Anna is an associate in Taft's Paytech and Payment Systems practice group in the Detroit office. She provides clients with concise and business-focused legal advice on various legal issues and risks, such as technology, licensing, data privacy and security, IP, and payments laws.
Prior to joining the firm, Anna was an assistant general counsel with a San Francisco-based digital payments solutions company where she led all commercial matters and scaled the company's commercial function in collaboration with sales, business development, & finance teams. She also worked as senior counsel in cyber and intelligence solutions for Mastercard and provided global product support and practical solutions, with cross-functional collaboration, on a wide range of product development, commercial and contractual matters. She also has experience as vice president & senior counsel at Deutsche Bank in New York where she regularly advised on cyber technology and IP related matters throughout the bank.
Anna earned her J.D. from the Saint Louis University School of Law where she received a fellowship in public interest law and clerked for the United States Attorney's Office of Eastern Missouri. She also holds an MBA in management from Johns Hopkins University and her bachelor's degree in communication studies from the University of Michigan.
Admitted in New York only.
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- St. Louis University School of Law (2012)
- Johns Hopkins University (2009)
MBA - Management
- University of Michigan (2001)
B.A. - Communication Studies
- State - New York
Taft Welcomes Anna Cheng to Paytech and Payment Systems Group