EDUCATIONUniversity of Michigan Law School
University of Michigan
U.S. District Courts:
- C.D. Cal. (2011)
- E.D. Cal. (2014)
- N.D. Cal. (2010)
Anne K. Davis
Anne Davis has nearly 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.Ms. Davis currently is a member of the BFA team litigating In re Inductors Antitrust Litigation, representing a class of purchasers of inductors, a passive electronic component that is a key element of electronic circuits found in smart phones, laptops, computers and other consumer electronic devices; as well as the In re German Automotive Manufacturers Antitrust Litigation; In re Packaged Seafood Antitrust Litigation; and In re Domestic Airline Travel Antitrust Litigation teams.
Prior to joining BFA, Ms. Davis served as a Principal Counsel for Sales Practice Enforcement at the Financial Industry Regulatory (FINRA), where she advised examination teams and coordinated and conducted complex investigations of violations of FINRA, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) rules, and the federal securities laws, including matters involving manipulative trading, anti-money-laundering compliance programs, supervision failures, net capital violations, and broker misconduct.
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 advised companies, board members, and executives in matters involving compliance with the U.S. federal and state securities laws; served as personal counsel to officers, directors, and employees called upon to testify in investigative and private litigation proceedings; and represented companies, board members, and executives in SEC, Exchange, and FINRA matters, securities fraud class actions, shareholder derivative actions, and complex commercial litigation. 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.
Ms. Davis began her higher education at Harold Washington College, a City College of Chicago and went on to earn a B.A. with honors from the DePaul University, 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.