Anna’s experience includes a combination of litigation and in-house positions, having recently served as General Counsel for a prominent San Francisco digital marketing agency.
Anna’s litigation experience helps her advise small businesses with an eye to preventing lawsuits. Based in San Francisco and Redwood City, Anna advises and represents clients throughout the United States.
- Advisory Agreement
- Business Licenses & Industry Regulations
- Buyout Agreement
- Corporate Dissolution
- Corporate Formation
- Corporate Restructure
- Delaware Incorporation
- Founders Agreement
- Franchise Agreement
- Franchise Disclosure Document
- Franchise Formation
- Joint Venture Formation
- Operating Agreement
- Partnership Formation
- Shareholder Agreement
- Other Business Formation Matter
- Case Law Research
- Letter of Intent
- Other Legal Research & Writing Matter
- Outside General Counsel
Furniss Family Law Group
Sep 2016 - Present
Practice civil and family law litigation in state and federal court. Advise, counsel and litigate divorce, support, custody and post-judgment matters.
Furniss Law Group
Mar 2014 - Present
Advise entrepreneurs on subjects including incorporation, corporate structure, employment, partnerships, contract negotiation and drafting, and company policies and procedures, among others.
Practice business litigation in state and federal court.
Winghart Law Group
Nov 2014 - Dec 2016
Practice business and personal litigation in state and federal court. Prepare pleadings, draft motions, appear in court.
General Counsel, Director of Content
Sep 2010 - Mar 2014
Provided counsel to company on broad range of corporate and transactional legal matters including trademark, intellectual property, employment, immigration, compliance, online privacy and security.
Drafted, reviewed and negotiated contracts including employment, intellectual property, commercial leasing, confidentiality and service agreements.
Advised CEO, Directors and Officers.
Furniss & Sparks
Oct 2009 - Nov 2010
Incorporated, counseled and advised small businesses and startups.
Created, reviewed and managed client contracts and internal legal documentation.
Specialities included: corporate structure, formation and documentation; trademark and intellectual property protection; corporate compliance; and service and employee agreements.
Law Offices of Steven D. Hillyard
Sep 2007 - Oct 2009
Practiced litigation in defense-oriented San Francisco law office. Specialized in medical malpractice defense, automobile defense and personal injury.
May 2004 - Sep 2007
Worked directly under General Counsel of multinational utility management corporation. Researched, interpreted, and applied utility-related regulations at city, county, state, and federal levels. Drafted proposed legislation and composed legal memoranda. Hired and supervised law clerks.