Anna E. Jenks


Phone: 612.341.0400
Fax: 612.341.0844
Office: Minneapolis

Anna is a member of the firm’s Public Client practice. Her practice focuses on representing state attorneys general and public entities in complex litigation involving consumer protection, securities and financial fraud, and antitrust law in state and federal courts.

Prior to joining Zimmerman Reed, Anna served as an Assistant Attorney General at the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office.  In this position, Anna worked on a wide variety of regulatory, administrative, and civil issues.  She represented the State of Minnesota in tort and employment litigation at both the trial and appellate levels. She also advised the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission and represented the Commission on appeal.

Anna also gained substantial experience following law school working at Heins Mills & Olson where she represented clients in securities, antitrust, and consumer fraud matters, including working extensively on a securities class action against AOL Time Warner that resulted in a $2.65 billion settlement. She also previously worked at Briggs & Morgan (now Taft), representing and advising energy companies in regulatory proceedings and on appeal.

Anna earned her B.A. from the College of Wooster in political science, a Master’s in public policy from the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, and her J.D. from University of Minnesota Law School. In law school, she was the note and comment editor for the Minnesota Journal of Global Trade.

Anna is licensed to practice law in Minnesota and the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota.

Professional Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association


  • J.D., Cum Laude University of Minnesota Law School
  • M.A., Public Policy, Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
  • B.A., Political Science, The College of Wooster

Practice Areas