Anna Durand Kraus
Anna Durand Kraus is Counsel with the law firm of Covington & Burling LLP, where she serves as co-chair of the firm’s health care practice. She served as Deputy General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services during the Clinton Administration. Prior to that, she was a partner at the Phoenix law firm of Meyer, Hendricks, Victor, Osborn & Maledon, focusing on transactional work. Anna has a J.D. from Stanford Law School and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and graduated in the top 10% of her class at each school.
She also served as Managing Editor of the Stanford Law Review. After law school, she was a law clerk to Judge Herbert Y.C. Choy of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Justice Harry A. Blackmun of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Having been a Big Sister and having served on the boards of visitors of two law schools and the boards of a children’s theater and a scholarship foundation, Anna views her affiliation with YMG as a unique opportunity to support several of the causes most important to her: youth, education and public health. A native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, she received her B.A. in economics summa cum laude from the University of New Mexico.