Mary Lou Anderson partners with attorneys to provide vigorous support in connection with corporate and investment management matters. She brings a 360-degree perspective to the table, having worked across intersecting legal disciplines – including corporate, real estate, tax, and business litigation – for the past 30 years.

 Mary Lou’s capabilities include: 

  • Document production
  • Document review
  • Electronic file management
  • Online filing

Mary Lou is also a licensed notary in Illinois.

Past Experience

Prior to working as a paralegal, Mary Lou was a legal administrative assistant for Faegre Drinker corporate and investment management professionals. Before joining the team she held numerous legal secretarial roles in the Chicago area, focusing on streamlining and optimizing processes for caseloads.

Personal Interests

As a single mother, Mary Lou’s interests have mainly centered around her son. She was raised in and is part of a very active military family, including her son, who is currently serving as a U.S. soldier. Mary Lou presently volunteers with various military organizations, assisting veterans.



Moraine Valley Community College
A.A. in Business Administration (1997)

Southwest School of Business
Business Secretarial Certificate (1987)

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