Anna Hayes is a litigation attorney based in Holland & Knight's Washington, D.C., office. She advises and defends clients in private litigation and government investigations and enforcement actions with a focus on antitrust and competition. Ms. Hayes has worked for her clients to achieve victories at trial, has secured dismissal of investigations 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 volunteers 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 both bench and jury trials in criminal and civil cases and worked on a variety of matters involving the application of federal and state law related to business torts, labor and employment issues, securities litigation and insurance matters.
While in law school, Ms. Hayes served as the executive articles editor for the Florida Law Review. She also worked 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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