Anna Goodman is the inaugural Bingham Fellow at the Institute for Justice. 

Before joining IJ, Anna served as a law clerk for the Honorable Gregory Frizzell in the Northern District of Oklahoma.  She also completed an Appellate Fellowship at Horvitz & Levy LLP, where she focused on both state and federal civil appellate litigation, and worked as an associate at Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith.  Anna will be clerking for the Honorable Raymond Gruender on the Eighth Circuit after completion of her fellowship at IJ.

Anna graduated cum laude from Pepperdine University School of Law in 2019,  where she was inducted into the Order of Barristers and served as both Literary Citation Editor of the Pepperdine Law Review and Co-Chair of the Intercollegiate Moot Court Team.  Anna received her undergraduate degree summa cum laude from Union University.  During law school, Anna externed with the Honorable Otis Wright in the Central District of California, the Israel Law Center, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California, and the Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office.  She also took an active role in Pepperdine’s Sudreau Global Justice Institute, participating in the Prison Project in Uganda and working extensively with Pepperdine’s anti-human trafficking efforts.  In addition, she worked as a legal writing teaching assistant and a research assistant. 

Anna is a member of the California bar.