Three Questions with Anne Deady '01

Anne is the President of the GFS Alumnae Board. In addition to her five years of service as an Alumnae Board Member, Anne has been a steadfast volunteer in alumnae engagement as a Class Fund Agent, Class News Agent and Reunion Chair. A graduate of the University of Virginia and the University of Maryland School of Law, she has a private practice specializing in criminal defense, family law and estate planning and litigation. Anne is an active volunteer in the legal community. She is a past chair of the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Committee of the Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA) and is a graduate of the MSBA Leadership Academy.

1. What is your favorite thing about your career?
Being able to advocate for clients and get them through their hardest days.  Lawyers have the opportunity to do so much good for those who are struggling or underrepresented.  Sometimes clients just need someone to believe in them.

2. What is your best memory of GFS?
Playing on the polo team. I was not very good but I had an enormous amount of fun. My teammates are still some of my most treasured friends.

3. What 5 words describe you best?
Loud. Detailed.  Outgoing.  Bibliophile.  Planner.