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Anne F. O'BerryOf Counsel

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OVERVIEW

Since joining the firm in 2000, Anne F. O'Berry has focused primarily on securities class action litigation, helping to achieve substantial recoveries for institutional investors and individual shareholders.  She has also assisted in the firm's antitrust and consumer protection cases.


Ms. O'Berry began her legal career as a commercial litigation associate at the New York firm of Debevoise & Plimpton.  She subsequently served as a staff attorney for a federally funded agency representing indigent death row inmates in state and federal post-conviction litigation, as co-director of a non-profit agency seeking executive clemency for incarcerated battered women, and as a central staff attorney at Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeal. She also taught "Race and the Law" and "Interviewing, Counseling and Negotiating" as an adjunct professor at St. Thomas University Law School.


Ms. O'Berry is a graduate of New York University School of Law where she was an Articles Editor on the Annual Survey of American Law, the director of the Women in Prison Project at Rikers Island, and a member of the Civil Rights Litigation Clinic. She also interned for Judge Abraham D. Sofaer of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and for Judge A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Following law school, Ms. O'Berry served as a Law Clerk to Judge Dickinson R. Debevoise of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and then as a research and teaching associate to Judge Higginbotham.


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  • Volunteer with community groups serving undocumented immigrants, the poor, and homeless in South Florida
  • Co-founder of community organic garden at domestic violence shelter


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