Adjunct Professor Anna Tryon Pletcher is a Trial Attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division. Professor Pletcher received her B.A. in Economics with distinction from Yale College in 1996. She graduated from Boalt Hall in 2005 with Order of the Coif honors and was a member of California Law Review. She served as a law clerk to Judge Douglas P. Woodlock of the United States District Court, District of Massachusetts, then joined the Antitrust Division through the Attorney General’s Honors Program. In 2010, she served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the Northern District of California.
Prior to entering law practice, Professor Pletcher was an investment banking analyst at J.P. Morgan Chase. She currently serves on the board of the American Constitution Society Bay Area Lawyers Chapter. In that capacity, she founded the Constitution in the Classroom program to bring volunteer lawyers into Bay Area schools to teach lessons on the United States Constitution. In 2011, she was appointed to the Marin County Women’s Commission to represent the interests of women in Mill Valley, Sausalito, Belvedere, and Tiburon. She also serves on the PTA board of her local public elementary school and has coached girls softball and soccer teams.