Simona Agnolucci has only been an associate for three years, but she's already had an experience attorneys many years her senior dream of - standing up before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Arguing, and winning, the case on behalf of a 22 year-old client on the verge of deportation to the Philippines was a particular thrill for Agnolucci, who clerked for 9th Circuit Judge William Canby Jr.
"Having sat on the sidelines and critiqued so many lawyers, to be the one up there was totally exhilarating," she said.
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Simona Agnolucci specializes in complex litigation, including intellectual property matters, securities cases, and commercial disputes. She has represented major brokerage companies and investment advisors, as well as cutting-edge Internet and smartphone companies. Ms. Agnolucci has litigated cases before state and federal trial courts and has substantial experience in appellate matters across various substantive areas of the law. Ms. Agnolucci has an active pro bono practice, in which she primarily represents women fleeing gender-based persecution.