Katherine (Katie) Rubanka is a litigation associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.
Prior to joining the firm, Katie clerked for two years for Judge Richard A. Hertling on the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, where she developed experience with cases involving government contracts, bid protests, Takings under the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, and other claims against the federal government for monetary damages.
Katie graduated Order of the Coif from Vanderbilt Law School in 2021. During law school, she served as an articles editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review. She received scholarship awards for her achievement in international legal studies, including the Raymonde I. Paul Scholar in International Legal Studies and the G. Scott Briggs Transnational Legal Studies Award. The American Society of International Law awarded Katie the Arthur C. Helton fellowship to work at Global Rights Compliance LLP, a nonprofit organization specializing in international human rights and humanitarian law.
Between college and law school, Katie taught English language classes through the Peace Corps in Ukraine. Katie graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in linguistics and Russian language. She is proficient in French, Spanish, and Ukrainian; she has intermediate skills in Russian.
Katie is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia.
Vanderbilt University - 2021 Juris Doctor
Dartmouth College - 2016 Bachelor of Arts
District of Columbia Bar