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Anne Voigts is a partner at King & Spalding in the firm's Appellate, Constitutional and Administrative Law Group who has worked on cases before the United States Supreme Court, the California Supreme Court, and federal and state appellate and trial courts. A former Supreme Court and Ninth Circuit clerk, she has argued nearly 60 cases in federal and state appellate courts, more than 50 of which were in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. A former federal prosecutor with over a decade of public service in the Central and Northern District of California, she has nearly twenty years of experience handling appeals and critical motions practice and routinely advises trial teams on complex legal issues in a wide range of cases. She has worked, inter alia, on cases involving antitrust law, class actions, contractual disputes, preemption issues, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the False Claims Act, the Stored Communications Act, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, copyright, and constitutional and statutory interpretation. In the class action context, she has successfully petitioned for appellate review under Fed. R. Civ. P. 23(f) and regularly consults on critical motions practice on class actions in the trial and district court.

Anne Voigts is a member of the California Lawyer’s Association’s Committee on Appellate Courts, a member of the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Amicus Briefs, a former Chair of the Appellate Lawyer Representatives for the Ninth Circuit, and former lead editor and contributor to the Representatives’ Practice Guide, found on the Ninth Circuit’s website. A California Certified Appellate Specialist, she has taught appellate advocacy at USC Gould School of Law and the Department of Justice’s National Advocacy Center, among others. She regularly speaks on developments in Supreme Court and Ninth Circuit case law, privacy law, including the California Consumer Privacy Act, and effective legal writing, and has participated on panels at Stanford’s Rock Center Directors’ College, the Ingram Inn of Court, and the California Lawyers Association, among others.  She also has an active amicus brief practice and is CIPP/US-certified. She is currently the President-Elect of the Federal Bar Association-Northern District of California Chapter, and a Fellow of the American Bar Association.

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Credentials

J.D., Columbia University School of Law, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, awarded in recognition of superior academic performance

B.A., Yale University, distinction in major

California

U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

Law Clerk, Justice John Paul Stevens, Supreme Court of the United States

Intern, Sonia Sotomayor, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Law Clerk, Judge Stephen Reinhardt, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

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Matters

Successfully defended on appeal the conviction of a pharmaceutical company's CEO for statements made in a press release about the results of a clinical study.

Won reversal of the district court's order granting a new trial to a lawyer convicted of money laundering.

Successfully defended on appeal defendant’s convictions and sentence on wire fraud charges arising out of a multimillion-dollar international investment fraud scheme.

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Successfully defended on appeal the conviction of a pharmaceutical company's CEO for statements made in a press release about the results of a clinical study.

Won reversal of the district court's order granting a new trial to a lawyer convicted of money laundering.

Successfully defended on appeal defendant’s convictions and sentence on wire fraud charges arising out of a multimillion-dollar international investment fraud scheme.

Successfully defended on appeal the racketeering convictions and sentences of three leaders of the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang.

Insights

Article · Source: Daily Journal

May 15, 2020
CFPB survives, but for how long?

Article · Source: Bloomberg Law

May 7, 2020
Disputes Brewing Over Covid-19 Bar, Restaurant Closings

Article · Source: Pratt’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Law Report

June 1, 2019
Start Aiming Now: The California Consumer Privacy Act Is a Moving Target, and GDPR Compliance Is Not Enough

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Matters

Successfully defended on appeal the conviction of a pharmaceutical company's CEO for statements made in a press release about the results of a clinical study.

Won reversal of the district court's order granting a new trial to a lawyer convicted of money laundering.

Successfully defended on appeal defendant’s convictions and sentence on wire fraud charges arising out of a multimillion-dollar international investment fraud scheme.

See more
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Close

Matters

Successfully defended on appeal the conviction of a pharmaceutical company's CEO for statements made in a press release about the results of a clinical study.

Won reversal of the district court's order granting a new trial to a lawyer convicted of money laundering.

Successfully defended on appeal defendant’s convictions and sentence on wire fraud charges arising out of a multimillion-dollar international investment fraud scheme.

Successfully defended on appeal the racketeering convictions and sentences of three leaders of the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang.

Insights

Article · Source: Daily Journal

May 15, 2020
CFPB survives, but for how long?

Article · Source: Bloomberg Law

May 7, 2020
Disputes Brewing Over Covid-19 Bar, Restaurant Closings

Article · Source: Pratt’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Law Report

June 1, 2019
Start Aiming Now: The California Consumer Privacy Act Is a Moving Target, and GDPR Compliance Is Not Enough

View all

Credentials

J.D., Columbia University School of Law, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, awarded in recognition of superior academic performance

B.A., Yale University, distinction in major

California

U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

Law Clerk, Justice John Paul Stevens, Supreme Court of the United States

Intern, Sonia Sotomayor, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Law Clerk, Judge Stephen Reinhardt, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

French