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Jessica M. Pearigen is an associate in the Orange County office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She currently practices in the firm’s Litigation Department. Ms. Pearigen joined the firm after serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Rhesa H. Barksdale of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Ms. Pearigen earned her law degree cum laude in 2017 from Duke University School of Law, where she was as Editor in Chief of Law & Contemporary Problems. While in law school, Ms. Pearigen also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Nita L. Stormes of the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of California. She also served as a Teaching Assistant for Distinctive Aspects of U.S. Law, and as a Research Assistant to Professor Ernest Young.
Ms. Pearigen earned her bachelor’s degree magna cum laude in Philosophy, Politics & Law, and Spanish from the University of Southern California.
Ms. Pearigen is a member of the California bar and is also admitted to practice before the Fifth Circuit.
Duke University - 2017 Juris Doctor
University of Southern California - 2014 Bachelor of Arts