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Abby is a partner in the firm's Global Commercial Disputes Group. Her practice is focused on complex litigation for clients in the health care and financial services sectors. Abby is a strong, dedicated advocate for her clients.

Abby has been a key member of several trial teams in high-stakes cases. She has significant experience in all facets of litigation, including developing and implementing strategy, coordinating with opposing and co-counsel, taking and defending complex fact, corporate designee, and expert depositions, working with expert witnesses, pre-trial preparation, and trial.

Prior to joining Reed Smith, she was a business litigation associate at a firm in Washington, D.C., where she handled cases involving complex contract and tort issues, fraud, and class actions. She also worked as a law clerk in the Fraud and Public Corruption Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney's office.


  • William & Mary School of Law, 2016, J.D., cum laude, William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, Executive Editor
  • Christopher Newport University, 2013, B.A., History, magna cum laude

  • Pennsylvania
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia

  • U.S. District Court - District of Columbia


  • Human Rights First Pro Bono Star Award, 2017