Anne Chapman, a former Assistant Federal Defender, has defended clients in criminal cases and assisted companies with internal and governmental investigations for the last fifteen years.
Anne is an experienced trial attorney. She has tried and defended complex criminal cases involving bank, mail and wire fraud, mortgage fraud, forfeiture, identity theft, money laundering, privacy violations, terrorism offenses, narcotics, immigration issues, firearms smuggling, criminal copyright and trademark allegations, and the Classified Information Procedures Act.
Anne also has a wealth of experience representing individual and corporate clients in connection with regulatory and enforcement investigations and indictments, internal investigations, deferred prosecution agreements, and False Claims Act allegations.
In addition to being an accomplished criminal defense attorney, Anne is a sought after speaker and writer. She has recently written on attorney client privilege issues in internal investigations, and has made presentations across the country on a wide range of issues including defending conspiracy cases, attorney client privilege issues in criminal cases, and defense of False Claims Act violations.
Anne received her J.D., cum laude, from Duke University School of Law and her B.A., magna cum laude from the University of Oregon. Following graduation, Anne was a law clerk to Federal District Judge Robert H. Whaley.
Community Legal Services, Board of Directors, 2012-Present; President, 2012-2014