Ball Janik LLP Announces New Attorneys
Yael A. Livny and Amanda Krismer Anderson have joined the Ball Janik LLP Portland office as associates.
Yael A. Livny’s practice focuses on employment law and litigation. Prior to joining Ball Janik LLP, she was an employment and labor law associate at Cooley LLP in Washington, D.C. as well as at another Washington, D.C. area law firm where she focused on business litigation, internal investigations and monitoring, and qui tam and white-collar criminal defense. She received her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall) in 2006 after graduating from the University of Montana (B.A. with honors, in German) in 1999. While in law school, she was a Moot Court Board Executive and received the American Jurisprudence Award in Evidence Advocacy. She was also a student extern with the Employment, Regulation and Administration Section for the State of California, Office of the Attorney General, in Oakland, California. She spent one year in Berlin, Germany as a U.S. Fulbright student studying comparative literature. Ms. Livny is admitted to practice in Oregon, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.
Amanda Krismer Anderson joined Ball Janik LLP’s Portland office as an associate whose practice focuses on construction litigation and employment law. She graduated from the University of San Diego (B.A., summa cum laude, in Business Administration, Management) in 2007 and received her J.D. from Willamette University College of Law, magna cum laude, in 2010. While in law school, she worked as a law clerk for the Oregon Department of Justice, Appellate Division and was the managing editor of the Willamette Law Review. Ms. Anderson was a member of the Moot Court Board where she won the Don Turner Criminal Trial Competition. She is admitted to practice in Oregon.