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Heather Gunn Anderson

About me

Born and raised in West Tennessee, Heather has practiced law since 1998.  Since 2003, she has worked in Knoxville, Tennessee where she helps people and small businesses.  For five years after graduating law school, she practiced with Young & Perl, PLC in Memphis, Tennessee where she focused on labor and employment defense work.  In Knoxville, she has focused on general civil litigation and gained a wealth of experience in many areas. 


She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with high honors from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville where she was a Phi Beta Kappa and a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Memphis School of Law where she received the Dean's Award of Academic Excellence in Trial Advocacy.  


In Knoxville, she is very active in the community and serves on the Board of Directors of The Sertoma Center and the YWCA.  


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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 35%
  2. Real Estate: 25%
  3. Construction & Development: 15%
  4. Employment & Labor: 15%
  5. Family: 10%



Hourly ($200-250/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

7 total 

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  • Daniel Logue Ellis

    Heather is always prepared. She is simultaneously a strong advocate for her clients and a friendly kind person - a potent combination that produces better results. Heather's experience in litigation makes her an excellent advocate in today's mediation heavy environment - she can counsel her clients and challenge opposing counsel using her experience as a litigator to guide your case to a swift and positive result.


    Daniel Ellis Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Mary D. Miller

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known and worked with Heather Anderson for at least eight years on real estate and business litigation matters. She is a top-notch lawyer who knows the ins and outs of the system. You could not ask for a better advocate.


    Mary Miller Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Miller Anderson Law Group, PLLC

2108 Keller Bend Road
Knoxville, TN, 37922


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Tennessee AtttorneyLegal Leaders - ALM2013
Top 40 Under 40Knoxville Business Journal2012
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Rising Star - Real EstateSuperLawyer2012
Rising Star - Real EstateSuperLawyers2011
Rising Star - Real EstateSusperLawyers2010
Top 40 Under 40Memphis Business Journal2002
MemberPhi Beta Kappa1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyReeves, Herbert & Anderson, P.A.2012 - Present
AttorneyHoward & Howard2003 - 2013
AttorneyYoung & Perl, PLLC1998 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Knoxville Bar FoundationFellow2013 - 2014
Knoxville YWCABoard Member2012 - Present
Supreme Court Historical SocietyMember2011 - Present
Sertoma CenterBoard Member, Office of Secretary2011 - Present
Hamilton Burnett American Inn of CourtMaster2010 - Present
Knoxville Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
East Tennessee Lawyers Association for WomenMember2003 - Present
Tennessee Lawyers Association for WomenMember/Former Board Member2002 - 2011
Memphis Bar AssociationFormer Member1998 - 2003
American Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Phi Beta KappaMember1995 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Revis v. McLean, 31 S.W.3d 250 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2000)Tennessee Supreme Court ruled for employer
Anderson v. Wilder, 2003 WL 22768666N/A
Lawhon v. Mountain Life Insurance Co.Judgment for insurer
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Publication nameTitleDate
Knoxville Bar Association - DictaR.I.P. Annual Performance Reviews2012
DictaTen Hut: What you need to know about the SCRA2008
Tennessee Journal of Practice and ProcedureExercising Personal Jurisdiction Based on Internet Contacts1998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of TennesseePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Health Care Reform PrimerHealth Care Reform2013
Handling Difficult Employee IssuesEmployment Law2013
Commercial & Residential Landlord Tenant LawResidential Landlord Tenant Law2013
McCalla Dental ConferenceEmployment Law2012
Employment Law UpdateEmployment Law2011
Employment LawEmployment Update: Privacy in the Workplace2008
Commercial & Residential Landlord Tenant LawLandlord - Tenant Law2006