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Juliana Laurello

Juliana Laurello has worked in our Amsterdam and Washington, D.C. offices, representing clients ranging from a foreign sovereign to government contractors to financial services institutions, in areas such as international litigation (including issues relating to foreign sovereign immunity, the Act of State Doctrine, and the Alien Tort Statute), international arbitration, complex commercial litigation, employment law (including FLSA and whistleblower claims), and consumer litigation. In addition, Juliana has experience in cross-border eDiscovery issues. Juliana combines her domestic and international dispute resolution skills with her international background to advance our clients’ interests in any forum.

  • Commercial litigation
  • International litigation
  • Business disputes litigation



  • Deposed plaintiff and drafted summary judgment motion on behalf of financial services client resulting in dismissal of five-count complaint involving alleged wrongful foreclosure and consumer protection claims (D.C. Super. Ct. 2012).
  • Drafted motion for judgment on the pleadings as to common law wrongful termination claim based on adequate statutory remedy, 2013 WL 6157266 (D. Or. 2013).
  • Drafted motion for partial summary judgment on behalf of commercial client for breach of contract (D. Md. 2013).
  • Drafted motion for summary judgment motion on behalf of financial services client involving Fair Credit Reporting Act claims, 2012 WL 37396 (D. Md. Jan. 5, 2012).
  • Drafted appeal brief affirming dismissal of discrimination claims on mootness grounds, 442 Fed. App’x. 71 (4th Cir. 2011), cert. denied (U.S. Jan. 6, 2012).
  • Drafted motion to dismiss appeal, defending district court judgment (D.C. Cir. 2011).
  • Resolved multiple consumer and commercial matters at formal mediations and settlement conferences.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, American Bar Association


  • J.D., American University Washington College of Law
  • Diplôme Supérieur, Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV)
  • M.Sc., The London School of Economics and Political Science
  • B.A., Wellesley College
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • French