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Virginia Somaweera (formerly Smith) is an associate in the Century City office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Ginny practices in the firm’s Litigation Department and in its Environmental Litigation and Mass Tort Practice Group.
Representative matters include:
Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Ginny served as a law clerk to the Honorable James V. Selna of the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
Ginny earned her law degree in 2017 from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif. She graduated magna cum laude from the Georgetown University School with a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service in 2012.
Before entering law school, Ginny taught middle school English language arts in Baton Rouge, Louisiana as a Teach For America corps member.
Ginny is a member of the State Bar of California and is admitted to practice law before the United States District Court for the Central District of California and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
University of California - Berkeley - 2017 Juris Doctor
Georgetown University - 2012 B.S. in Foreign Service