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Kelsey Matevish is an associate in the San Francisco office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, where she practices in the firmʼs Litigation Department.
She previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable M. Margaret McKeown on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the Honorable Beth Labson Freeman on the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Kelsey worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigation as a lead analyst on national security cyber matters. Her work focused on the GRU, the Russian Federationʼs military intelligence agency. In pursuit of this work, she worked closely with domestic and foreign intelligence agencies and frequently briefed intelligence and law enforcement officials as well as private industry partners. Kelsey received multiple awards for her investigative work and intelligence analysis, which ultimately contributed to the indictment of twelve Russian officers for committing federal crimes that were intended to interfere with the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
She earned her Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 2019, where she served as an editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and concurrently earned a Masterʼs of Computer and Information Technology. Kelsey graduated summa cum laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and from the College of Arts and Sciences of the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Kelsey is a member of the State Bar of California. She sits on the Ninth Circuitʼs Workplace Environment Committee.
University of Pennsylvania - 2019 Juris Doctor
University of Pennsylvania - 2019 Master of Science
University of Pennsylvania - 2014 Bachelor of Science
University of Pennsylvania - 2014 Bachelor of Arts