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Chynna M. Anderson


Chynna Anderson is an associate in the New Orleans office of Kean Miller. She joined the firm in 2018 and practices in the energy and environmental litigation, admiralty and maritime, and trial groups. Prior to joining the firm, Chynna was a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Kurt D. Engelhardt at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, where she gained experience in civil litigation, multidistrict litigation, and appellate litigation.


Chynna earned her B.A., summa cum laude, from Louisiana State University in 2012, where she was awarded the Chancellor’s Medal for graduating with a 4.0 GPA. She earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2016, where she was named a William L. Crowe, Sr. Scholar, admitted into Order of the Barristers, served as chairman of the Moot Court executive board, and selected as a member of the Loyola Law Review. During law school, Chynna served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Carl J. Barbier, of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

  • Admitted, Louisiana, 2016
  • New Orleans and Louisiana State Bar Associations
Community Service
  • Board Member, Women's Energy Network South Louisiana Chapter, New Orleans Special Events Director/Holiday Tea Co-Chair (2019); New Orleans Special Events (2020)