Anne Savin is an associate in our Litigation Practice Group. She represents clients in complex commercial trials and appeals.

    Prior to joining the firm, Anne served as an officer in the US Army’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps. Anne’s assignments included prosecutor for the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, senior prosecutor at Fort Benning, Georgia, and legal adviser to the 1st Information Operations Command, the US Army’s only active-duty information warfare brigade. She also deployed to Afghanistan as the 82nd Airborne Division’s chief of fiscal and contract law. Anne now serves as a major in the US Army Reserves.

    Before joining the US Army, Anne practiced trial and appellate litigation with law firms in San Francisco, California.

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    • Obtained guilty plea and 45-year sentence in murder case involving involuntary intoxication defense after original contested conviction was overturned by the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.
    • Won affirmance of district court judgment dismissing, with prejudice, breach of contract claim due to contractual choice-of-law provision. ABF Capital Corp. v. Osley, 414 F.3d 1061 (9th Cir. 2005).
    • Secured summary judgment in trial court and affirmance on appeal in case involving breach of legal ethics by a party to a contingency fee agreement. A.I. Credit Corp. v. Aguilar & Sebastinelli, 113 Cal. App. 4th 1072 (2003).
    • Obtained complete defense verdict at trial for client-insurer facing alter ego and agency liability allegations made by customer of subsidiary workers’ compensation insurance provider.

    Education

    • University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2001
    • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., with high honors, 1996

    Admissions

    • Not admitted in the District of Columbia; supervised by members of the District of Columbia Bar
    • California, 2001

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • Member, State Bar of California
    • Member, Indiana Roll of Attorneys
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