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Tienne L. Anderson, ESQ

Tienne L. Anderson, ESQ

  • Managing Counsel


Tienne L. Anderson, ESQ, is the Managing Counsel for the department of Global Pediatric Medicine.

A Niagara Falls, New York native, Tienne received a Bachelor of Arts degree from SUNY Buffalo and her Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center. She was admitted to the Tennessee State Bar Association in 2016. Before joining St. Jude, Tienne worked at Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare as Interim Chief Legal Officer and Assistant General Counsel, where she engaged with stakeholders from across the organization to build efficiencies and provide strategic direction.

Prior to that, Tienne worked for Medtronic offering litigation management, advice and counsel on quality and regulatory matters, and legal support to identify potential risks and manage them appropriately. She also served the Memphis City Schools as a legal counsel representing the agency in a variety of federal and state litigation matters, and administrative proceedings before the Tennessee Department of Education and the Office of Civil Rights.

Tienne began her law career at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP before spending several years working and living abroad in Cambodia, Ethiopia, and the US Virgin Islands. Anderson’s experience includes law teaching and DEI advocacy in various roles. She is excited to use her skills and experience in support of the GPM Department and is honored to be a part of the St. Jude mission.

In her spare time, Tienne enjoys yoga, gardening, reading, and spending time with her husband and two teen-aged sons.