Anne P Donohue

Professorial Lecturer in Law

2000 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20052

Ms. Donohue is an appellate litigator with the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ"), Civil Division. After graduating college summa cum laude with departmental honors, she attended law school with the goal of becoming a prosecutor. She clerked for the Justices of the Superior Court of Massachusetts, and then for the Honorable Ariane D. Vuono of the Massachusetts Appeals Court. Ms. Donohue joined the Middlesex District Attorney's Office in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 2007 as an appellate prosecutor, where she wrote dozens of briefs and presented numerous, successful oral arguments addressing a wide range of issues and crimes. In 2014, Ms. Donohue joined DOJ's National Security Division, first as an attorney advisor and later as a Deputy Section Chief, where she wrote and supervised briefs and memoranda regarding the handling and use of information obtained pursuant to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act ("FISA"). Ms. Donohue was detailed for two years to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence as an Associate General Counsel, dealing with FISA issues and civil litigation. She joined the DOJ's Civil Division in 2020. 


BA, Hollins University; JD, Cornell University