Heather G. Anderson

Heather G. Anderson

BERNSTEIN, STAIR & MCADAMS LLP
  • Employment Law, Business Law, Real Estate Law ...
  • Tennessee, Tennessee
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Biography

Heather G. Anderson graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Tennessee where she was Phi Beta Kappa. She earned her law degree from the University of Memphis School of Law and while there, received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy as well as served on the Tennessee Journal of Practice & Procedure. In her time practicing, Heather has represented clients ranging in size from individuals to small businesses to Fortune 100 companies. She has the rare distinction of being named a Top 40 Under 40 attorney in two cities and regions in the state, by the Greater Knoxville Business Journal in 2012 and the Memphis Business Journal in 2002. Heather’s commitment to the law and her clients makes an impact wherever she goes.

Named as a Top Attorney by CityView Magazine for multiple years in Employment Law. Named as a Best Lawyers in America multiple years as well in Employment Law. Martindale AV Preeminent Rating.
In 2019 she was inducted as a Fellow in the Tennessee Bar Foundation. In 2013, she was inducted as a Fellow into the Knoxville Bar Foundation.

Education
University of Memphis
J.D.
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University of Tennessee - Knoxville
B.A.
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Honors: Graduated Magna Cum Laude; Phi Beta Kappa
Activities: Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority
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Professional Experience
Partner
BERNSTEIN, STAIR & MCADAMS LLP
- Current
Of Counsel
BERNSTEIN, STAIR & MCADAMS LLP
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Attorney
Miller Anderson Law Group, PLLC
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Attorney
Reeves, Herbert & Anderson, P.A.
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Attorney
Howard & Howard, P.C.
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Associate
Young & Perl, PLC
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Publications
Articles & Publications
O.J. doesn't pair well with Disability Discrimination
Knox News Sentinel
Is it a hostile work environment of just horseplay?
Knox News Sentinel
Tips for compliance with ADA
Knox News Sentinel
That left a mark, but not the mark of the beast
Knox News Sentinel
Holiday pay and other wage issues
Knox News Sentinel
Should employers cover training costs?
Knox News Sentinel
Workplace bias against gays illegal
Knox News Sentinel
When telecommuting is a reasonable accommodation
Knox News Sentinel
Heads up: NLRB will throw curves
Knox News Sentinel
Medical marijuana use and employee rights
Knox News Sentinel
Powerful pitfalls of paying hourly
Knox News Sentinel
Criminal background checks
Knox News Sentinel
Transgender issues surface
Knox News Sentinel
Employers must work with moms
Knox News Sentinel
Speaking Engagements
Employment Law Update: Pandemic Style, Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance, Knoxville, TN
Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance Knoxville Chapter
Court Ordered Sales of Real Estate, Knoxville, Tennessee
East Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women
Awards
Lawyer of the Year
Best Lawyers in America
Employment
Best Lawyers in America
Top Attorney
CityView Magazine
Employment
Best Lawyers in America
Top Attorney
CityView Magazine
Employment
Best Lawyers in America
Top Attorney
CityView Magazine
Employment
Recognized in Best Lawyers in America
Top Attorney
CityView Magazine
Top Attorney
Cityview Magazine
Employment and Litigation
Best Lawyers in America
Top Attorney
Cityview Magazine
Employment Law
Top Attorney - Labor and Employment
Cityview Magazine
Rising Star - Real Estate
Superlawyers
Professional Associations
Tennessee State Bar  # 019408
Member
Current
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YWCA Knoxville
Past Board Member
Current
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Sertoma Center of Knoxville Foundation Board
Past Board Member, President
Current
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Knoxville YWCA
Board Member
Current
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Public Building Authority
Board Member
- Current
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Knoxville Bar Association
Member/Section Chair
- Current
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Tennessee Lawyers Association of Women
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Tennessee
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Tennessee
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6th Circuit
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    We accept all major credit cards.
  • Contingent Fees
    Depending on the type of case and facts involved, we may be open to taking a case on a contingency fee.
Practice Areas
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Websites & Blogs
Website
Bernstein, Stair & McAdams LLP
Contact & Map
Knoxville
116 Agnes
Knoxville, TN 37919
Telephone: (865) 546-8030
Fax: (865) 522-8879
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed
Notice: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.