Mr. Carvalho Anderson advises and represents clients in high-stakes complex litigation nationwide. He has been involved in “bet-the-company” type cases in a wide range of legal areas. In addition to his dispute resolution practice, Mr. Carvalho Anderson develops sophisticated strategies that aid clients in avoiding litigation while advancing their business priorities.

Mr. Carvalho Anderson has particular expertise in advising sports, entertainment, and media industry clients on complex legal issues related to the growing intersection between entertainment content development and technology, including:

  • Intellectual property, such as copyright, trademark, right of publicity, and trade secret
  • Digital assets
  • Artificial intelligence
  • First Amendment right of free speech
  • Gaming

Mr. Carvalho Anderson provides clients strong and strategic representation, whether through advocacy in a dispute or when negotiating a transaction. As a relentless and thoughtful representative, he focuses on achieving optimal results for his clients.

Mr. Carvalho Anderson received his JD from the University of California, Berkeley, where he was awarded the prestigious Jurisprudence Award in Negotiations and Advanced Legal Writing, and was the winner of the Halloum Negotiation Competition.

Prior to law school, Mr. Carvalho Anderson worked as a Major League Baseball Players Association certified agent representing professional baseball players. Before that, he was a professional baseball player in the Washington Nationals organization.

Pro Bono

Mr. Carvalho Anderson maintains an active pro bono practice, handling community impact litigation and advising clients on a variety of issues related to dispute resolution. Most recently, he led the prosecution of a domestic violence restraining order request on behalf of a domestic violence survivor, achieving a very favorable settlement on the eve of hearing. He also counsels an environmental nonprofit on issues related to land use.

Thought Leadership

Mr. Carvalho Anderson regularly contributes to legal scholarship produced by the firm.

Mr. Carvalho Anderson’s experience includes representing:

Complex Commercial Litigation and Trials

  • Leading plant-based meat company in long-running trade secret dispute with co-manufacturer; resolved favorably at trial
  • Prominent media and technology company in prosecuting high-stakes copyright infringement claim; resolved on the eve of trial
  • International music icon in ongoing defense of her intellectual property in jurisdictions worldwide
  • International music icon in numerous civil cases involving a wide variety of alleged claims
  • Reality television star and famous entrepreneur in litigation involving breach of contract and fraud allegations
  • Group of high-profile celebrities and professional sports entities in securities class action brought in relation to FTX collapse
  • Joint BVI Liquidators of Three Arrows Capital, a prominent crypto hedge fund with billions of dollars in assets previously under management
  • Live event ticket sales platform in copyright rate court dispute

Entertainment, Technology, and Digital Content

  • Alternative transportation technology company in resolution of contract dispute with former partner
  • High-profile media company in navigating employment-related issues, including with respect to popular reality television shows
  • Gaming company in developing intellectual property strategy with respect to forthcoming game
  • Blockchain gaming company in resolving issues concerning digital asset-related share swap agreement
  • International music icon in developing and executing intellectual property strategy in jurisdictions worldwide

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
  • BS in Society and Environment, University of California, Berkeley

Languages Spoken

  • English