• Davidson College, A.B. English, 1979

  • Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William & Mary, J.D. 1985

  • American Bankruptcy Institute and St. John’s 40 hours Bankruptcy Mediation Training, Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution, School of Law, St. John’s University, New York, NY | December 2018


Ann Burke Brogan joined the firm in September 2019.  She represents locally owned businesses and their owners and operators.  Depending on the issue, she helps clients resolve legal problems through negotiation, mediation, and, if necessary, commercial litigation.  Ann has over 30 years of experience in state and federal courts. Ann comes from a banking family and has strong analytical and problem solving abilities, with an extensive understanding of financial concepts.

Prior to joining Davey|Brogan, Ann had practiced since 1991 with the firm that became known as Crowley, Liberatore, Ryan & Brogan, P.C., after she became a principal in 2010.  She specialized in financial restructuring and represented financially troubled businesses and their owners through financial restructuring, crisis management, mediation, negotiation, insolvency litigation and bankruptcy.  

In 2015, Ann was first elected a representative of the 4th Judicial Circuit to State Bar Council, the governing body of the Virginia State Bar and presently serves on the Executive Committee and Budget Committee.  

Ann was elected President of Virginia Stage Company  in June 2019, where she has served on the Board of Trustees since 2013.  Virginia Stage Company is the premier professional theatre in southeastern Virginia.  

Prior to attending law school, Ann was employed for three years in a management position with Southern Bell Telephone & Telegraph Company in Atlanta, Georgia. She also has worked in banking and as a Congressional intern for the Honorable Lowell P. Weicker, U.S. Senator, Connecticut.