Ann Fitz is a federal criminal defense attorney who has handled many high-profile cases and focuses her practice on white collar crime. She prides herself in treating each case with care and consideration, recognizing that each client and circumstance is unique.
Her extensive experience as a trial lawyer involving many complex issues has resulted in an ability to develop viable theories of defense and a strong record of success.
Ms. Fitz was raised by a single mother who was a professional in the securities industry. As a teenager, she fondly recalls attending shareholders meetings and visiting the floor of the New York Stock Exchange and the Federal Reserve Boardroom, and credits her background for her interest in white collar crime.
When she served as a juror on a vehicular homicide case in college she discovered her calling as a trial lawyer and began her career as a felony prosecutor for the State of Georgia.
In addition to trial court litigation, Ms. Fitz has helped a number of convicted defendants challenge their sentences and convictions in federal appellate courts. She has prepared motions and briefs in the 2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 9th, 10th, and 11th Circuits, as well as the United States Supreme Court.
Her hard work was instrumental in amending Georgia’s sex offender registration law to allow for individuals not convicted of an underlying sexual offense to be removed from the sex offender registry and in establishing a clear definition of what constitutes criminal liability in federal child pornography cases through the use of computer forensics.
- Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia, 2003, J.D.
- Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina, 1999, B.A.,
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