Overview

Anna is an associate in the firm’s Business Litigation practice group. She focuses her practice on representing commercial clients in all stages of litigation, including pre-trial motions practice, research, discovery, settlement negotiation, arbitration and appeals. While attending law school, Anna served as a law clerk to the Maryland Deputy Attorney General where she assisted in the prosecution of a high-profile, gang-related murder trial. She also worked as a student attorney through the Washington College of Law Clinic Program during which time she counseled clients seeking asylum, T-Visas, U-Visas and citizenship.

After law school, Anna served as senior appellate judicial clerk to Chief justice Rhys S. Hodge at the Supreme Court of the United States Virgin Islands where she wrote published opinions and judgments in civil and criminal cases involving matters of first impression. Prior to joining Thompson Hine, Anna was an associate attorney at an AmLaw 200 law firm based in Washington, D.C. where she handled complex commercial disputes and counseled international corporations on matters involving international regulatory compliance issues.

Experience

Examples of Anna’s experience include:

  • Argued before the Third Circuit and drafted appellate briefs on behalf of a pro bono client facing deportation in a matter involving the statutory construction of the Immigration and Nationality Act’s stop-time statute
  • Represented international corporations with World Bank-financed projects in Colombia and Ecuador facing sanctions proceedings
  • Counseled a national insurance company facing numerous individual and class action lawsuits through pre-trial motions and discovery
Publications
Presentations
Distinctions
  • Staffer, American University Washington College of Law, Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law
Professional and Civic

Professional Associations

  • Member, DC LGBT Bar Association
  • Member, The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights

Community Activities

  • Member/former volunteer, Humane Society of St. Thomas
  • Member, Friends of the Virgin Islands National Park