Anne Melani Bremner is an American trial attorney based in Seattle
, Washington. The attorney's practice areas include sex abuse litigation, police and government liability, personal injury, major accident litigation, real estate, escrow and title litigation. She is well-known for being counsel and spokesperson for the friends of Amanda Knox, and as the lawyer for the family of Rebecca Mawii Zahau following her death in Coronado, California. Anne is also nationally-recognized for her work as a contributing legal analyst on TV and cable. Some of the networks she has appeared on several times include Fox, NBC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC, and the BBC.
Although Anne was born in McAlester, Oklahoma, her family has resided in the great state of Washington since 1880. She attended and graduated from Stanford University, earning a B.A. with honors. The attorney received her J.D. degree in 1982 from Seattle University.
Over the years, Anne has been awarded with several distinctions. In 2003, Washington Law & Politics
listed the attorney as one of the 25 Smartest People in Washington State. During that same year, Seattle
Magazine recognized Anne as one of the 115 best lawyers in the city. By November 2004, Seattle
magazine voted her one of Seattle's Top 25 most influential people. From 2002-2005; and 2009, Anne was selected for the Top 50 Women Washington Super Lawyers. From 2003-2010, the attorney was chosen for Washington Super Lawyers. The Seattle Metropolitan
Magazine listed Anne as one of Seattle's Top Lawyers in July 2010. She is currently ranked number six on a roster of famous defense attorneys, which includes Johnnie Cochran, Mark Geragos, Alan Dershowitz, Gloria Allred
, Leslie Abranson, F. Lee Bailey, Shawn Holley Chapman, Dick Deguerin and Robert Shapiro.
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