CJ handles all types of civil and criminal cases. She has represented corporations and individuals in a broad range of substantive areas of civil litigation, including matters regarding the antitrust laws, the securities laws, and complex contract disputes. And she has represented clients in investigations by, and litigation against, the Department of Justice ("DOJ"), the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC"), and other government agencies. As such, CJ has experience with all aspects of litigation, including early-stage litigation strategies, dispositive motions practice, discovery, and trial.
Born and raised in Idaho, CJ graduated from Duke University in 2006 and Columbia Law School in 2010, where she was a Managing Editor of the Columbia Law Review and a James Kent scholar. She joined Williams & Connolly in 2011 after clerking for Chief Judge Sidney R. Thomas on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Though all cases vary and none is predictive, CJ’s experience includes:
- Representing a pharmaceutical company in a variety of complex antitrust litigations, including preparing for trial.
- Representing a Fortune 500 media company in a criminal investigation and related civil proceedings.
- Representing an individual in a lawsuit filed by the SEC.
- Representing a major private equity firm in a commercial contract dispute in Delaware Chancery Court.
- Representing a large vehicle manufacturer in a patent and contract dispute.