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James Lavery is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He currently practices with the firm’s Corporate Department. James has represented clients in connection with matters related to data privacy, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, regulatory inquiries, mergers & acquisitions, and securities regulations.
James received his Juris Doctor from Duke University School of Law and was inducted to the Duke Law chapter of the Order of the Coif; he also received a Masters of Laws (LL.M) in International and Comparative Law. While at Duke, he served as an Articles Editor for the Duke Law Journal and was a member of both the Moot Court and Mock Trial Boards.
Prior to law school, he graduated cum laude with Honors and Distinction from Whitman College, with a Bachelor of Arts in Politics, and a minor in Chinese. After graduating from Whitman, he worked as a college English instructor at Yunnan University in Kunming, China, and for a startup in Portland, Oregon.
James is admitted to practice law in the state of California.
Duke University - 2021 Juris Doctor
Duke University - 2021 Master of Laws (LL.M.)
Whitman College - 2016 Bachelor of Arts