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Anne concentrates her practice in civil litigation such as complex commercial and real estate disputes, and toxic torts. This practice includes injunctions, appeals, and class action defense. Anne is also a trained mediator, having completed the Mediation Center of Kentucky Program in 2002.

Career Highlights


  • The Best Lawyers in America® Lexington Litigation - Environmental "Lawyer of the Year", 2013, 2015, 2017, 2020
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®, 2005 - 2020, in the fields of Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Environmental, Litigation - Land Use and Zoning, Litigation - Real Estate
  • Selected for inclusion in Kentucky Super Lawyers® in the field of Civil Litigation Defense, 2007-2019
  • Recognized as one of the “Top 25 Women Kentucky Super Lawyers” within the Kentucky Super Lawyers® lists, 2007-2016, 2018
  • Recognized as one of the "Top 50 Attorneys in Kentucky" in the Kentucky Super Lawyers® lists, 2007-2016
  • Selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of the Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers™
  • Recognized in Corporate Counsel Edition, Super Lawyers, 2008-2010
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Eugene E. Siler, Jr., then District Judge, United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, 1979-81
  • Managing Editor, Kentucky Law Journal, 1978-79
  • Best Feature Writer, Kentucky Intercollegiate Press Association, 1976


Professional Affiliations

  • Fayette County Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (Forum on Franchising Section of Litigation)
  • Lexington Journal Club
  • American Inns of Court, Henry Clay Chapter, Social Chair
  • KBA Section of Civil Litigation
  • Women's Lawyer Association, FCBA
  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP Women's Forum

Community Involvement

Civic and Charitable Involvement

  • Kentucky Bar Association Communications and Publications Committee, Present-2017
  • Session (Board) of Hunter Presbyterian Church, 2012 - present
  • 2011 Kentucky Bar Association, CLE Chair
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Fayette County Bar Association, Past Board of Directors
  • Community Bank of Lexington, Inc., Organizing Director and former Advisory Director
  • Former Title III, Local Emergency Planning Committee
  • Hunter Presbyterian Church, Elder
  • Hunter Presbyterian Church, Chair, Nominating Committee, 2009
  • Ashland Neighbor Association, former Board Member and Secretary
  • Transylvania Presbytery, former Chair of Board of Trustees
  • Transylvania Presbytery, Judicial Commission, Present
  • Friends of the Arts School, Inc., former Board Member and Parliamentarian


Contributions & Published Works

  • Chapter author for Thomson Reuters' Inside the Minds series, "Making Ethics Worth Your While: Controlling Costs in E-Discovery," 2012 WL 3058129
  • KBA Federal Practice Update, Fall 1992 and 1993
  • "Kentucky Civil Practice Before Trial," U.K./CLE Contributing Author, 1989
  • Comment, "Keeping Kidnapping in its Place: When Does Kentucky's Exemption Apply?" 66 KLJ 448



  • Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Women Lawyer’s Association, Lexington, Kentucky, January 2016
  • "When Did We Get to Yes?" KBA Convention Mediation Panel, 2013
  • "Stranger in a Strange Land: Keeping Co-Counsel Sitting Next to You at Trial," presented at the Litigation Counsel of America Renaissance Symposium VI, Harvard Club of New York City, Nov. 30, 2012
  • NITA Faculty for Deposition Skills, Atlanta, 2010
  • NITA Faculty for Great Lakes Deposition Program, 2004 & 2006



Western Kentucky University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1976
University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1979

  • Kentucky
    Kentucky Supreme Court, 1980
    U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 1981
    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1981
    U.S. Supreme Court, 1992
    U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky, 2003
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