Anne E. Kierig

Counsel
Anne Kierig
Anne Kierig focuses on federal privacy and cybersecurity public policy.  Anne advises corporations on pending and current federal and state legislation, proposed regulations, and congressional hearings. She advocates for clients' positions in both chambers of Congress and at federal agencies, drawing on her prior experience working in both federal and state governments.

Anne served as office counsel and legislative assistant for U.S. Senator Richard J. Durbin (D-IL), the assistant Democratic leader. She drafted and advanced cybersecurity and privacy legislation; managed cybersecurity-related bills, hearings, and meetings; and engaged the Department of Homeland Security, the National Cybersecurity Communications and Integration Center, and other federal agencies to determine how legislation can help the nation secure sensitive information, while protecting individuals' privacy and civil liberties. 

Anne also served as legislative assistant to U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, where she handled homeland security-related and other matters. 

Experience

Government Experience

  • Deputy Director, DC office, State of Illinois
  • Legislative Assistant, Senator Dianne Feinstein, U.S. Senate
  • Legislative assistant & director of correspondence, U.S. Senate, Assistant Democratic Leader, Senator Richard J. Durbin (D-IL)
  • Office counsel, U.S. Senate, Assistant Democratic Leader, Senator Richard J. Durbin (D-IL)

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Credentials
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Education

  • J.D. Pepperdine University School of Law 2005
  • B.A. University of California 1995

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • District of Columbia

Clerk Experience

  • Honorable Florence Marie Cooper U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Certified Information Privacy Professional/US (CIPP/US)