An avid sports fan, Ana understands the value of patience, perseverance and winning. Because of these values, Ana has become a determined advocate, who is motivated by the opportunity to work alongside her clients and navigate them through the complicated channels of the legal system.

Her practice focuses on construction defect litigation, contentious land use and development disputes, trade secret and unfair competition liability, executive employment matters, and state and federal agency investigations. She has argued cases in federal and state tribunals and has experience taking and defending depositions and interviewing civilian and law enforcement witnesses.

A member of the Women’s Bar Association and Hispanic Bar Association, Ana appreciates diversity in the workplace and is involved in the firm’s diversity initiative program. Through her background and experiences, Ana has cultivated a practice reflecting her view that being a reliable and reachable attorney with effective communication skills is the playbook to a successful attorney-client relationship.

    Experience

    Any result the lawyer or law firm may have achieved on behalf of clients in other matters does not necessarily indicate similar results can be obtained for other clients.

    • Defended a national real estate developer in construction defect litigation involving more than 32 other parties.
    • Represented a chief executive officer in lawsuit by former employer claiming violation of non-compete, trade secret misappropriation and tortious interference with business relationships.
    • Defended national homebuilder in class action construction defect litigation.
    • Represented publicly-known figures in disciplinary proceedings and lawsuits of media interest.

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    Contact information

    +1 202.857.4521
    ana.jara@wbd-us.com
    +1 202.261.0021

    Bar admissions

    2013, Maryland

    2014, District of Columbia

     

    Education

    • J.D., 2013, The George Washington
      University Law School
      • The George Washington Law
        School Merit Award
      • The AJ Harris Law Scholarship
      • Staff Member, American Intellectual
        Property Law Association (AIPLA)
        Quarterly Journal
      • Program Director, District of
        Columbia Superior Court Domestic
        Violence Pro Bono Program
      • President, Entertainment and Sports
        Law Association
      • External Vice President,
        Corporations and Business Law Society
    • B.A., 2010, The University of Michigan:
      English and Communications
      • Graduated with distinction
      • Michigan Scholar Recognition Award
      • Outstanding Community Service
        Award Member
      • National Honors Society