Anne Malinee focuses her practice on complex civil litigation and criminal defense. She has represented corporations, professional firms, and individuals in a broad range of cases in federal and state courts, and in arbitration proceedings.

Anne graduated summa cum laude from Vanderbilt University in 2007, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Anne graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2012, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif. At Virginia, Anne was the winner of the 2012 William Minor Lile Moot Court Competition and an editor of the Journal of Law and Politics. She served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Julia Smith Gibbons, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, in Memphis, Tennessee before joining Williams & Connolly in 2013.

Representative Experience

  • Represented British Petroleum in multi-district litigation proceedings arising out of the Deepwater Horizon Spill.
  • Represented a publicly-traded company defending a claim that its newly-adopted corporate name infringes the trademark rights of another party.
  • Represented two bankers in a FINRA arbitration involving allegations of trade secret misappropriation and violation of restrictive covenants.
  • Represented president of insurance company in DOJ and SEC investigations and related civil litigation.
  • Represented a publicly-traded company in an employment class action.
  • Represented a law firm in a legal malpractice lawsuit in Virginia state court.
  • Pro bono trial counsel for defendant in a felony theft case in Maryland state court.



Government Service

Law Clerk, Judge Julia Smith Gibbons, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2012-2013

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