Stanton D. Anderson is currently senior counsel to the president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business federation representing 3 million companies and organizations of every size, sector, and region. In this capacity, Anderson works to advance the Chamber’s efforts on legal reform and defense of business interests in the courts. He chairs the Chamber’s involvement in the coalition to protect the lawyer-client privilege. He also chairs the Chamber’s effort on Global Regulatory Divergence. In 1981, Mr. Anderson founded his own law firm—Anderson, Hibey, Nauheim and Blair—and in 1995, he joined the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery. As part of his law practice, Mr. Anderson represented a number of Japanese interests, including the semiconductor, electronics, and machine tool industries. He continues to have close relationships with senior Japanese political figures and travels to Tokyo often. He currently represents several U.S. companies seeking to resolve regulatory issues in Japan. Anderson earned a bachelor’s degree from Westmont College and a Juris Doctor from Willamette University.