Anne’s practice focuses on product liability, bankruptcy, creditor’s rights and commercial recovery.
As a member of a trial team that involved high-stakes litigation, she has experience drafting evidentiary and dispositive motions along with assisting in trial strategy. Anne’s case team assignments also include responsibilities in all areas of pre-trial defense. This ranges from initial drafting of responsive pleadings to fact investigation, deposing witnesses and frequent research and writing on a wide variety of legal issues.

As to her work in bankruptcy, creditor’s rights and commercial recovery, Anne has worked for clients on a wide range of matters dealing in Chapters 7, 11, 13 and 15 of the Bankruptcy Code. She has also worked with both debtors and creditors outside of bankruptcy. She approaches this work with a keen sense of problem-solving and benefit maximization.   

Anne brings her considerable knowledge and skill to her product liability litigation practice.  

Before joining Shook, Anne served as a term clerk for the Hon. Lisa Ritchey Craig in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia. There she worked closely with the Judge and her chambers, drafting orders for both bankruptcy and adversary proceedings, preparing hundreds of detailed hearing and trial memoranda, and providing legal guidance on complex matters before and during hearings and trials. She also attended the Southern Law Bankruptcy Institute, the Pepperdine University Byrne Judicial Clerkship Institute and the Central District of California’s Law Clerk Education Program.

Anne had an earlier career in education, earning her Master’s in Education from the University of Georgia. Her excellence in teaching was recognized across institutions, as she was named a Teacher of Influence, STAR Teacher, Master Teacher, and Teacher of the Year. Anne uses her advanced teaching skills in her legal practice when she translates complex litigation for jury trials.