EDUCATIONUniversity of Michigan Law School
University of Michigan
U.S. District Courts:
- C.D. Cal. (2011)
- E.D. Cal. (2014)
- N.D. Cal. (2010)
- E.D. MI (2019)
Anne K. Davis
Anne Davis joined BFA in 2018. She has a decade of experience litigating complex matters in both federal and state courts, including the courts of California, Delaware, and Kansas. She focuses her practice on complex investigations and litigation of antitrust, consumer, and securities matters.Anne plays a key role in litigating In re: Facebook, Inc. Consumer Privacy User Profile Litigation and In re Inductors Antitrust Litigation; as well as a member of the In re German Automotive Manufacturers Antitrust Litigation and In re Domestic Airlines Travel Antitrust Litigation teams. She recently co-authored That’s The Ticket – Game On For Plaintiffs Challenging Suppression of the Market For Football Broadcasts for the September edition of the Antitrust, UCL and Privacy Section E-Brief for California Lawyer’s Association, and The Interplay of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation and U.S. E-Discovery—One Year Later, the View Remains the Same, which was published in the Spring 2019 edition of Competition.
Prior to joining BFA, Anne served as a Principal Counsel for Sales Practice Enforcement at the Financial Industry Regulatory (FINRA), where she, as appropriate, brought charges and negotiated resolutions or litigated formal actions pertaining to violations of FINRA, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) rules, and the federal securities laws by registered individuals and FINRA member firms.
Before FINRA, she was a senior associate at Morrison & Foerster, LLP, where she specialized in securities litigation and enforcement, complex civil litigation, and internal investigations. She also maintained a pro bono practice involving Title IX compliance in California public schools, litigation on behalf of prisoners asserting Section 1983 excessive force claims, and asylum claims.
Anne earned a B.A. with honors from DePaul University (2002), a M.A. (Political Science) from the University of Michigan (2006), and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School (2008). She is admitted to practice in California (2009), and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern (2010), Central (2011) and Eastern (2014) Districts of California and the Eastern District of Michigan (2019).