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Paul D. Anderson

Paul D. Anderson

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Paul Anderson is an accomplished litigator that helped pioneer the NFL and NCAA Concussion Litigation. He was previously an attorney for The Klamann Law Firm in Kansas City and was part of the team, along with attorneys from Humphrey, Farrington & McClain, which secured a landmark settlement for the family of Derek Sheely in a wrongful death brain injury lawsuit against the NCAA and other parties. Additionally, during the last five years, Paul and Kenneth McClain teamed up to recover millions of dollars for their retired NFL player clients.

Paul graduated summa cum laude from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law in May 2012. While in law school, Paul created the nationally-acclaimed website, NFLConcussionLitigation.com. It became the “go-to source” for chronicling the litigation against the NFL and NCAA. Forbes.com described Paul as “one of the nation’s leading experts on concussion law.” The national media regularly seeks his insight, and he has been a panelist at multiple CLEs and sports law symposiums discussing the NFL and NCAA concussion litigation.

Beginning in 2015, Paul became an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law where he teaches a course entitled, “The Emergence and Transformation of Concussion Litigation.” Paul also currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Kansas where he teaches Sports Law.

Paul was named a “Rising Star” for 2018 by Super Lawyers.


Brain Injury and CTE Litigation – Plaintiffs

Sports Injury – Plaintiffs

Sports Law – Plaintiffs

Cannabis Law

Employment Law – Plaintiffs

Toxic Torts – Plaintiffs

Housing Defect – Plaintiffs

Wrongful Death – Plaintiffs

Doctors in Hazardous Environment – Plaintiffs

Doctors in Wrongful Termination – Plaintiffs

Motor Vehicle Crashes – Plaintiffs

Missouri, 2012
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri

J.D., summa cum laude – 2012

Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri

B.S. – 2009
Major: Political Science

Obtained Landmark Settlement in Derek Sheely v. NCAA, Schutt Sports, et al, 2011 Montgomery County MD Circuit Court

Millions of dollars recovered for Retired NFL Players alleging chronic brain damage as a result of football, 2018 – Nationwide

Numerous confidential, six- seven- and eight-figure settlements involving catastrophic injuries, wrongful terminations and breach of contract cases

Missouri Super Lawyers Rising Star – 2018

Seven CALI Excellent for the Future Awards for obtaining the highest grade in each law school class

Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers

Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

Missouri Medical Cannabis Trade Association