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James (Jim) J. Petrila

Senior Associate
Washington, D.C.

James (Jim) J. Petrila

As a senior associate in our Litigation group, Jim Petrila concentrates on commercial litigation. He brings deep experience in contract disputes, commercial free speech, and professional liability in industries as diverse as real estate, communications, and healthcare.

Jim clerked for the Honorable Betty Fletcher, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. While in law school at the University of Virginia, Jim was an Articles Editor of the Virginia Law Review.


Education and admissions


  • J.D., University of Virginia, 2012
  • B.A., with distinction, University of Michigan, 2009

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • District of Columbia

Court admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
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