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Vladimir Semendyai is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is a member of the firm’s Litigation Group, the Appellate and Constitutional Law Practice Group, and the Intellectual Property Practice Group. Mr. Semendyai has experience in all phases of litigation, including motions practice, fact discovery, drafting claim constructions, trial preparation, trial, drafting appellate briefs, and oral argument preparation.
Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Mr. Semendyai served as a law clerk to the Honorable Jimmie V. Reyna on the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Before his clerkship, Mr. Semendyai was an associate at a global law firm where he litigated complex patent and false advertising cases relating to electronics, software, and pharmaceuticals before both trial and appellate forums.
Mr. Semendyai earned his Juris Doctor degree with High Honors in 2016 from the George Washington University Law School, where he was an editor of the George Washington Law Review and served as Technology Chair of the George Washington Law Moot Court Board. During law school, Mr. Semendyai also served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Susan G. Braden on the United States Court of Federal Claims, where he was responsible for drafting the Local Patent Rules for the Court and working on a claim construction opinion. Prior to his career as an attorney, Mr. Semendyai worked for eight years as a software developer.
Mr. Semendyai is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, the State of New York, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
The George Washington University - 2016 Juris Doctor
University of Maryland - 2005 Bachelor of Science
District of Columbia Bar
New York Bar