Anna Moody is a counsel in Debevoise’s Litigation Department, resident in the Washington, D.C. office. Her practice focuses on securities-related enforcement defense, SEC examinations, internal investigations and white collar criminal defense. She also has significant experience representing corporate clients and their officers and directors in securities class actions and shareholder derivative litigation.
Ms. Moody represents individuals, private firms and public companies in SEC and DOJ investigations and internal investigations. She advises on a variety of regulatory and enforcement issues. Although much of Ms. Moody’s work is highly confidential, some of her representations include:
Ms. Moody also has an active pro bono practice and has represented clients in matters including:
Ms. Moody is executive editor of the Debevoise Insider Trading Disclosure Update. Her recent publications include “Insider Trading Enforcement Against Lawmakers Is Growing”, Law360 (November 2022).
Ms. Moody joined the firm in 2009. From 2010 to 2011, she clerked for the Hon. James G. Carr, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. Ms. Moody received a J.D. from Columbia University, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and head articles editor of the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law. She received a B.A. in International Studies and Spanish, with honors, from Washington University.
Ms. Moody is a member of the Bars of New York, Massachusetts and the District of Columbia. She is conversant in Spanish and German.