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abarnett@reedsmith.com

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Anne focuses her practice on employment matters and has represented clients of all sizes, including start-ups and large Fortune 50 companies. She is a business-focused counselor who provides realistic and appropriate recommendations to minimize employer risk using her insight on what potential plaintiffs and their attorneys focus on while recognizing the economic realities of particular policies. Anne prides herself on providing sound and cutting-edge legal strategies that consistently focus on the client’s bottom line as they navigate the complicated labyrinth of California and federal employment regulations.

Credentials

  • University of San Francisco School of Law, 2003, J.D., Maritime Law Journal, Technical Editor; Law Merit Scholar; Arthur Zief, Jr. Scholar
  • Pennsylvania State University, 1997, B.S., Dean’s List

  • California

  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Central District of California

  • Legal Services for Children, pro bono panel attorney
  • San Francisco Bar Association
  • State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Litigation Section
  • University of San Francisco School of Law, Women Lawyers Committee
 

In the News

  • 2 November 2018 “3 Tips For Employers To Dodge Election Day Strife” Law360
  • 29 October 2018 “Employers Can Be Liable for Distracted Driving” Society for Human Resource Management
  • 10 October 2018 “EEOC Increased Harassment Charges, Recoveries in Last Year” Daily Journal
  • 7 September 2018 “DOJ Stance in Harvard Suit Adds Wrinkle to Diversity Efforts” Law360
  • 8 August 2018 “Employees Secretly Record Managers for Litigation” Society for Human Resource Management
  • 11 May 2018 “5 Tips For Parental Leave Policies That Minimize Legal Risk” Law360
  • 1 May 2018 “Three Takeaways From the California Supreme Court's Gig Economy Ruling” The Recorder
  • 12 January 2018 “The Role of Technology in Sexual Harassment” Inside Counsel of Law.com