Anna Hayes is a litigation attorney based in Holland & Knight's Washington, D.C., office. She advises and defends clients in a variety of government and regulatory matters with a focus on antitrust and competition. Ms. Hayes has worked for her clients to achieve victories at trial, has secured dismissal of investigations and inquiries by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and other agencies, and has defended her clients against claims in International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) arbitration. Ms. Hayes represents public and privately held companies, trade associations, nonprofit organizations and educational institutions.
Ms. Hayes' notable representative matters include:
In addition, Ms. Hayes maintains an active pro bono practice. She has represented a charitable organization in connection with protecting its intellectual property, including trademark registration, and has volunteered with the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law to ensure eligible voters' access to participate in elections.
Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Hayes clerked for the Honorable Marcia Morales Howard in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. She was involved in criminal and civil bench and jury trials and gained experience in a variety of disputes, including business torts, employment litigation, securities litigation and insurance matters.
While in law school, Ms. Hayes was elected executive articles editor for the Florida Law Review. She also served as a teaching assistant for legal writing and appellate advocacy courses, and tutored first-year students in criminal law and civil procedure.
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