Anna joined GHW as an associate lawyer in 2023. She represents clients facing criminal and quasi-criminal jeopardy at both the trial and appellate levels, with a particular passion for issues surrounding racial injustice.
Prior to joining the firm, Anna completed her articles at the Crown Law Office – Criminal. While articling, she assisted on a variety of high-profile cases involving complex legal issues that were argued before the Court of Appeal for Ontario and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Anna received her J.D. degree from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. During law school, Anna was the co-editor of the Criminal Law Students’ Association blog and volunteered with the criminal division of U of T’s Downtown Legal Services legal clinic. She was selected as one of six students to participate in U of T’s criminal appellate litigation externship, where she contributed to cases that were successfully argued before the Court of Appeal for Ontario. Anna also competed in the Julius Alexander Isaac Moot Competition and was awarded 1st Place for Best Overall Factum for her written submissions surrounding critical race theory.
Anna earned her Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Alberta. During her undergraduate years, she was actively involved with the Elizabeth Fry Society where she provided mentorship to female youth in custody.
Anna is a member of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association, the Toronto Lawyers Association, the Advocates’ Society, and the Ontario Bar Association. She is also proficient in Mandarin.