Justine Kentla is an associate in the San Francisco office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Her practice focuses on white-collar criminal defense, internal and government investigations, and regulatory compliance. Ms. Kentla has a wide breadth of experience representing corporate clients and individuals in grand jury and regulatory investigations, including those conducted by the DOJ, SEC, and state law enforcement agencies. Consistent with her commitment to public service, Ms. Kentla has also maintained a robust pro bono practice, most notably securing a gubernatorial pardon for a client from California Governor Brown.
Ms. Kentla received her law degree from U.C. Berkeley School of Law, where she was a submissions editor of the Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law. While in law school, Ms. Kentla received the U.C. Berkeley Chancellor’s Award for Public Service for co-founding The Focus Forward Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing reentry services to individuals charged with federal crimes. Ms. Kentla earned a B.A. with honors in International Studies and Political Science from The University of Chicago in 2010. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Kentla worked at the Federal Defenders Office in the Southern District of New York.
Ms. Kentla is currently admitted to practice law in the State of California.
University of California - Berkeley - 2016 Juris Doctor
University of Chicago - 2010 Bachelor of Arts