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.