Anya Fuchs currently serves as “of counsel” for Pearce Lewis LLP in San Francisco, a preeminent boutique plaintiffs’ civil litigation and mass tort law firm. Anya’s 20-plus years in civil litigation practice has been devoted to representing plaintiffs who have been severely or catastrophically injured by the negligent and reckless conduct of corporate product manufacturers. She has, throughout that time, remained committed to the labor of her love of trial and appellate writing. She has served as an Adjunct Professor of Legal Research & Writing and continues to guest lecture on Appellate Advocacy at her alma mater University of San Francisco School of Law. Anya, born and raised in Berkeley, comes from a long line of academics, educators, and writers. She currently lives in Oakland with her husband and their 10-year-old son.