Anya Crosby Olsen

Anya Olsen provides strategic counsel to clients regarding high-profile corporate crises, with a focus on congressional oversight and internal investigations. She also represents a variety of clients on a broad range of complex litigation matters and government investigations. She maintains a pro bono practice centered on reproductive justice, where she advises clients on matters of public policy and represents clients in civil litigation.

Ms. Olsen spent her final semester of law school serving as a law clerk for the Senate Judiciary Committee Office of Senator Chris Coons. While attending law school she also interned with the Center for Reproductive Rights in New York, and Asia Justice and Rights in Jakarta, Indonesia. She participated in the Sexuality and Gender Law Clinic and was a research assistant for Professor Carol Sanger. Ms. Olsen was a summer associate at WilmerHale in 2016.

Prior to pursuing her legal degree, Ms. Olsen worked in the Global Health Bureau of the US Agency for International Development.

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  • Education

    • JD, Columbia Law School, 2017

      Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

      Executive Editor, Symposium Editor, Columbia Journal for Gender and Law

    • BA, College of Letters and German Studies, Wesleyan University, 2011

      with honors
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • New York

  • Languages

    • German