Anne R. Yearwood

Associate

Education

  • B.A., Georgetown University, 2008
  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2016
  • magna cum laude

Clerkships

  • Hon. Kenneth M. Karas, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Fellowships. Leadership, & Recognition

  • Order of the Coif, Michigan Law School
  • Darrow Scholarship, Michigan Law School
  • Contributing Editor, Michigan Law Review
  • Judges Chair, Henry M. Campbell Moot Court Competition Board, Michigan Law School
  • Treasurer, Black Law Students Association, Michigan Law School

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and Eastern District of New York
  • New York

Anne R. Yearwood is an associate at Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP.

Anne joined the firm from Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, where she gained substantial experience in white collar and civil litigation practice. Before joining the firm, Anne also clerked for the Honorable Kenneth M. Karas of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Anne received her law degree magna cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School, where she was inducted into the Order of the Coif and received the Darrow Scholarship, a full merit scholarship. At Michigan Law, Anne was a contributing editor of the Michigan Law Review, a student attorney in the human trafficking clinic, the Judges Chair of the Henry M. Campbell Moot Court Competition Board, and a research assistant to Professors Nina Mendelson and Julian Mortenson. During law school, Anne also served as a student representative on the Educational Environment Committee, and was treasurer of the Black Law Students Association. 

Prior to law school, Anne worked as a housing manager at Girls Educational and Mentoring Services, which provides transitional independent living services for survivors of human trafficking. She also worked as a judicial intern for Judge Pamela K. Chen of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Anne received her B.A. from Georgetown University.