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Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
LOS ANGELES, CA 90071-3197
United States

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Perlette Jura is a partner in Gibson Dunn’s Los Angeles office.  Her practice focuses on complex trial and appellate litigation.  She co-chairs the firm’s Transnational Litigation Group and its Environmental Social Governance practice.  She has played a key role in a number of the firm’s most high-profile transnational, environmental and technology-driven matters. She has extensive experience working with the food and beverage, agricultural, aerospace, automotive, emerging technology and energy industries. 


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Ms. Jura graduated Order of the Coif from Stanford Law School.  She was an Executive Editor of Stanford Law Review and received the Board of Editors Award.  Ms. Jura was also the Student Director of the Stanford Community Law Clinic, and a graduate advisor and teacher.  During her time at Stanford, she was awarded the Public Interest and Pro Bono Service Award and a Stanford Law School Fellowship.  Ms. Jura graduated summa cum laude from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she was the Commencement Speaker at the Fine Arts & Humanities ceremony.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Industry focus > Environment: litigation

Some of the most prominent companies in the United States and international clients operating in a wide range of sectors seek Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP‘s representation in the full array of environmental litigation matters. Specializing in high-stakes civil and criminal environmental claims, the group is noted for its capabilities in highly complex disputes involving cost recovery actions, enforcement defense, asbetos liability, Superfund sites, permitting obligations and mass tort claims, including multi-party and multi-forum proceedings. The team is managed out of Washington DC by Stacie Fletcher, who handles significant cases under federal and state environmental statutes, and Daniel Nelson, whose notable areas of practice include class action lawsuits and mass tort. In the same office, Raymond Ludwiszewski is a name to note for the defense of environmental civil enforcement cases and complex toxic tort cases. The DC team was further strengthened by the arrival of David Fotouhi, who joined the firm after nearly four years in the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Also noteworthy is the group’s offering in California, where Patrick Dennis is counsel of choice for numerous manufacturing, energy, real estate, and construction industry clients. He is based in Los Angeles. Perlette Jura, who co-chairs the ESG practice, and Abbey Hudson are key individuals in LA for multi-district environmental litigation.

United States > Dispute resolution > International litigation

(Hall of Fame)

Perlette JuraGibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

The undisputed premier firm in highly complex, high-value litigation‘, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP‘s transnational disputes team boasts ‘superb lawyers with great breadth of experience‘, particularly in cross-border litigation with a human rights angle. The group counts food and beverage, plastics and technology among its sector specialisms, frequently brings and defends enforcement of foreign judgments and is increasingly active in climate litigation. Los Angeles-based Perlette Jura, who is renowned for environmental, consumer and mass tort matters, and William Thomson and New York-based Andrea Neuman jointly lead the practice. Anne Champion is another name to note in New York for enforcement of arbitral awards.