ABA Journal

Anna Stolley Persky

Legal Affairs Writer

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Anna Stolley Persky, a legal affairs writer, joined the ABA Journal staff in 2023. She previously freelanced for the Journal and several other legal publications. Persky has been a reporter at Bloomberg News and the Los Angeles Times Westside Weekly section, as well as the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journals. She also worked as a legal affairs producer for Fox News Channel. Persky earned her JD from the University of California at Davis King Hall School of Law and her BA in liberal arts studies from Sarah Lawrence College. She is slated to earn her MFA in creative writing from George Mason University in 2024.

Recent Articles

After Supreme Court limits prosecutors fighting corruption, what comes next?
Jul 24, 2024, 10:54 am CDT

Writing novels helps this employment lawyer avoid burnout
Jul 9, 2024, 09:42 am CDT

Moons, Fire and Pigs: Emojis can be confusing in court
Jul 2, 2024, 03:06 pm CDT

BigLaw firm was key in launching historic Stonewall project
Jun 20, 2024, 09:44 am CDT

Judging the Judges
Jun 1, 2024, 04:00 am CDT

Federal Aviation Administration’s chief counsel has fought challenges with resolve
Jun 1, 2024, 01:40 am CDT

Federal government warns of an increase in ‘scam PACs’ as election nears
Jun 1, 2024, 01:10 am CDT

Resting Your Cases
Jun 1, 2024, 12:00 am CDT

Lawyer writes children’s book based on her childhood in Nigeria
May 16, 2024, 09:32 am CDT

BigLaw firm introduces coaching and support for lawyers who have ADHD
May 6, 2024, 08:55 am CDT

Protect trans and gender nonconforming students from forced outing, ABA House urges
Feb 5, 2024, 04:59 pm CST

History and voices of marginalized communities belong in school curricula and should not be banned, ABA House says
Feb 5, 2024, 04:10 pm CST

ABA is ‘ultimate resource’ for lawyers, says Alpha Brady, first African American executive director
Feb 5, 2024, 03:19 pm CST

Incentivize alternatives to animal research, ABA House says
Feb 5, 2024, 12:40 pm CST

ABA President Mary Smith urges members to protect democracy and help the next generation ‘meet the moment’
Feb 5, 2024, 11:10 am CST

People convicted of misdemeanor hate crimes should be under gun ban, ABA House urges
Feb 5, 2024, 10:45 am CST

Municipal residency requirement for elected official leads to disbarment
Feb 1, 2024, 01:40 am CST

Accommodation Awareness: As management retools remote work policies, ADA issues are expected
Jan 25, 2024, 11:34 am CST

Checkmate: BigLaw associate seeks chess master status
Jan 17, 2024, 08:19 am CST

Contractor or Employee? Labor Department changes the rules again
Jan 11, 2024, 11:58 am CST

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