Rachael Lewis Anna (CIPP/US, CIPM) is a Member of Wyche’s Litigation Team. Her practice focuses on complex business litigation and data protection. She has represented clients in antitrust, trade secret, unfair trade practice, False Claims Act, healthcare, contractual, and professional malpractice disputes.
Through her work on bet-the-company cases, and also directing an electronic discovery and information security service business, Rachael has developed a deep understanding of complicated issues facing clients who manage large amounts of data. She regularly advises clients regarding data protection, privacy, information management and security, electronically stored information, and discovery matters. She works with clients and other outside counsel to coordinate discovery across litigation matters and provide consistent, defensible strategies for managing information subject to discovery. She has extensive experience with investigations and litigation that involve forensic examination of electronically stored information. Rachael is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States, a Certified Information Privacy Manager, and a member of The Sedona Conference’s Data Security and Privacy Liability Working Group 11.
Rachael’s past cases include class actions and governmental investigations involving numerous industries, from automotive parts and memory chips to hospitals and employee wages. She has defended clients against antitrust claims and in government investigations led by the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, and state authorities. Rachael advises clients on how to mitigate antitrust risk and on whether transactions will raise issues with federal and state antitrust enforcers.
Prior to joining Wyche, Rachael practiced with firms in Greenville, SC, Washington, DC, and Chicago, IL. Rachael earned a Bachelor of Arts and a law degree from Wake Forest University. She is based in Wyche’s Greenville office.