Ann's Profile

Ann is a member of the firm’s Public Finance practice.

Her primary focus is representation as bond counsel of cities, counties, boards of education, universities, and 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations in Alabama. Her practice concentrates on advising public and private entities on matters of tax and securities law in connection with the issuance of taxable and tax-exempt bonds, warrants, notes, and other debt instruments.

She received her J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School and holds a B.A. magna cum laude from Davidson College.

Ann's Accolades

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Municipal Law, Project Finance Law, Public Finance Law, Tax Law (2021-present)

Ann's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • Alabama State Bar
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Women in Public Finance
Civic Involvement
  • Alabama Leadership Initiative, Class of 2019-2020
  • The Rotaract Club of Birmingham
  • YWCA of Central Alabama, Junior Board Member
  • First Light Women’s Shelter, Young Partners Board Member
  • Workshops, Inc., Junior Board Member, 2017 Secretary


State Bar: Alabama

  • Vanderbilt University Law School
    • (2014, J.D., Order of the Coif; Bennett Douglas Bell Memorial Prize Recipient; Philip G. Davidson Award; Vanderbilt Law Review, Notes Development Editor)
  • Davidson College
    • (2010, B.A., magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa)

Monday, January 3, 2022

Maynard Cooper & Gale Elevates Ten Attorneys to Shareholder

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (January 3, 2022) — Maynard Cooper & Gale (Maynard) is pleased to announce the promotion of ten attorneys to shareholder, effective January 1, 2022. The Firm’s new shareholders include Alina Arbuthnot, Caroleene Dobson, Baker Findley, Charles Fleischmann, Mitchell Greggs, Josh Hess, Brandt Hill, Brannon Parker, Rich Pugh, and...

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Thursday, August 19, 2021

179 Maynard Cooper & Gale Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022

Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that 179 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, including 17 who are distinguished as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective areas of expertise and 48 of the Firm’s younger attorneys...

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Thursday, March 4, 2021

Maynard’s Public Finance Group Tops Bond Counsel Lists for 2020

On March 4, 2021, The Bond Buyer: The Daily Newspaper of Public Finance released the “Southeast Yearend Review” which shows Maynard in the number 1 position serving as Bond Counsel for 2020. Maynard’s Public Finance group served as lead bond counsel in transactions totaling just shy of $3 billion, which...

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