Virginia ‘Gia’ Grimm focuses her practice on various Labor & Employment Issues including job discrimination in areas such as gender, race, age, sexual orientation, and disability discrimination, as well as wrongful termination. She represents survivors of sexual harassment and abuse and strives to maintain a trauma informed practice. Gia is a member of the firm’s Whistleblower team where she files suit under the False Claims Act (aka qui tam cases). Gia also works closely with Members of the Maryland State Legislature to ensure passage of important bills impacting Marylanders.
Prior to joining JGL, Gia worked at a small Bethesda based firm where she handled all types of civil litigation cases including contract disputes, residential and commercial real estate disputes, business torts, and construction litigation.
Gia served as a Law Clerk to The Honorable Elizabeth S. Morris in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court right after law school. Gia is a graduate of American University where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Law and Society with a Social Sciences Concentration. Gia received her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Maryland School of Law.
While attending law school, Gia was a Notes and Comments Editor of the Journal for Race, Gender, Religion and Class and was a Rose Zetzer Fellow for the Women Leadership and Equality Program. Gia also served as a Writing Fellow, where she worked with other students to enhance their legal writing skills, and as Class President during her Third Year.