Kimberly Anderson

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Kimberly Anderson joined the Robbins Firm in 2010, after serving as legislative counsel for Ranking Member Jeff Sessions on the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary. While Kimberly is well-versed in many areas of the law, her practice primarily focuses on administrative and regulatory matters, at both the State and Federal levels, and commercial business litigation. Kimberly successfully represents clients in all phases of the regulatory process from the administrative hearing to the appeal and excels in representing clients through complex business disputes with multiple parties, including government agencies.

While legislative counsel on the Judiciary Committee, she advised Ranking Member Sessions and other Republican Judiciary Committee members on pending judicial and executive nomination, including the nomination and confirmation of Justice Elena Kagan to the United States Supreme Court. Since joining the Robbins Firm, Kimberly has used these experiences to assist clients in reaching a solution that best fits their needs, whether or not that involves litigation.

Kimberly has litigated and arbitrated to conclusion or resolution matters including:

  • Professional negligence claims involving attorneys, financial advisors, trustees and other fiduciaries;
  • Licensure and investigatory matters in front of federal and state agencies, including the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Securities Exchange Commission, Georgia Drug and Narcotics Agency, Georgia Board of Pharmacy, Georgia Board of Nursing, Georgia Board of Pardons and Parole, Georgia Board of Realtors, Georgia Board of Medicine;
  • Certificate of Need proceedings to establish health care facilities throughout the State of Georgia;
  • Disputes among business partners for breaches of duties and contract;
  • Misappropriation of trade secrets and claims under Lanham Act;
  • Wrongful termination of executive-level employees.

Kimberly earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2009, where she was the Developmental Editor for the Law and Psychology Review and a board member of the Campbell Moot Court Board. She received her B.A. in International Studies and Spanish from the University of Mississippi in 2006 and graduated Phi Beta Kappa.

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Alabama School of Law, 2009
    • Developmental Editor, Law & Psychology Review
  • B.A., magna cum laude, University of Mississippi, 2006
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Memberships

  • Georgia

Foreign Languages

  • Spanish (conversant)

Selected Cases and Representations

  • On behalf of trust and beneficiary, prevailed at the Court of Appeals on professional negligence claims arising out of legal advice on fraudulent transfers of millions of dollars in assets. Kahn v. Britt, 330 Ga. App. 377, 377, 765 S.E.2d 446, 451 (2014), reconsideration denied (Dec. 15, 2014) (affirming denial of summary judgment on legal malpractice claims).
  • Advised a United States Senate campaign committee on campaign finance and electioneering matters.
  • Successfully defended a professional employment organization against the imposition of increased employment tax rates by the Georgia Department of Labor.
  • Successfully challenged a state agency rule on the grounds that allowed the Georgia Department of Community Health to circumvent Georgia’s Certificate of Need laws.
  • Secured temporary restraining order against a client’s business partner for breach fiduciary duties by dissipating business assets, transferring assets and corporate opportunities to another entity, and engaging in numerous fraudulent transfers.
  • On behalf of a small business owner, obtained the largest jury verdict (which was affirmed on appeal) in a professional negligence action in 2016 against a financial advisor for negligently drafting documents which ultimately led to increased tax liability of our client. Firmani v. Dar-Court Builders, LLC, A16A1289, 2016 WL 6652262 (Ga. Ct. App. Nov. 10, 2016).
  • Successfully represented individuals and business opposing the annexation of their property into the City of Atlanta.
  • Obtained favorable settlement on behalf of an bank executive for wrongful termination and breach of contract against former employer;
  • Obtained dismissal in favor of client in a dispute involving Lanham Act, Georgia Uniform Deceptive Trade Practice Act, Georgia Fair Business Practice Act and unlawful competition claims.
  • Represented a state in a lawsuit involving that state’s mental health hospitals, a state in arbitration of a breach of contract dispute, and a state in the defense of its program for children with emotional and behavioral disorders.

