Ann Taylor Schwing

Of Counsel

Tel: (916) 551-2098

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At a Glance

Ann’s litigation practice focuses emphasizes appeals, motions and research and on conservation easements.

She  is involved in The Anthony M. Kennedy Inn of Court.

Ann serves on the board of directors of Scribes, The American Society of Legal Writers.

Ann Taylor Schwing’s practice focuses on litigation with an emphasis on appeals, motions and research and on conservation easements. She is of counsel in the Municipal Law practice group of Best Best & Krieger LLP. 

Ann divides her time between work for the firm, writing legal treatises, involvement in The Anthony M. Kennedy Inn of Court, and serving on several nonprofit boards and the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. Prior to joining the firm in 2010, Ann was of counsel with McDonough Holland & Allen in Sacramento for 24 years. Ann is licensed to practice law in the State of California and admitted to the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Northern districts of California.

Ann serves on the board of directors of Scribes, The American Society of Legal Writers. She is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation. She serves as commissioner and secretary for the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, and as an executive committee member and Master of the Bench for The Anthony M. Kennedy Inn of Court. Since its inception, she has served as a member and reporter for the Judicial Advisory Committee for the Eastern District of California and the Subcommittee on Local Rules. Ann is also a panel member for the Voluntary Dispute Resolution Program for the Eastern District of California.

Education

  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., cum laude 
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., cum laude 


Awards

  • Sacramento Business Journal Best of the Bar, 2015
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Appellate Practice, 2016
  • Judicial Advisory Committee for the Eastern Districts of California, reporter and chair of Local Rules Committee, 1998 — present
  • The Land Trust of Napa County, Project Committee, 1995 – present 
  • Archer Taylor Preserve Committee, 1989 - present
Authored Articles & Publications Aug 31, 2010

Conservation Easement Paragraph Databank

By Ann Schwing