Partner, Morrison Foerster
Anna Erickson White has more than 20 years of experience in securities and other complex, high-stakes civil litigation. She has represented companies, as well as their officers and directors, in securities class actions, derivative suits, merger and acquisition litigation, and general commercial disputes. She also regularly advises boards and management on disclosure and high-profile governance issues. Her clients span a range of industries including technology, life sciences, renewable energy, gaming, and financial services.
In recognition of her ability to add real value to clients’ businesses above and beyond other players in the market, Ms. White was named a Client Choice Award winner. She is also recommended by Legal500 US for shareholder litigation and was named a 2014 Woman Worth Watching by Profiles in Diversity Journal.
In addition to her practice, Ms. White currently serves on the firm’s executive committee, compensation committee, and board of directors. She has also twice served as a firmwide managing partner, from 2006 to 2009 and 2012 to 2015.
Ms. White received her J.D. from Stanford Law School in 1992. She received her B.A. from University of California, Berkeley, in 1985.
Before attending law school, Ms. White was a Peace Corps volunteer in Cameroon, Central Africa.