Anne E. DeVaughn
Anne E. “Bess” DeVaughn is an Junior Associate at Douglas & London’s New Orleans office, where she works in the firm’s product liability mass tort department.
Ms. DeVaughn was born and raised in New Orleans. She received her J.D., magna cum laude in 2015 from Loyola College of Law in New Orleans. In law school, Ms. DeVaughn served on the Law Review Editorial Board, receiving the highly-regarded Best Case Note award. Additionally, Ms. DeVaughn served as brief-writer for Loyola’s Jessup International Law Moot Court team, where her team won the regional competition for the first time in the school’s history.
Prior to joining Douglas & London, Ms. DeVaughn practiced in New Orleans where she was actively involved in several MDLs through the bellwether trial stage. Currently, Ms. DeVaughn is practicing with partner and co-lead counsel Stephanie O’Connor on the Proton-Pump Inhibitor Litigation, MDL 2789, centralized in the United States District Court, District of New Jersey.