Anna Marie Gallagher is a Shareholder at Maggio + Kattar in Washington, D.C. and the head of the litigation and global immigration practice areas. Anna has practiced in the field of immigration and refugee law for more than two decades, working in the United States, Central America and Europe. Her experience includes private practice, legal advocacy in the nonprofit sector and several years in academia. In addition to her practice and teaching experience, Anna has authored articles and books on U.S. immigration and nationality issues. She is the author of West Thomson's Immigration Law Service 2d and co-author along with Thomas Hutchins of the Immigration Pleadings and Practice Manual. Anna also co-authored West Thomson's Immigration Trial Handbook with Maria Baldini-Potermin. She is the author of AILA's Focus on Private Bills & Pardons in Immigration (2008). She remains active in international refugee and migrant issues and is the President of the International Detention Coalition, an international non-governmental organization dedicated to the promotion of human rights for refugees and migrants around the world who are subject to administrative detention.