Scott Eric Anderson


Atlanta, GA
D 770-303-8638


  • Mercer University – Walter F. George School of Law. Juris Doctorate. Magna cum laude
  • The University of Toledo. Bachelor of Arts. Magna cum laude. Political Science. Honors program.

A sophisticated litigator serving your legal needs. Scott Eric Anderson is a Partner in Freeman Mathis & Gary’s Atlanta office. Scott brings diverse litigation and trial experience, including, among others, nationwide antitrust and multi-district class action litigation experience to serve a full spectrum of the legal needs of businesses, business owners, professionals, and fiduciaries through the firm’s Commercial/D&O and Professional Liability national practice sections. Scott has litigated a broad cross-section of high-exposure cases including matters involving class actions, antitrust, multi-district litigation, redistricting, legal malpractice, accountant malpractice, business torts, deceptive trade practices, trade secrets, and products liability, among others.

Scott serves in several leadership roles within the firm. He is the vice chair of the firm’s Class Action, Accountant & Lawyer professional liability, Education, and Southeast Tort interdisciplinary teams. He is also a member of the FMG Trial Committee and the FMG Trial Academy Committee, which he formerly administered.

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Representative Cases & Clients

Representing multiple defendants in nationwide antitrust violation class actions pertaining to real estate commission multi-district litigation.

Represented a local political body in litigation involving a 2022 voting line redistricting map.

Successfully removed a trustee of multi-million dollar marital and residual trusts, which included significant businesses in Southern Georgia, on an emergency and preliminary basis on behalf of the first successor trustee, and recovered millions of dollars on behalf of my client that were misappropriated by the initial trustee, and unwound inappropriate multiple trust transfers by the initial trustee in breach of her fiduciary duties. Kemp v. Kemp, Superior Court of Tift County, Civil Action number 2014CV241; Kemp v. Kemp, 337 Ga. App. 627, 627, 788 S.E.2d 517, 518 (2016).

Successful jury trial verdict on behalf of the executrix of an estate to recover monies and property misappropriated by the decedent’s son prior to the decedent’s death. Subsequently, prevailed on post-judgment collection efforts after discovery and recouping monies fraudulently conveyed by the judgment debtor. Debra K. Montford, as Executrix of the Estate of Robert L. Sims v. Robert Timothy Sims, Houston County Superior Court, Civil action number 2010CV099159; and subsequent fraudulent conveyance action Debra K. Montford, as Executrix of the Estate of Robert L. Sims v. Robert Timothy Sims, Charlotte J. Sims, and Defense Finance & Accounting Services, Houston County Superior Court, Civil action number 2013CV107904.

Successful motion for a new trial in an accountant malpractice case based upon an improper jury charge presented by the opposing party and approved by the trial court over objection, and defeat of interlocutory appeal on the same issue. Paul N. Ware, et al. v. Whittington, Jones & Rudert, CPA’s, P.C, Superior Court of Floyd County, Civil action number 09CV03329JFL0003;  Whittington, Jones & Rudert, CPA’s, P.C. v. Paul N. Ware, et al., Georgia Court of Appeals, A13I0148 (2013).

Obtained defense summary judgment on behalf of Oconee Regional Medical Center on claims brought by a doctor attempting to rescind a shared services agreement and defeated the subsequent  application for discretionary appeal. Marshall Grillo v. Oconee Regional Medical Center, Baldwin County Superior Court, Civil action number 10CV44749;  Marshall Grillo v. Oconee Regional Medical Center, Georgia Court of Appeals A11D0495 (2011).

  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Associatoin
  • Defense Research institute
  • Georgia Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Awards and Recognition
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy certification