Anna White Howard

Part-time Instructor & Appellate Litigation Clinic Counselor in Residence

B.A., J.D.,University of Georgia


Writing for Judicial Clerkships

Biographical Information: 

Anna White Howard joined the Law School in 2019, where she now serves as a part-time instructor and the Appellate Litigation Clinic’s Counselor in Residence. In this dual role, she assists with the school’s advocacy program, teaches a writing for judicial clerkships course, and assists students with writing briefs and preparing for oral arguments as they represent indigent clients before the federal circuit courts of appeals, the Supreme Court of Georgia, Board of Immigration Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Previously, Howard was an associate with Butler Wooten & Peak LLP, where she litigated False Claims Act qui tam, product liability, and catastrophic personal injury cases. She also served as a career law clerk for the Honorable Leigh Martin May and a term law clerk for the Honorable Richard W. Story, both of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

Howard earned her bachelor’s degree cum laude and her Juris Doctor magna cum laude from UGA. As a law student, she was a successful member of the school’s moot court team and was inducted into the Order of the Coif and the Order of the Barristers.

Howard also holds leadership positions in the Federal Bar Association, the premier organization for federal practitioners. She currently serves as the Chair-Elect and the 11th Circuit’s Representative for the national Federal Bar Association's Younger Lawyers Division and as Treasurer and an Executive Committee member for the Federal Bar Association's Atlanta Chapter.