Shira Anderson's practice focuses on international and cross-jurisdictional matters involving foreign states and nationals; internal investigations and white collar defense; and global data protection, privacy, and cybersecurity. Ms. Anderson maintains an active pro bono practice with an emphasis on civil rights appellate litigation. She co-launched and co-manages the firm's Enforcement Edge blog.

Ms. Anderson received both a JD and an LLM in International & Comparative Law, magna cum laude, from Duke University School of Law, where she served as the Special Projects Editor of the Duke Journal of International & Comparative Law. Prior to law school, Ms. Anderson worked in high tech as a marketing and public relations manager. Prior to that, she served in the Israel Defense Forces' Foreign Relations Unit, where she served as the Liaison to the International Committee to the Red Cross and as an NCO in the Military Strategic Information Section.

Credentials

Education
  • LLM, International & Comparative Law, Duke University School of Law, 2018, magna cum laude
  • JD, Duke University School of Law, 2018, magna cum laude
  • BA, History, University of California, Berkeley, 2009, Honors in History, High Distinction in General Scholarship, Phi Beta Kappa
Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • California
  • US District Court, Central District of California
  • US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Clerkships
  • Supreme Court of Israel, President Esther Hayut
  • Supreme Court of Israel, The Honorable Yael Willner
Activities
  • IDF, Foreign Relations Unit, International Military Cooperation Department, 2011: Award of Excellence
Languages
  • Hebrew
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