Anna Covert represents clients in complex commercial and construction matters in state and federal court. She specifically handles legal issues related to industrial and commercial development, including construction defects and delay, mechanic’s liens, fraud, breach of contract, breach of warranty, differing site conditions, public-private partnerships, and surety and insurance issues. Anna also advises clients regarding contract drafting on construction and real estate projects.

Before joining the firm, Anna was an associate at Smithamundsen, where she represented clients in commercial and construction disputes, acted as trial counsel, drafted and argued a variety of dispositive motions, and conducted and defended depositions in state and federal courts. Anna has also represented clients at bench trials. She is an Adjunct Professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Law where she coaches the civil law mock trial team.

During law school, Anna gained additional litigation experience while externing for the Illinois Attorney General’s Office where she drafted dispositive motions and assisted counsel in preparing for trial.

Personal Interests

Anna enjoys running with her dogs, attempting piano lessons and looking at real estate. She has made it her goal to visit all seven continents.


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


Loyola University Chicago School of Law
J.D. Loyola Consumer Law Review (Lead Articles Editor and Staff Editor) (2014)

University of Missouri-Columbia
B.S. in Business Administration (2011)

University of Missouri-Columbia
B.A. in International Studies (2011)

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • Women's Bar Association of Illinois
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Civic Activities

  • American Civil Liberties Union


  • Best Lawyers®"Ones to Watch," Commercial Litigation, 2021
  • Illinois Super Lawyers — Rising Star, 2020
  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2018-19

Awards Methodology

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