Government Service

  • United States Senate, Committee on the Judiciary, Legislative Counsel for Ranking Member Jeff Sessions

Kimberly Anderson

Attorney Bio
BACK

Kimberly Anderson joined the Robbins Firm in 2010, after serving as legislative counsel for Ranking Member Jeff Sessions on the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary. While Kimberly is well-versed in many areas of the law, her practice primarily focuses on administrative and regulatory matters, at both the State and Federal levels, and commercial business litigation. Kimberly successfully represents clients in all phases of the regulatory process from the administrative hearing to the appeal and excels in representing clients through complex business disputes with multiple parties, including government agencies.

While legislative counsel on the Judiciary Committee, she advised Ranking Member Sessions and other Republican Judiciary Committee members on pending judicial and executive nomination, including the nomination and confirmation of Justice Elena Kagan to the United States Supreme Court. Since joining the Robbins Firm, Kimberly has used these experiences to assist clients in reaching a solution that best fits their needs, whether or not that involves litigation.

Kimberly has litigated and arbitrated to conclusion or resolution matters including:

  • Professional negligence claims involving attorneys, financial advisors, trustees and other fiduciaries;
  • Licensure and investigatory matters in front of federal and state agencies, including the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Securities Exchange Commission, Georgia Drug and Narcotics Agency, Georgia Board of Pharmacy, Georgia Board of Nursing, Georgia Board of Pardons and Parole, Georgia Board of Realtors, Georgia Board of Medicine;
  • Certificate of Need proceedings to establish health care facilities throughout the State of Georgia;
  • Disputes among business partners for breaches of duties and contract;
  • Misappropriation of trade secrets and claims under Lanham Act;
  • Wrongful termination of executive-level employees.

Kimberly earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2009, where she was the Developmental Editor for the Law and Psychology Review and a board member of the Campbell Moot Court Board. She received her B.A. in International Studies and Spanish from the University of Mississippi in 2006 and graduated Phi Beta Kappa.

Education & Memberships

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Alabama School of Law, 2009
    • Developmental Editor, Law & Psychology Review
  • B.A., magna cum laude, University of Mississippi, 2006
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Memberships

  • Georgia

Foreign Languages

  • Spanish (conversant)
Selected cases & representations

Selected Cases and Representations

  • On behalf of trust and beneficiary, prevailed at the Court of Appeals on professional negligence claims arising out of legal advice on fraudulent transfers of millions of dollars in assets. Kahn v. Britt, 330 Ga. App. 377, 377, 765 S.E.2d 446, 451 (2014), reconsideration denied (Dec. 15, 2014) (affirming denial of summary judgment on legal malpractice claims).
  • Advised a United States Senate campaign committee on campaign finance and electioneering matters.
  • Successfully defended a professional employment organization against the imposition of increased employment tax rates by the Georgia Department of Labor.
  • Successfully challenged a state agency rule on the grounds that allowed the Georgia Department of Community Health to circumvent Georgia’s Certificate of Need laws.
  • Secured temporary restraining order against a client’s business partner for breach fiduciary duties by dissipating business assets, transferring assets and corporate opportunities to another entity, and engaging in numerous fraudulent transfers.
  • On behalf of a small business owner, obtained the largest jury verdict (which was affirmed on appeal) in a professional negligence action in 2016 against a financial advisor for negligently drafting documents which ultimately led to increased tax liability of our client. Firmani v. Dar-Court Builders, LLC, A16A1289, 2016 WL 6652262 (Ga. Ct. App. Nov. 10, 2016).
  • Successfully represented individuals and business opposing the annexation of their property into the City of Atlanta.
  • Obtained favorable settlement on behalf of an bank executive for wrongful termination and breach of contract against former employer;
  • Obtained dismissal in favor of client in a dispute involving Lanham Act, Georgia Uniform Deceptive Trade Practice Act, Georgia Fair Business Practice Act and unlawful competition claims.
  • Represented a state in a lawsuit involving that state’s mental health hospitals, a state in arbitration of a breach of contract dispute, and a state in the defense of its program for children with emotional and behavioral disorders.

Government Service

  • United States Senate, Committee on the Judiciary, Legislative Counsel for Ranking Member Jeff Sessions