Virginia Gibson Appointed “Special Master” by Delaware Court
14 June 2011
WASHINGTON, 14 June 2011 – Chief Judge Gregory M. Sleet of the Federal District Court in Delaware named Hogan Lovells partner Virginia “Ginny” Gibson one of eight Special Masters to the court. As a panel member, Gibson will handle civil disputes referred by the court in complex commercial and intellectual property litigation. Her tenure began on 9 June 2011 and will continue until December 2014.
Gibson is a trial lawyer and member of the Delaware bar who worked as a federal prosecutor for over 20 years, serving both in the District of Delaware as well as in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. She held the positions of First Assistant, Executive Assistant, and Chief of the Civil Divisions in both offices. At Hogan Lovells, she focuses her practice on healthcare fraud, abuse litigation and counseling, federal and state False Claims Act litigation, and white collar criminal defense. Gibson has received numerous awards for her work from the Department of Justice, the President's (and the Inspector General’s) Council on Integrity and Efficiency, the Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General, the FDA Office of Criminal Investigations, the Army Criminal Investigative Division, and the Defense Criminal Investigative Service. In addition, the Environmental Protection Agency gave her its Bronze Star.
In addition to having been an adjunct, healthcare law professor at Rutgers, Temple, and Widener Law Schools, Gibson also served as Board Member and President of the Support Center for Child Advocates. A cum laude graduate of Boston University School of Law, she joined Hogan Lovells in November, 2010.