As a dedicated advocate, Annapurna is involved in all phases of dispute resolution, including trial, arbitration, and complex case resolution. Innovative, thoughtful, and thorough, Annapurna navigates her clients through the legal system, advising and defending the parties she represents on issues ranging from construction defect claims, contract disputes, and government investigations, to tort claims, dram shop claims, and product liability claims, to subrogation and fire loss investigations.
Annapurna’s diverse dispute resolution, negotiation, and litigation experience allow her to quickly identify the key issues in each case in order to present her clients with a comprehensive legal analysis at the very onset of the matter. She continuously provides persuasive arguments throughout the pendency of each case in order to achieve the best resolution.
Annapurna is appreciated by clients and colleagues alike for her ability to analyze and understand even the most complicated matters, often involving many moving parts. An analytical thinker and intuitive problem solver, Annapurna’s proven skill in creating understandable and poignant talking points and overarching litigation strategy is the result of assimilating what can be disparate information into a compelling narrative that is straight-forward, interesting, and persuasive.
Frequently involved in cases with novel legal issues, Annapurna relies upon her keen analytical, research, and writing abilities. Curious by nature, Annapurna never hesitates to dive into learning new subject matter when it serves her client’s interest. She believes in regular and clear communication with clients and matter constituents alike, and values their perspective while keeping them in the loop.
Super Lawyers named Annapurna to its 2023 roster of the top attorneys in Oregon. She has been recognized in the respected peer-review guide The Best Lawyers in America for construction litigation and insurance litigation since 2022.
- Lewis and Clark, Portland, Oregon, J.D., 2003
- Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, OK, M.B.A., Non-Profit Management and Development
- Scripps College, Claremont, CA, B.A., Studio Art
- Member, Oregon State Bar Association
- United States District Court, District of Oregon
- Member, Multnomah County Bar Association
- Member, Oregon Association of Defense Counsel
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance Chapter President
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