Adria R.Villar

Senior Staff Attorney

Washington + 1.202.879.3721

Adria Villar has worked on dozens of Supreme Court and on federal and state appellate and trial cases. She focuses on procedural matters and general civil litigation.

Adria is also deeply involved in pro bono representations, specifically in matters related to immigration law. She has devoted hundreds of hours of pro bono representation to victims of domestic and international violence. She has successfully represented individuals seeking asylum and unaccompanied minors in immigration proceedings.

Experience

Business groups obtain invalidation of IRS anti-inversion regulations
Jones Day achieved a major victory on behalf of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Texas Association of Business when the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas invalidated temporary regulations that the IRS promulgated last year to deter a type of corporate transaction known as an "inversion.

Salvadoran woman granted withholding of removal after nine months in detention
Jones Day obtained relief for a Salvadoran woman who had been in the United States for several years.

Pro bono client wins in D.C. Superior Court Housing Conditions Court
Jones Day represented a Spanish-speaking plaintiff/tenant, Reina Ruiz, in D.C. Superior Court (the Housing Conditions Calendar) in an action to enforce the District of Columbia's housing code regulations.

Jones Day attorneys obtain a civil protection order for victim of domestic abuse
In September 2012, Jones Day Washington attorneys obtained a civil protection order on behalf of a victim of domestic abuse.

Jones Day attorneys obtain a civil protection order for victim of domestic abuse
Jones Day attorneys in the Washington, DC office obtained a civil protection order on behalf of a victim of domestic abuse.

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