James (Jim) J. Petrila

James (Jim) J. Petrila

Senior Associate
Washington, D.C.

Email jim.petrila@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 202 637 3565

Fax +1 202 637 5910

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

As a senior associate in Hogan Lovells' Litigation Group, Jim Petrila concentrates on clients' civil litigation strategies. He brings deep experience with contract disputes, theft of intellectual property, commercial free speech and professional liability in diverse industries implicating a wide range of legal issues. This experience, good judgment and an analytical approach to legal reasoning are brought to bear on behalf of clients to ensure positive results during all stages of litigation.

Jim also maintains an active pro bono practice focused on organizations attempting to effectuate a positive social change.

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., University of Michigan, with distinction, 2009

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia

Court admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

U.S. District Court, District of Columbia

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