"I always have and will go above and beyond to operate with integrity and service both the attorneys and especially the claimants who ultimately utilize my services with excellence. "
Meet Fernandez Anderson
Fernandez Anderson is a native of Canton, Mississippi where he resided until the age of ten before moving to Atlanta, Georgia. He is an Alumnus of West Virginia Institute of Technology (Business Management) and a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
Mr. Anderson has spent nearly all of his professional career in the financial services industry where upon finishing at WVIT he started as manager in the Cash Management Department of Merrill Lynch’ Regional Operations Center in
Atlanta, Georgia. In 1985 Mr. Anderson was awarded as the Top First Year Producer for the Atlanta Region of New York Life Insurance Company where his primary market consisted of small business owners. In 1987 he realized his dream of becoming a Financial Consultant for Dean Witter Reynolds (now Morgan Stanley). While at Dean Witter he formed relationships with several very successful Plaintiff Attorneys that encouraged him to pursue a career as a Settlement Consultant.
In 1989 Mr. Anderson began his career as a Settlement Consultant where his primary focus has been serving Plaintiff Attorneys throughout the southeastern region of the country. In 1993 he was one of the first consultants to utilize U.S. Government Bonds to settle a large Personal Injury case in Mississippi. In 1998 he personally negotiated the settlement of the 5th largest verdict ($144.8 million) in the country. This resulted in the largest settlement of a single Wrongful Death case in Mississippi’s history. In the same case he was able to get two additional seven-figure settlements with Ford. In 1999 he was one of if not the first to utilize a Qualified Settlement Fund (468(b) Trust) in a Products Liability case involving numerous estates and claimants in Mississippi.
Mr. Anderson is a professional member in good standing of the National Structured Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA) and a Founding Member of The Society of Settlement Planners. He has been a frequent guest speaker and lecturer before Bar Associations and law firms throughout the country with a primary focus in the southeast including the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA), Gate City Bar Association, the Magnolia Bar Association and Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association where in 1991 he lectured on the use of structured settlements in Medical Malpractice cases.
Fernandez has worked with many of the most prominent Attorneys, Defendants, and Insurers throughout the southeast in becoming a vital member of their extended team in not only settling cases but in forming synergistic partnerships that have resulted in fair settlements for all parties.