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Ann is a partner in Reed Smith's Financial Industry Group, and practices in the area of Commercial Restructuring & Bankruptcy and Commercial Litigation.  She has extensive experience in general insolvency matters, and primarily represents secured creditors in distressed debt litigation, restructurings, foreclosures and insolvency proceedings. She has represented chapter 11 debtors, chapter 7 trustees, and unsecured creditors' committees, and has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial bankruptcy proceedings including, but not limited to, cash collateral disputes, assets sales, contested plans of reorganization, and issues pertaining to the automatic stay. The clients she regularly represents include commercial finance companies, major banks and hedge funds.


  • University of Michigan Law School, 2004, J.D.
  • Northwestern University, 2000, B.S.

  • Illinois

Premios y reconocimientos

  • Listed as Highly Regarded in IFLR1000 Global for Illinois Restructuring and insolvency, 2020-2022
  • Named an Illinois Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine from 2010 - 2014