Avana A. Anderson

Director

Biography

Avana A. Anderson is a trial attorney at Peabody & Arnold LLP where she concentrates her practice in the areas of professional liability, insurance coverage litigation and business litigation. She frequently represents professionals and business owners against allegations of negligence, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract. Ms. Anderson has obtained favorable judgments in multiple trials at the state court level and has also successfully argued before the Massachusetts Appeals Court.

In addition to her practice at Peabody & Arnold LLP, Ms. Anderson serves as a member of the Anti-Defamation League’s Associate Board and as a pro bono attorney for the Women’s Bar Foundation’s Family Law Project representing survivors of domestic violence in various family law matters. Ms. Anderson also provides support to domestic violence survivors through her service as an “Innbassador” for Pine Street Inn where she hosts fitness-based fundraising events and monthly presentations for the sheltered guests discussing domestic violence, various types of abuse and what the court system can do to help. Most recently, Ms. Anderson was recognized by Get Konnected! as one of Boston’s Most Influential Millennials of Color and she will be honored in July 2020 as one of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s 2020 Up & Coming Lawyers.