Anna Friedberg is the President and Founder of Tillid Group, a consulting group based in New York City. She is a dynamic and innovative leader with over a decade of experience in leading investigations, monitoring entities, mediating disputes, and devising and implementing compliance programs. She currently serves as the Deputy Monitor of the Nunez Consent Decree which is focused on reducing excessive and unnecessary uses of force in the NYC jails. Anna also serves as the Deputy Monitor overseeing the conditions of confinement for 16- and 17-year-old adolescent offenders at the Horizon Juvenile Detention Center in NYC.
Anna brings a unique perspective to her work. Along with her monitoring work, she has served as plaintiffs’ counsel in large civil rights impact cases and as defense counsel in a variety of white-collar matters. She has extensive experience working with government regulators, private counsel, and municipal leaders on a variety of issues, including criminal justice reform and addressing potential fraud, anti-trust and anti-corruption violations. She has successfully negotiated and mediated resolutions with law enforcement, private stakeholders, City government, and the Courts. She has served as the lead negotiator in the resolution of three high profile settlement agreements involving the NYC jails and a juvenile detention facility. She has also successfully represented clients in complex criminal and civil enforcement matters. She has also worked with clients to conduct various risk assessments, proactively working with clients across industries and geographies to mitigate identified risk.
Anna is committed to independence, neutrality, and transparency, which has gained her the trust of both clients and those she monitors. She efficiently manages complex and complicated matters and prioritizes collaboration. She is a problem solver and has worked on a variety of matters to proactively identify areas of concern to ensure they are addressed in real-time and develop compliance programs to mitigate risk. This work involves helping agencies to develop policies and procedures, lesson plans for staff training, and strategies for conducting efficient and quality investigations and addressing misconduct in a timely manner. Anna has significant experience leading teams on conducting a variety of complex and complicated investigations. Anna takes command of new subject-matters to create a constructive rapport with her clients which allows her to guide reasonable, tailored, and cost-effective compliance solutions to address areas of risk.
In 2016, Anna was recognized by the New York Law Journal as a Rising Star. After graduating Cornell law school, Anna served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Barbara S. Jones, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and then went on to work at the law firm Ropes & Gray.
In her free time, Anna is an active member of her community. She serves as the Executive Director of the Skyview Acres Land Trust, working to preserve open space, forests and natural areas and limiting commercial development in Ramapo, NY. She is a champion of youth and serves a member of the Board of Directors of Milestone Behavioral Services, a non-profit organization that provides high quality services and support to children and adults with development disabilities and their families. She also serves on the Junior Advisory Board of the New York City Police Athletic League and remains actively involved in her alma matter, Rice University.
- Rice University, B.A.
- Cornell Law School, J.D.
- New York Law Journal Rising Star, 2016
- Deborah Levi Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service
- New York State, U.S. District Court for Southern District, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District Bar Associations
- Executive Director for Skyview Acres Land Trust
- President, Skyview Acres Board of Directors