Ana M. Cabassa-Torres



Ana is a skilled attorney with experience in both information governance and litigation.  Ana’s information governance experience includes addressing legal hold notices and policies and practices, mobile device and messaging policies and practices, record retention requirements, and defensible disposition of organization records and documents.  Ana is a member of the Firm’s Information Governance Practice Group.  Ana also has over a decade of experience representing and advising clients in securities, antitrust, and complex litigation matters, with an extensive background in discovery issues.  She counsels clients on strategic and cost-effective litigation strategies and works diligently to analyze case merits, minimize risk, and build fact-based arguments to achieve favorable outcomes.  Ana oversees all day-to-day aspects of litigation, including conducting investigation and analysis, drafting pleadings and motions, managing discovery efforts, and responding to interrogatories and document requests.  In addition, she has extensive experience surrounding trial preparation and participation, including developing trial exhibits, drafting statements of facts, and handling pre-and post-trial briefings.

Some of Ana’s recent work experience includes:

  • Assisting a nonprofit organization with the development of sound information governance policies and practices, including the defensible disposition of hard-copy documents
  • Crafting policies and documentation relating to legal holds, records management and legal hold assessments, acceptable technology use, conference recording, and appropriate use of, and discovery issues relating to, mobile devices, instant messaging, and workplace collaboration tools
  • Drafting discovery requests and responses
  • Negotiating scope of discovery and ESI Protocols and defending clients in disputes related to eDiscovery and privilege challenges
  • Preparing, deposing, and examining lay and expert witnesses
  • Drafting review protocols and training and overseeing contract attorneys in large-scale document review projects
  • Managing the assertion of attorney-client privileged and work product claims and preparing privilege and redaction logs

Some of Ana’s prior litigation work experience includes:

  • Defeated all motions to dismiss and two summary judgment motions in mutual fund cases
  • Served and negotiated the scope of over 30 third-party subpoenas in a case under the Investment Company Act of 1940
  • Served as Second Chair in two separate eight-day bench trials against investment advisors on claims of excessive fees under the Investment Company Act of 1940
  • Drafted a brief regarding privilege challenges to trade association documents

Also, Ana was part of the team that drafted a Supreme Court amicus brief on behalf of Lawyers for Civil Justice in In re Grand Jury (No. 21-1397),arguing that the significant legal purpose test should be adopted to determine whether “dual-purpose” communications are privileged.

Prior to joining Redgrave LLP, Ana worked as senior counsel at Zwerling, Schachter & Zwerling, LLP and as an associate at Latham & Watkins, LLP.  In addition, she worked as a staff accountant at KPMG, LLP before attending law school.


Ana is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and is fluent in Spanish.


Ana received her J.D. from New York University School of Law and her B.S., magna cum laude, from Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business.  During law school, she was an Article and Note Editor for the Journal of Legislation and Public Policy. Ana is admitted to practice in New York and the District of Columbia.