Annie Loo

PRA Services and E-Discovery Attorney

annie.loo@bbklaw.com

Tel: (949) 263-2602

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At a Glance

Annie is an attorney for BB&K’s ARC: Advanced Records Center and a Certified E-Discovery Specialist.
 
She previously worked as a deputy county counsel for the County of Orange and was their lead CPRA attorney.
 
Annie is a former reporter for The Orange County Register.

Annie Loo is an attorney for Best Best & Krieger LLP’s ARC: Advanced Records Center. Annie has worked on both sides of California Public Records Act issues as a former reporter for The Orange County Register and as a former deputy county counsel for the County of Orange. She is also an experienced trainer on CPRA issues, providing a unique perspective on records requests. Annie takes a practical approach to solving complex CPRA issues to assist clients with burdensome records production and avoid liabilities.
 
CEDS.pngAs a deputy county counsel, Annie advised County agencies on how to respond to CPRA requests and developed the County’s policy after the California Supreme Court ruling in City of San Jose v. Superior Court. Annie also conducted county-wide trainings on the CPRA and records retention issues. In addition, she is a Certified E-Discovery Specialist.
 
Annie was also adjunct faculty at Biola University teaching Public Affairs Reporting and Investigative Reporting. As an Orange County Register reporter, she covered politics in Huntington Beach and had a column dedicated to public records. She is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
 
Education

  • Chapman University Fowler School of Law, J.D.
  • Biola University, B.A., journalism, summa cum laude


Admissions

  • California
E-Discovery and Public Records Lessons from California Supreme Court
Authored Articles & Publications Jun 10, 2020

E-Discovery and Public Records Lessons from California Supreme Court

BB&K's Annie Loo Provides Analysis in Association of E-Discovery Certified Specialists Blog

Jurisdiction Over CPRA Cases Not Limited to Courts in the County Where Records are Situated
Legal Alerts Jun 04, 2020

Jurisdiction Over CPRA Cases Not Limited to Courts in the County Where Records are Situated

A California Appellate Court Draws a Distinction between the Power of a Court to Rule —“Jurisdiction”— and the Proper Place for a CPRA Suit —“Venue”

California Supreme Court: Government Cannot Charge Fee to Redact Police Body Camera Footage
Legal Alerts May 29, 2020

California Supreme Court: Government Cannot Charge Fee to Redact Police Body Camera Footage

California Public Records Act Provision Permitting Public Agencies to Charge for “Extraction” Analyzed

New Public Records Act Opinion Considers Extent of Trade Secret Privilege
Legal Alerts Apr 24, 2020

New Public Records Act Opinion Considers Extent of Trade Secret Privilege

Drug Company’s Mandatory Release of Price Increase May Compromise Privilege, Permitting Disclosure Under the CPRA

Records Disclosure and Retention When Working Remotely
Legal Alerts Apr 20, 2020

Records Disclosure and Retention When Working Remotely

How COVID-19 Stay Home Orders Impact Government Records

Public Records Requests During COVID-19 Crisis
Legal Alerts Apr 03, 2020

Public Records Requests During COVID-19 Crisis

California Public Agencies Struggle with CPRA Compliance

California Public Records Act Case Law Update
Legal Alerts Jan 16, 2020

California Public Records Act Case Law Update

Part 2: New CPRA Laws for 2020

California Public Records Act New Legislation
Legal Alerts Jan 15, 2020

California Public Records Act New Legislation

Part 1: New CPRA Laws for 2020

LAPD, ACLU Reach Settlement in Public Records Act Lawsuit
Legal Alerts Oct 09, 2019

LAPD, ACLU Reach Settlement in Public Records Act Lawsuit

LAPD Agrees to Requirements Significantly Beyond the CPRA

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