Judge Ann I. Jones received her B.A. in American History Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from Brown University in 1977, and her master’s degree in Public Policy from Goldman School of Public Policy as well as her J.D. from Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California Berkeley in 1984. After passing the California bar in 1984, she worked as a law clerk to the Honorable Eugene F. Lynch in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California. She then joined Blecher & Collins first as an associate and then partner, where she focused her practice on commercial litigation, complex antitrust, and intellectual property. Thereafter, she became Special Litigation Counsel in the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice. Then she served as the Director of the Regional Office at the Federal Trade Commission in Los Angeles. Finally, she was appointed as a Magistrate Judge in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California in 1997. She was appointed to the Los Angeles Superior Court bench in 2010 by Governor Gray Davis. She also teaches antitrust law as an adjunct professor at Loyola Law School and Pepperdine School of Law.
Thelen, Marrin Price for the Best Published Article – California Law Review, Boalt Hall School of Law
Moot Court Price for Best Oral Argument – Boalt Hall School of Law
Two-time winner of the Assistant Attorney General’s award for Outstanding Achievement – Department of Justice
1997 – Award for Superior Service – Federal Trade Commission, Los Angeles