Super Lawyers,” 2020-2022; “Texas Rising Stars,” 2006, 2013-2017; Business Litigation, Environmental Litigation, Construction Litigation: Business, Super Lawyers; Thomson Reuters

Selected for inclusion in “Legal 500 United States,” Energy Litigation, 2013, 2014

Selected for inclusion in “Legal 500 United States,” Product Liability and Mass Tort Defense, 2015

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