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, Phi Beta Kappa from Vanderbilt University in 2007. Before attending law school, Anne worked in journalism at NBC4 in Washington and Voice of America.  Anne graduated in 2012 from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was a member of Order of the Coif, editor of the Journal of Law and Politics, and winner of the 2012 William Minor Lile Moot Court Competition.  She served as a law clerk to the Honorable Julia Smith Gibbons, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, before joining Williams & Connolly in 2013.

Representative Experience

Though all cases vary and none is predictive, Anne’s recent experience includes:

  • Representing British Petroleum in multi-district litigation proceedings arising out of the Deepwater Horizon Spill
  • Representing a global defense contractor in multiple commercial arbitrations before AAA panels, with alleged damages ranging from $18 million to more than $1 billion
  • Representing two bankers in a FINRA arbitration involving allegations of trade secret misappropriation and violation of restrictive covenants
  • Representing a president of a reinsurance company in DOJ and SEC investigations and related civil litigation
  • Representing a publicly-traded company in federal court defending a claim that its newly-adopted corporate name infringes the trademark rights of another party
  • Pro bono representation of a defendant in a state court felony theft trial

Education

Admissions

Government Service

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

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