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J.D., magna cum laude, George Mason University School of Law

B.A., summa cum laude, Washington & Jefferson College; Phi Beta Kappa

Bar and Court Admissions

District of Columbia Bar

U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Anna J. Schaffner


Practice Areas

Anna represents insurers in connection with coverage issues and disputes arising under professional liability and general liability insurance policies.

Representative Experience

  • Advises insurers on coverage issues, including applicability of various policy exclusions and conditions.
  • Drafts motions and pleadings on behalf of insurers involved in coverage litigation.
  • Serves as monitoring counsel in connection with ongoing litigation in federal and state courts.
  • Conducts legal research addressing a wide variety of substantive and procedural issues for clients involved in complex insurance litigation.
  • Argued and won a Convention Against Torture Case in Immigration Court.

Professional Experience

  • Supreme Court Clinic at George Mason University School of Law (2017-2018)
  • Legal Intern, Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights (CAIR) Coalition, Detained Adults Program (2016)
  • Legal Research Volunteer, National Alliance on Mental Illness (2015-2016)


  • Pro Bono Service Award, George Mason University School of Law