Anna has more than 25 years of experience in securities and other complex, high-stakes civil litigation. She has represented companies, as well as their officers and directors, in securities class actions, derivative suits, merger and acquisition litigation, and general commercial disputes. She also regularly advises boards and management on disclosure and high-profile governance issues. Her clients span a range of industries including technology, life sciences, renewable energy, gaming, and financial services.
Anna is a frequent speaker on securities litigation and corporate governance topics and is regularly quoted in publications such as the Daily Journal, The Recorder, and Law360. Some recent engagements include:
In recognition of her ability to add real value to clients’ businesses above and beyond other players in the market, Anna was named a Client Choice Award winner. She is also ranked by Chambers USA in the category of California Securities Litigation and is recommended by Legal500 US for shareholder litigation. Anna has also been named a Woman Worth Watching by Profiles in Diversity Journal in 2014.
In addition to her practice, Anna currently serves on the firm’s executive committee, compensation committee, and board of directors. She has also twice served as a firmwide managing partner, from 2006 to 2009 and 2012 to 2015.
Anna received her J.D. from Stanford Law School in 1992. She received her B.A. from University of California, Berkeley, in 1985.
Before attending law school, Anna was a Peace Corps volunteer in Cameroon, Central Africa, where she helped start and advise cooperative credit unions.
Anna’s representations have led to many significant victories for her clients, including:
Some of Anna’s other representative matters include defending:
Ranked for California Litigation: Securities Chambers USA
Recommended for Securities Litigation: Defense Legal 500 US
Client Choice Award winner - Litigation International Law Office/Lexology
Woman Worth Watching Profiles in Diversity Journal
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