Annie Cai Larson


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  • Boston University, School of Law, JD, cum laude, Articles Editor, American Journal of Law & Medicine, 2014
  • Washington University in St. Louis, BA, Political Science and American Culture Studies, summa cum laude, with Highest Honors, Dean's List, 2011
  • Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia

Executive Committee, YP Board for Junior Achievement of Central Virginia

  • Mandarin Chinese

Annie is a litigator who focuses her practice on consumer, commercial, and products liability litigation. She has briefed and argued motions, taken and defended depositions, and defended and prosecuted cases in Federal and State courts. Before joining McGuireWoods, Annie was a summer judicial clerk for the Honorable Judge S. Arthur Spiegel of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. 

Annie serves on multiple lead multidistrict litigation and class action teams involving complex commercial, mass tort, and product liability disputes to oversee global litigation strategy. She applies "out of the box" solutions to business problems, focuses on defending companies against high exposure claims, and understands the importance of early dispute resolution and active risk management.

Annie is committed to closing the justice gap through her pro bono work. She represents victims of domestic abuse through the Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, helps pro bono clients achieve no-fault divorces and adult guardianships, and represents clients experiencing Landlord/Tenant issues through the housing clinic at Legal Aid Justice Center.

Annie is also active in her community. She currently serves as the Marketing Chair and a member of the Young Professionals Board of Junior Achievement of Central Virginia. She also serves as the Chair for the Young Lawyers Conference (YLC) Admission & Orientation Ceremony committee of the Virginia State Bar. Annie has received an Outstanding Service Award from the Virginia State Bar for her service and leadership with the YLC for three consecutive years (2016, 2017, 2018). She was recently elected to the Board of Governors for the YLC of the state bar.

Annie is a member of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity's "Pathfinder" class of 2018. She is fluent in spoken Mandarin Chinese.

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