James T. Anderson, Ph.D.

Technical Advisor





216-579-1700 ext. 266

James Anderson is a Technical Advisor at Pearne & Gordon LLP providing expertise in the chemical and pharmaceutical arenas including organic & medicinal chemistry, chemical synthesis, and drug discovery.

Prior to joining Pearne & Gordon LLP, James conducted drug discovery research for 9 years at both small biotech and large pharmaceutical companies. His industrial responsibilities included the chemical design and synthesis of small molecules toward the discovery of new therapies in the areas of oncology, CNS, and endocrinology.

James completed his postdoctoral research at the University of Michigan where he developed a new synthesis of a highly-fluorinated amino acid resulting in 2 patents and 2 publications. He received his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Case Western Reserve University where his research focused on the asymmetric addition of organic radicals to olefins.

James is an author or co-author of 14 scientific publications and is an inventor on 3 patents and 6 patent applications.


University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), Post-Doctorate Organic Chemistry
Case Western Reserve University, Ph.D. Organic Chemistry
Michigan Technological University, B.S. Chemical Engineering, magna cum laude