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Anne's Profile

Anne is an Attorney in Maynard’s Correctional Litigation Practice Group.

Prior to joining the Firm, Anne served as General Counsel for the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) where she provided legal counsel to the Commissioner and other executive level decision makers in addition to serving as a liaison with external stakeholders, to include the Office of the Attorney General and the Office of the Governor. She represented the Department in various complex and class action litigation matters during pre-suit negotiations, discovery, mediation, depositions, site inspections and trial.

Anne then earned the position of Chief of Staff for the Alabama Department of Corrections. While serving as Chief, she oversaw the daily activity of a prison system operating 26 correctional facilities. She effectively strategized to create operational efficiency system-wide, including the implementation of a host of security, medical and mental health, and infrastructure-related improvements. Throughout her time with the Department, Anne routinely oversaw different multi-disciplinary teams in the development of new policies and procedures with respect to all aspects of prison operations.

Anne served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Capital Litigation Division of the Alabama Attorney General’s Officefrom 2001-2006. While in that position, she represented the State in capital murder cases in state and federal courts on both direct appeal and in post-conviction proceedings. Most recently Anne served as Special Litigation Counsel in the Office of the Attorney General where she represented the interests of the Attorney General in corrections-related litigation, served as liaison to the ADOC, and assisted with capital litigation matters.

Anne obtained her J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law. Prior to law school, she worked as assistant to the Chief of Staff for the Office of United States Senator Richard C. Shelby in Washington D.C. She also holds a B.A. in Telecommunications from the University of Alabama.


State Bar: Alabama

U.S. District Court: Alabama (Northern, Middle, Southern)

U.S. Supreme Court

  • University of Alabama School of Law
    • (2001, J.D.)

  • University of Alabama
    • (1997, B.A. in Telecommunications and Film, President’s List, Dean’s List)

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Maynard Adds Depth to National Footprint

Maynard is pleased to announce the addition of five attorneys to our Correctional Litigation, Compliance & Risk Management, Insurance, Real Estate, and Securities & Financial Services Litigation Groups. Anne Adams Hill, Of Counsel, Correctional Litigation, MontgomeryChristopher Massey, Shareholder, Compliance & Risk Management, New York City Garrett Owens, Associate, Insurance &...

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