A.B., Brown University; J.D., Marquette University Law School
Annie Owens is Senior Counsel at the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection. Immediately before joining the Institute, she was a Senior Counsel to Senator Dianne Feinstein, Ranking Member of the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary, where she had primary responsibility for oversight and constitutional law issues. She also played a key role in the strategy and hearing preparation for two Supreme Court vacancies.
Before that, Professor Owens served as an Attorney-Adviser in the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel, where she assisted in providing authoritative legal advice to the White House and Executive Branch agencies. Before joining OLC, she was a counsel in the Appellate and Supreme Court Litigation group at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr.
Professor Owens previously served as a Bristow Fellow in the Justice Department’s Office of the Solicitor General and as a law clerk to the Honorable Carolyn Dineen King, then-Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Professor Owens received her J.D. summa cum laude from Marquette University Law School, where she graduated first in her class and was the Senior Articles Editor of the Marquette Law Review. She received her undergraduate degree from Brown University.