Anne Walters is a Partner at Shimberg & Friel and licensed to practice in the state and federal courts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She recently returned to the firm after having worked in the public sector for many years, most recently as the Director of the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services, where she managed all matters relating to communicable diseases, consumer and environmental health, mental health and addiction, and senior and disabled services.
Prior to her legal career, Ms. Walters obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Duke University and worked as a pediatric & medical surgical nurse. Ms. Walters then went on to attend law school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Upon graduation, Ms. Walters spent many years in private practice at various firms, where she focused on handling all aspects of multi-state litigation matters for major insurance carriers and self-insureds in cases involving product liability, commercial litigation, employment law, professional liability, and general negligence defense. She worked at Shimberg & Friel from 2005-2012, where she handled a varied case load involving product liability, general negligence defense, professional liability, commercial litigation, civil rights, automotive, employment and municipal law matters.
In 2012, Ms. Walters began her career in public service. She served as Assistant County Counsel for the County of Camden, New Jersey, where she handled employment, personal injury, and civil rights actions in cases involving county departments in state and federal courts. Ms. Walters has significant trial experience handling complex matters through all stages of litigation.
Ms. Walters also serves as a volunteer member of the District IV New Jersey Attorney Ethics Committee. Ms. Walters is a lifelong Haddonfield resident and enjoys spending time at the Jersey Shore. She is an avid marathon runner and loves Philadelphia sports, especially the Eagles.