Anne Bellows



Anne Bellows joined Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian & Ho in November 2017.  Prior to joining GBDH, Anne worked at Public Advocates, Inc., using fair housing law and other tools to challenge tenant harassment and displacement.  Before that, Anne clerked for the Honorable Eric L. Clay on the Sixth Circuit and litigated fair housing and employment discrimination cases as a civil rights fellow at Relman, Dane & Colfax PLLC in Washington, DC.  Anne is fluent in Spanish.

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  • J.D., University of California Berkeley School of Law
  • B.A. (magna cum laude), Dartmouth College

Bar and Court Admissions

  • California, 2013

  • District of Columbia, 2014

  • U.S. District Courts: Central District of California

  • U.S. Court of Appeals: Sixth Circuit


  • Thelen Marrin Award for Writing (2013)

Prior Employment

  • Public Advocates, Inc.; Equal Justice Works Fellow
  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Eric L. Clay of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Relman, Dane & Colfax, PLLC; Civil Rights Fellow

Representative Cases

  • Martinez v. Optimus Properties, LLC, 2017 WL 1040743 (C.D. Cal. March 14, 2017) (group action challenging discriminatory harassment and attempts to displace tenants from apartment buildings in gentrifying neighborhood of Koreatown, L.A.)

Representative Publications

  • Disparate Impact Claims In Employment And Housing, (with William Jhaveri-Weeks) Plaintiff Magazine (Feb. 2018)

  • Holding Local Governments Accountable for Environmental Discrimination: The Promise of California Government Code Section 65008, 41 Ecology Law Quarterly 1 (2014)

  • Discriminatory Maintenance of REO Properties as a Violation of the Federal Fair Housing Act (with Stephen Dane & Tara Ramchandani), 17 CUNY Law Review 383 (2015)