Ana Reyes

Partner, Williams & Connolly LLP

Ana Reyes’ practice focuses on international litigation.  She has handled matters for foreign government agencies, foreign officials, and international organizations in litigation throughout the United States and in international arbitration. She represented the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in numerous appellate matters, and she has represented many asylum seekers before immigration judges and federal appellate courts, sometimes as co-counsel with CGRS. 

Ms. Reyes graduated from Transylvania University, summa cum laude, in 1996 and currently serves on the University’s Board of Regents.  She received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where she was an editor of the Harvard Law Review.  She is currently pursuing a Masters in International Public Policy from the Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies.

Ms. Reyes clerked for Judge Amalya L. Kearse of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit before joining Williams & Connolly LLP in 2001.  She has been recognized by The National Law Journal as one of the top 40 minority lawyers under 40 in the country, and by the Legal Times in its Champions, Visionaries & Pioneers special section.  Ms. Reyes’ work on behalf of refugees has received recognition for distinction from the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights (2004, 2008, and 2010) and the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies (2009).