Gabrielle E.Pritsker

Associate

Washington + 1.202.879.3685

Gabrielle Pritsker focuses her commercial litigation practice on Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA), consumer class action, and bankruptcy litigation. Gabrielle has handled many aspects of litigation, including consulting on viable claims, drafting pleadings and motions, taking depositions, and preparing fact and expert witnesses.

Gabrielle is currently involved in Jones Day's representation of a foreign client in a large multidistrict litigation, defending against claims brought under the ATA. Her other recent experience includes defense of one of the three largest credit reporting agencies against claims brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Gabrielle has defended the company in several class actions and in more than a dozen individual actions.

Gabrielle has an active pro bono practice. She has represented clients seeking asylum status and has successfully represented an Ethiopian asylum applicant in Immigration Court and the Board of Immigration Appeals who faced persecution due to his political opinion. She also has experience working with the D.C. Bar Advice & Referral Clinic.

Experience

  • Refugee obtains Board of Immigration Appeals decision granting motion to reopen asylum proceedingsAfter Jones Day client Mr. M refused to join Ethiopia's the ruling party -- and instead publically denounced it -- Ethiopian security forces beat him in front of his family, arrested him, interrogated him, beat him again until he lost consciousness, and threatened to kill him and leave his body for the hyenas.
  • HeidelbergCement and Lehigh Hanson acquire Italcementi for $4.1 billionJones Day secured antitrust approval from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for the $4.1 billion acquisition by HeidelbergCement AG and its U.S. subsidiary Lehigh Hanson, Inc. of Italcementi S.p.A. and its subsidiary Essroc.
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