Ana C. Reyes
Williams & Connolly LLP
Ana Reyes Co-Chairs the firm’s International Disputes practice group and focuses her practice on complex litigation and international arbitration. She has handled matters involving foreign governments, foreign officials, multi-national corporations, and international organizations, representing clients throughout the world. Along with her admissions to Bars of the United States, Ana is listed on the Roll of Solicitors in England and Wales. And she is a Clinical Visiting Lecturer at Yale Law School, where she co-teaches Advocacy in International Arbitration.
In 2017, Ana was named as the D.C. Women’s Bar Association’s Woman Lawyer of the Year in recognition of her international litigation practice and for her efforts in representing the rights of those seeking asylum in the United States. She has also been named by Benchmark Litigation as a "Local Litigation Star" in International Arbitration (2019-2020), and she has been named by The National Law Journal in its Winning Litigators list, which recognizes trial attorneys who, “scored great results for clients in high-stakes matters” (2018).
Ana was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, and grew up in Louisville, Kentucky. She received her B.A., summa cum laude, from Transylvania University in 1996. She received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 2000, where she was an editor of the Harvard Law Review. In 2014, Ana also received a Master’s in International Public Policy, with distinction, from the Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies.