University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., 2008

  • Note and Comment Editor, Iowa Law Review

University of Iowa Tippie College of Business, MAcc, 2005

University of Iowa Tippie College of Business, B.B.A., Accounting, 2004


Illinois, 2008


Alliance for Women Committee

American Bar Association

Chicago Bar Association

National Association of Women Lawyers

Anna Anderson is a partner in Chapman’s Asset Securitization Department and Banking and Financial Services Department, and she focuses her practice in the Commercial Lending Group and Credit Enhancement Group.

Anna has represented banks and other commercial lenders in structuring, negotiating and documenting secured and unsecured financings, including mergers and acquisitions and equity and asset acquisitions. She also represents lenders in single and multi-bank credit facilities, including both revolving credit and term loan facilities, demand loan facilities, loan syndications, and cross-border secured transactions involving multi-currency availability and letter of credit financing.

Anna also has experience in representing both domestic and foreign banks providing credit and liquidity support for tax-exempt financings for municipal, healthcare, higher education and not-for-profit borrowers as well as various other credit enhancement transactions involving letters of credit, lines of credit, and direct purchase agreements. She also has experience in private equity firm lending and real estate-related finance matters including construction, acquisition and permanent financing for a variety of types of real estate. 

Anna participated in the firm's summer associate program in 2007, and joined the firm in 2008.