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Justine Goeke is a litigation partner in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Justine represents multinational companies and senior executives in a variety of industries, including tech, life sciences, and finance. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and trials, intellectual property litigation, and bankruptcy litigation. She has also represented clients in actions and investigations by regulatory agencies, including the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Justine has significant jury and bench trial experience. She has conducted numerous witness examinations at trials and evidentiary hearings while serving as a key member of multiple successful trial teams.
Representative matters include:
Justine has been recognized as “One to Watch” by Best Lawyers in America for 2023.
Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Justine served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ann M. Donnelly in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and to the Honorable D. Brock Hornby in the United States District Court for the District of Maine.
Justine graduated in 2013 from Harvard Law School, where she was a student advocate and Secretary-Treasurer for the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, and a finalist in the National Criminal Justice Trial Advocacy Competition. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, where she graduated magna cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
Justine maintains an active pro bono practice that includes impact litigation regarding police brutality and conditions of criminal detention. She secured a favorable five-figure settlement from the City of New York on behalf of a former detainee at Rikers Island for violations of his constitutional rights. She has successfully assisted New Yorkers in obtaining asylum and securing public housing repairs from the New York City Housing Authority.
Justine is a member of the board of directors of Unique People Services, a non-profit focused on providing transitional and supportive housing to people with mental illness and developmental disabilities.
Justine is admitted to practice in the State of New York, and before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Harvard University - 2013 Juris Doctor
St. Olaf College - 2010 Bachelor of Arts
New York Bar