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Education

  • Vanderbilt University, B.A. (2008) summa cum laude
  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D. (2011)

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
Julia Milewski, Counsel Washington, D.C.
jmilewski@crowell.com
Phone: +1 202.624.2514
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Julia Milewski is a counsel in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office, where she is a member of the firm’s Litigation Group.

Julia’s practice focuses on complex and high-stakes civil litigation in state and federal courts across the country, domestic and foreign alternative dispute resolution, and counseling clients on corporate compliance. Julia’s clients have spanned a variety of industries and include telecommunications companies, real estate developers, global pharmaceutical companies, and airlines and railroads. 

Representative engagements include:

Complex Civil Litigation

  • Represented real estate developer at chancery court trial relating to breach of LLC agreement.
  • Represented global top ten pharmaceutical company in multidistrict litigation over products liability claims involving cancer drug.
  • Defended Class I railroad against personal injury allegations from environmental asbestos exposure.
  • Defended energy company against medical monitoring and nuisance and trespass claims based on alleged groundwater contamination.
  • Advised international airline about breach of contract dispute with marketing company.
  • Advised health care client on third-party subpoena secondary to False Claims Act and pharmaceutical products liability cases.
  • Negotiated settlement agreement on behalf of hospitality industry client.
  • Achieved dismissal on summary judgment on behalf of pharmaceutical client in products liability litigation.
  • Affirmed on appeal dismissal of zoning challenge to real estate development.

Domestic and Foreign Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Represented telecommunications client in breach of tower lease dispute before American Arbitration Association (AAA).
  • Represented construction services company in public contract dispute before AAA.
  • Enforced International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) award on behalf of international healthcare client.

Corporate Compliance

  • Advised technology company on regulatory risks of government contract related to real estate development deal.
  • Drafted global records retention and scanning policies on behalf of transportation and energy-sector clients.

Julia is an active litigator who has published on a number of cutting-edge topics including litigation trends ranging from class certification hurdles in data breach and labeling fraud suits to First Amendment privacy issues. Julia has presented at industry events, including most recently staging a mock trial of an industry expert.

Julia is also a pro bono advocate and has been named to the D.C. Bar’s High Honor Roll.

Julia received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and graduated summa cum laude from Vanderbilt University.



Affiliations

Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, Virginia, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, Circuit and District Courts in Virginia



Publications

  • "Unmasking Internet Posters: Balancing the Parties’ Interests with the First Amendment Right of Anonymity," The Circuit Rider (November 2015). Co-Author: Julia Milewski.
  • "Effective Tactics for Opposing Class Certification from Recent Food Labeling Class Actions," Washington Legal Foundation: Legal Backgrounder, Vol. 29 No. 21 (August 1, 2014). Co-Author: Julia Milewski.