Ana C. Reyes Co-Chairs Williams & Connolly’s International Litigation practice group and is a member of its Executive Committee. She focuses her practice on complex litigation and international arbitration. She has handled matters for foreign governments, foreign officials, multi-national corporations, and international organizations. Most recently, she successfully defended a former president of a foreign country in a three-week jury trial. It was the first time a former president has been tried before a jury in the United States. Ana has focused her pro bono efforts on representing individuals who seek asylum. The Center for Gender & Refugee Studies has written, “Ana represents the very best of the legal profession: an accomplished and skilled litigator who provides the same high quality zealous advocacy whether she is representing an international corporation, a foreign government, or a refugee child.”
In 2017, Ana was named as the D.C. Women’s Bar Association’s Woman Lawyer of the Year. She has also been named by The National Law Journal in its Outstanding Women Lawyers list, which recognized “the 75 most accomplished female attorneys working in the legal profession today” (2015), as an Immigration Trailblazer (2018), as one of “D.C.’s Rising Stars” (2014), and one of the top 40 minority lawyers under 40 in the country (2011). She has been named as one of the Top 250 Women in Litigation by Benchmark Litigation (2017-18); as a Legal Lion by Law360 (2018), and as a Top Rated International Attorney in Washington, D.C. by Super Lawyers (2017).