"Private enforcement of rights is fundamental to our civil justice system. It is our primary responsibility as lawyers."
Anne B. Shaver
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Upholding the Rights of Employees
Anne is an associate in our San Francisco office with a focus on employment law cases. A 2007 graduate of UC Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, Anne was a student director of the Workers Rights Clinic of Centro Legal de la Raza in Oakland, and a volunteer at the Legal Aid Society - Employment Law Center. She is active in wage and hour, employment discrimination, consumer fraud, and antitrust cases.
Prior to joining our firm, Anne served as a law clerk to the Honorable Betty B. Fletcher of the Ninth Circuit U.S Court of Appeals. She was a litigation associate at Davis, Graham & Stubbs in Denver, where she practiced commercial litigation and pro bono civil rights litigation.
- Law Clerk to Honorable Betty Fletcher, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2008-2009
- Davis, Graham & Stubbs, LLP, Litigation Associate, 2008
- Davis, Cowell, & Bowe, LLP, Summer Law Clerk, 2006
- Human Rights Watch, Legal Intern, Summer 2005
Publications & Presentations
- "U.S. v. Fort and the Future of Work-Product in Criminal Discovery," 44 Cal. W. L. Rev. 127, 12293 (Fall 2007)
- "Rule 23 Basics," Impact Fund Class Action Training Institue, May 2011
- "A Place At The Table? Recent Developments in LBGT Rights," ABA Labor & Employment Section Conference, April 2012 (moderator)
- "Transgender Workplace Issues After the EEOC’s Landmark Macy Ruling," Bar Association of San Francisco, September 2012 (moderator)