Anna Kalinina effectively handles a wide variety of complex commercial cases in state and federal courts throughout Texas and across the country.
Anna skillfully litigates complex commercial cases for clients across multiple industries and is valued for her effective written and oral advocacy.
Anna has a results-driven commercial litigation practice in which she has successfully represented clients in cases involving commercial contract disputes, business torts, high-stakes sports-related personal injury, breach of fiduciary duty, misappropriation of trade secrets, products liability, and oil and gas matters. Skilled in and out of the courtroom, Anna excels at state and federal motion practice and has obtained early dismissal of claims through effective advocacy and skillful leveraging and negotiation on behalf of her clients.
Anna also has a passion for appellate work and is skilled in preparing concise and effective appellate briefs and motions.
Prior to joining Barnes & Thornburg, Anna gained significant experience and litigation skills with Holland & Knight (formerly Thompson & Knight).
During law school, Anna held several prestigious summer associate positions at well-respected law firms in Houston and Dallas. She was also a legal intern for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, the Human Rights Initiative of North Texas, and the Institute for Justice, a non-profit public interest law firm based in Austin. While earning her undergraduate degree, Anna interned for then-U.S. Rep. Roy Blunt of Missouri and the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C.
Anna loves rescue dogs and has volunteered with or otherwise contributed to the initiatives of the SPCA of North Texas, Operation Kindness, and Cane Rosso Rescue.
Professional and Community Involvement
Member, State Bar of Texas
Member, Dallas Bar Association
Member, Dallas Baylor Lawyer Network
Volunteer and advocate, Cane Rosso Rescue
Volunteer and advocate, SPCA of Texas
Volunteer and advocate, Operation Kindness
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