Ann Uglietta concentrates her practice on government liability and law enforcement and corrections defense, including the defense of civil rights claims alleging excessive use of force (including use of lethal force), unlawful search and seizure, false arrest, malicious prosecution, unlawful wiretap claims, challenges to conditions of confinement, and medical deliberate indifference under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, and wrongful death/negligence claims. She also represents prosecution agencies and individual prosecutors in defending against malicious prosecution claims, Brady claims, Sixth Amendment claims (including Warner evidentiary hearings in criminal court), Fourteenth Amendment substantive due process claims, Equal Protection Clause claims, and prosecutorial policy/practice claims. Additionally, she manages complex/large volume public records requests on behalf of responding government agencies as well as litigates public records special actions filed against them.
Prior to joining the Firm, Ann worked for the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office (Assistant Practice Group Leader – Litigation, Senior Counsel, Litigation Practice Group, Civil Services Division) and Arizona Attorney General’s Office (Senior Litigation Counsel, Consumer Protection and Advocacy Section, and Chief, Tobacco Enforcement Unit).