Adrienne Anderson

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Adrienne Anderson is a founding member of Anderson Busby PLLC. Ms. Anderson’s practice includes commercial transactions and litigation, focusing on employment law, business disputes, contracts, property issues, and construction law. She represents both individuals and businesses. Ms. Anderson handles trials and appeals in state and federal courts, as well as proceedings before state and federal administrative agencies. Her experience includes appellate practice, arbitration, mediation, and class action litigation. Ms. Anderson is certified as an arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association Construction Industry Panel. She is certified by the Tennessee Supreme Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission as a Rule 31 Listed General Civil Mediator. Ms. Anderson is a certified mediator in the Federal Mediation Program of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee. She teaches seminars on employment, contracts, and construction law for attorneys, businesses, civic groups, and professional organizations.


University of Virginia, J.D., 1988
University of Tennessee, B.A., 1985 - Graduated with Highest Honors

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Georgia (inactive)
State Bar of Tennessee
U.S. District Courts: Eastern District of Tennessee and Northern District of Georgia
U.S. Courts of Appeals: Sixth and Eleventh Circuits

Arbitration and Mediation

Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association
Rule 31 Listed General Civil Mediator for Tennessee Supreme Court Alternative Dispute
    Resolution Commission
Mediator for United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee Federal
    Mediation Program

Professional Memberships

Knoxville Bar Association
  • Immediate Past President (2009)
  • President (2008)
  • President-Elect (2007)
  • Treasurer (2006)
  • Secretary (2005)
  • Co-Chair of Cont. Legal Education Committee (1999 - 2004)
  • Co-Chair of Legal Placement Committee (2010)
  • Member of Professionalism Committee
Tennessee Bar Association
American Inns of Court, Emeritus Member
Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel, Founding Member
East Tennessee Lawyer's Association for Women
Knoxville Bar Foundation, Fellow
Tennessee Bar Foundation, Fellow
Executive Women's Association

Civic and Charitable Activities

Knoxville Civitan Club
  • Secretary/Treasurer (2010 - 2011)
  • Vice President (2011-2012)
  • President (2012-2013)
  • Immediate Past President (2013-2014)
Knoxville Business Advisory Council (April 2013 – present)

Other Professional Accomplishments

Listed in City View Magazine's "Top Attorneys" since 2008
Legal Aid Society of East Tenn., Inc. Pro Bono Partner Award (2006)

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