6246b61a-bcf2-4a70-9659-296ff67e899bAnna is a commentator, project manager at the Center for Election Innovation & Research, and research analyst at Bloomberg BNA, where she writes and edits articles, breaking news, and white papers on developments in international tax law and domestic regulatory issues related to expatriates, visas, tax treaties, foreign workers, social insurance taxes, and other payroll compliance issues to expand coverage in portfolios covering more than 90 countries. 

Anna previously served as the political nonprofits researcher at the Center for Responsive Politics focusing on nonprofit political activity,  undisclosed money in elections, transparency, and other campaign finance issues. Anna is also a contributor to the Daily Caller and Lawyerist, where she writes on ethics, technology, and other topics related to the law.

Anna graduated magna cum laude with degrees in political science and psychology with honors from North Carolina State University. Anna earned her J.D. from the University of the District of Columbia School of Law, where she provided pro bono representation to taxpayers in disputes with the IRS at the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic and Legislation Clinic as well as serving in other capacities.

Anna has completed an an extended placement with the Bureau of Energy Resources Public Policy and Diplomacy Division through the U.S. State Department Student Foreign Service program and held positions with a political action committee, government relations firm, the D.C. Superior Court Senior Judge’s Chambers, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Voting Rights Project, the D.C. Council Committee on Government Operations, and the U.S. House of Representatives, as well as in the private sector and with other nonprofit organizations.

Anna’s work has been featured in the Huffington Post, the Hill, and various professional journals. Her most recent articles can be found here, OpenSecrets, Lawyerist, and other publications.


This is a personal blog. The opinions expressed here represent my own and not those of my employer or any other organization with which I am affiliated. Due to the nature of having an open mind, my thoughts and opinions change from time to time. This blog is intended to merely provide a record of projects I have taken part in. As such, any thoughts and opinions expressed within out-of-date posts may not the same, nor even similar, to those I may hold today.