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Attorney Ann Fitz brings more than a decade of nationwide legal experience in the criminal arena to her law practice. She is a former prosecutor, and in addition to her private practice she has served as a federal Panel Attorney under the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) for the Northern District of Georgia (Atlanta) and the Central District of California (Los Angeles).  She has handled numerous high-profile white collar crime, Internet-based crime and other criminal cases, including a constitutional challenge to Georgia's sex offender registration law - leading to the law's amendment to allow removal from the registry - and establishing a clear definition of what constitutes criminal liability in federal child pornography cases. In addition, Ms. Fitz has helped a number of convicted defendants challenge their sentences and convictions in the state and federal appellate courts. She has prepared motions and briefs in the 2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 10th, and 11th Circuits, as well as the United States Supreme Court.  She has been recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2013 and 2014, an honor bestowed upon just 2% of all lawyers under the age of 40.

 

Ms. Fitz has been frequently called upon to provide her insights and opinions as a legal commentator on the Fox News Network, CNN, HLN, MSNBC and appeared as a regular guest on truTV's In Session (formerly CourtTV) from 2009-2011. Her distinctive accomplishments in criminal defense have been featured in numerous nationally well-known publications and media outlets including Rolling Stone Magazine, Wired Magazine, CBS's primetime news magazine 48 Hours Mystery and NBC's Nightly News.  She is a chapter author for the Lexis-Nexis Practice Guide: Georgia Criminal Law and has served as a seminar speaker on the topic of white collar crime.