Anne R.Dana


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Anne's practice focuses on discrimination, harassment, and retaliation litigation and counseling.

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Anne is an innovative litigator whose practice focuses on complex employment litigation, defending management against claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation under federal, state, and city laws. She represents employers in state and federal courts in New York, arbitration panels, and federal, state and city agencies. These include the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, New York State Division of Human Rights, and New York City Human Rights Commission. She also represents clients in disputes involving claims of fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and whistleblowing. A former commercial litigator, Anne has experience with complex commercial litigation.

Anne counsels clients generally on a wide range of employment issues, including disciplinary actions and terminations, employment and separation agreements, employment policies and practices, internal complaints and investigations of alleged employee misconduct, and litigation avoidance.

Anne also extensively advises clients on compliance with harassment and discrimination laws around the country, including on mandatory policies, nondisclosure agreements and confidentiality provisions, training requirements, and other notice and poster requirements. She regularly conducts anti-harassment trainings, conducts investigations in response to internal complaints, and negotiates settlement and separation agreements in accordance with these laws. Anne helps track the development of laws in this area from proposed legislation through enforcement and is a thought leader in the era of #MeToo litigation.

Anne represents clients in a diverse range of industries, including banking and finance, telecommunications, entertainment, health care, hospitality, food service, retail, and higher education. 

  • MA, Duke University
    Cultural Anthropology
  • JD, Duke University School of Law

    Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy, executive editor

  • BA, New York University

    Magna cum laude

  • New York
  • US Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • US District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • US District Court, Southern District of New York