Annie represents clients in various stages of high-stakes civil litigation. She has experience conducting and managing complex discovery, researching and briefing legal issues of first impression, and drafting dispositive motions. Annie draws on her prior experience as an elementary school teacher to help transform complicated legal and fact issues into a clear and persuasive story.
In her pro bono practice, Annie has represented a class of state inmates challenging their conditions of confinement as unconstitutional under the Eighth Amendment. In this litigation, Annie led briefing on critical motions and drafted discovery and deposition plans. Annie also successfully represented several individual criminal defendants in Massachusetts state court.
Prior to joining Goldman Ismail, Annie was an associate at a major international litigation firm in Chicago and clerked on a federal district court in Columbus, Ohio. Annie received her J.D. from Harvard Law School, her M.A. from George Washington University, and her B.A. from Miami University in Ohio. Before attending law school, Annie taught first grade with Teach for America and spent several years investigating organizational misconduct at a large public university.