Cozen O’Connor member Anna McDonough was selected as one of the Legal Intelligencer’s 2011 “Lawyers on the Fast Track.” The group of 27 attorneys was selected by eight panelists from across Pennsylvania with the help of the Legal Intelligencer’s editorial staff. Named as the future leaders of the state’s legal community, honorees will be highlighted in a special supplement and honored at a dinner in November.
McDonough is a member in Cozen O’Connor’s business law department and focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions, other complex transactions and corporate counseling. She advises business owners and executives on transactions related to business development and new market opportunities, including financing via lenders and venture capital firms. McDonough handles ownership issues, including shareholder agreements, buyouts and equity offerings to executives, acts as general counsel to small to mid-size corporations and a trusted advisor to general counsel of larger corporations on operational issues and risk management through effective legal and business strategies. In international matters, she represents Chinese and Taiwanese-based original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in operational matters, including supply and distribution agreements. She also assists domestic clients with international expansion efforts, particularly in Central America and the Caribbean and in addition. McDonough also participates pro bono projects, including the ABA Military Pro Bono Project, and represents boards of directors of non profits in connection with significant transactions.
McDonough earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin (B.A., 1994) and her law degree from Dickinson School of Law (J.D., 1997), where she was a member of the moot court board and the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Trial Team, as well as the associate editor of the Dickinson Journal of International Law.