Ani-Rae Lovell


  • JD, cum laude , Georgetown University Law Center, 2016; executive editor, Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics; Champion, Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship; Student Attorney, Appellate Litigation Clinic
  • BA (Government), summa cum laude, William & Mary, 2013; Phi Beta Kappa


  • New York, 2018
  • Massachusetts, 2016

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2019
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2019
  • New York City Bar Association 
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Member, Pro Bono Advisory Council for New York Lawyers for the Public Interest 
  • 2017 Firm Co-Captain, Greater Boston Legal Services Associates Drive

Ani-Rae Lovell


Ani-Rae’s practice involves complex commercial disputes as well as regulatory and governmental inquiries and investigations. In addition, Ani-Rae represents clients in bankruptcy litigation matters. She has represented debtors and creditors in chapter 11 proceedings, including a contested chapter 11 trial, adversary proceedings, and claims litigation.


  • Represents Indenture Trustee in post-confirmation litigation concerning appropriate interest rate for notes received pursuant to a Chapter 11 plan of reorganization.  
  • Represented Reebok in an expedited adversary proceeding regarding a contract dispute between Reebok and the debtor, resulting in a settlement.
  • Represented Gawker Media, LLC with respect to litigation claims filed in its Chapter 11 proceedings. 
  • Pro bono representation of historic African Methodist Episcopal Church in contested Chapter 11 proceeding, ultimately resulting in a confirmed plan of reorganization following a one-week confirmation trial.
  • Represented Reebok in a contract dispute regarding calculation and payment of royalties, resulting in a settlement prior to discovery. 
  • Represents clients, including financial services institutions and public companies, in connection with regulatory and governmental inquiries and investigations. 
  • Conducts due diligence, focused on historical litigation, for private equity firms and other clients pursuing acquisitions and investments.


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