Anne Nelson is Associate General Counsel at the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Washington, DC. Her primary responsibilities include providing general corporate legal services to the organization with a focus on matters relating to historic sites and agreements with artists. She also provides legal support for advocacy efforts (particularly related to Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act), the easement program, and gifts of real estate transactions. She is the project manager for the Ashley River Historic District National Treasure, along with two other National Treasures. Anne is also a lecturer/adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Design.
Prior to joining the National Trust, Anne was General Counsel of the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation where she provided legal advice to the organization and its subsidiaries, including working on historic tax credit transactions and advocating at the local level for the preservation and protection of historic properties.
Anne graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts in History and received her Juris Doctor from Duquesne University School of Law. She is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia.