J. Trent Anderson

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Distinguished Science Alumnus 2007

  • BS 1961, Physics, Purdue University
  • LLB 1964, University of Virginia School of Law

Trent Anderson is a partner with Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP, one of the world’s largest law firms, he practices in corporate and finance law. His client list includes corporations, banks, and healthcare organizations, among others. He served on the firm’s world-wide management committee from 1991-1997 and presently serves as co-chair of the firm’s pro bono committee.

Trent has also lectured at the Practising Law Institute and at Illinois Continuing Legal Education seminars, speaking about corporate, finance, and related topics. He was a teachying assistant at the Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley, in 1964-1965 and has also been on the adjunct faculty at Loyola University of Chicago School of Law. He was admitted to the Illinois and Indiana bars in 1965.

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1961 (Purdue Debris)

Trent's professional affiliations include his recent election as president of the Indiana Society of Chicago. He also served a three-year term on the College of Science Dean’s Leadership Council, from 2002–2005.

His favorite Purdue memories are of the rigorous educational experience and the challenge, working on the sports staff of The Exponent, and meeting his wife, Judith, at a trade party.

Trent and Judy live in Wilmette, Illinois.

Career Highlights

  • 1972–present Partner; Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw, LLP
  • 1965–1972 Associate; Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw, LLP
Last Updated: Apr 29, 2016 3:28 PM