Craig E. Anderson
Craig E. Anderson has been the Principal at Jacobson Brandvik & Anderson, Ltd. since 1974.
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Northwestern University, Graduate School of Engineering
Graduate work in Bio-Medical Engineering, 1969-1972
St. Olaf College
B.A. in Biology & Chemistry, 1969
United States Supreme Court
7th Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Tax Court
Supreme Court of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar
Lead counsel in jury trials in the following courts
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Cook County Circuit Court- Law Division
Cook County Probate Court
Cook County Municipal Court
American Arbitration Association, Arbitrator
1975 – present
Testified as an expert witness in areas of corporate acquisitions and standards of attorney competence in corporate practice matters.
Professional Memberships, Directorships
American Counsel Association – Past President and Member Board of Directors
American Counsel Scholarship Foundation – Member Board of Trustees and Vice Chairman
Swedish Covenant Hospital – Past 10 year Member Board of Directors
Swedish Covenant Hospital Strategic Planning Committee – Past Chairman
Nordic Law Club of Chicago – Past President and Member of Board of Advisors
Life Member Who’s Who in America
Small boat sailing since 1955
Offshore sailing and racing – captained 56’ custom yawl for the Great Lakes Naval Reserve (1973-1974); crew on Catalina 26 (1975-1976); captained Catalina 30 sloop (1977-1979); captained custom Andrews 36 (1980-1982); captained custom Soverel 30 sloop (1980-2000).
Actively raced for 22 years including most local buoy and port to port races and 20 Chicago to Mackinac races; 2 Newport to Ensenada races and 1 SORC series (Soverel 36).
2 years member of Midwest PHRF Rating Committee
5 years member Chicago Yacht Club Offshore Racing Committee