As Of Counsel at De Leon Law, PLLC, Anne’s focus is to advise various companies and individuals on matters related to corporate and real estate transactions, purchase and sale of companies and assets, company formation, capital raises, and governance, all manner of start-up issues, risk management, strategic legal guidance and counsel, and drafting and negotiating all types of agreements. She essentially serves as outside general counsel for a number of companies, counseling them on topics ranging from lease negotiation to complex business transactions.
Although her focus at the firm is advising businesses and individuals in corporate and real estate matters, she has extensive experience in all manner of disputes and litigation as well. Anne has experience in drafting wills and estate documents for individuals. In all situations, Anne seeks to combine her unique experience in both transactional law and litigation to arrive at effective and successful solutions for you.
Anne is an honors graduate of The University of Texas School of Law. She has over twenty years’ experience as a lawyer in central Texas serving first as Senior Counsel at Norton Rose Fulbright for over 15 years and then as Of Counsel at Ashley Thomas & Associates, P.C for close to five years. At Norton Rose, Anne successfully represented some of the largest and most sophisticated companies in the world, including Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 computer, banking, and pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Her practice focused on advising and counseling in-house lawyers, company executives, and internal stakeholders through all aspects of litigation and other business activities. At Ashley Thomas & Associates, P.C., she honed her corporate and transactional skills by performing numerous outside counsel services for a number of local companies as well as drafting and negotiating all manner of agreements ranging from confidentiality agreements to complex asset purchase and corporate acquisition documents.
Outside of work, Anne loves spending time with her family, husband Lane, kids Richard and Lizzie, and black lab, Winnie, including watching their various activities (and driving them back and forth). She also enjoys being outside (when it is less than 100 degrees), spending time on the lake, exercising, cooking with her family, and being with friends.
2001 – J.D., with honors, The University of Texas – Austin
1997 – B.J., magna cum laude, University of Missouri – Columbia
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