Jayna Genti is an associate at DiMuroGinsberg. Her practice focuses primarily on complex commercial litigation including misuse of intellectual property, fraud and abuses of trust, and employer/employee disputes. She has appeared in matters before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and Virginia state courts and has represented clients at all stages of civil litigation in federal and state trial courts.

Prior to joining DiMuroGinsberg, Ms. Genti served as a law clerk for the Honorable Michael S. Nachmanoff and T. Rawles Jones, Jr., of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and for the Honorable David Briones of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.

Ms. Genti earned her J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law, where she served as Articles & Notes Editor for the Texas International Law Journal and Vice President of the American Constitution Society. During law school, she worked on civil rights and employment litigation with Farmworker Justice in Washington, D.C., and the Texas Civil Rights Project and Texas Appleseed in Austin, Texas.

Originally from Dallas, Texas, Ms. Genti studied International Development in Dakar, Senegal, and attended an Intensive Language and Culture Program in Toulouse, France, before graduating magna cum laude from New York University.

Memberships:

  • American Bar Association
  • Texas State Bar
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Northern Virginia Women Attorneys Association

Publications:

  • Co-author, Virginia Employment Law Letter, BLR (2015 – present)
    • “Update on Roanoke Tomes’ Twitter lawsuit” Virginia Employment Law Letter (Nov. 2018)
    • “Who owns your company’s social media accounts? Virginia Employment Law Letter (Sep. 2018)
    • “Alexandria court upholds VA employer’s noncompete, nonsolicitation agreements” Virginia Employment Law Letter (Aug. 2018)
    • “4th Circuit limits employer liability for coworker defamation” Virginia Employment Law Letter (Jul. 2018)
    • “Do you need to worry about new EU privacy rules? Virginia Employment Law Letter (Jun. 2018)
    • “Employers face heavy burden when defending EPA claims” Virginia Employment Law Letter (Apr. 2018)
    • “New developments affecting Grimm Transgender lawsuit” Virginia Employment Law Letter (Nov. 2017)
    • “Employer hit with bad-faith double damages in FMLA suit” Virginia Employment Law Letter (Oct. 2017)
    • “Gavin Grimm’s lawsuit starts afresh, and a ruling on transgender rights is further delayed” Virginia Employment Law Letter (Sep. 2017)
    • “4th Circuit: It’s OK to fire employee for false harassment report” Virginia Employment Law Letter (Aug. 2017)
    • “4th Circuit revives FMLA case against city of Alexandria” Virginia Employment Law Letter (Jul. 2017)
    • “How to protect against and respond to cyberattacks, part 4” co-author with Milton Whitfield, Virginia Employment Law Letter (Jun. 2017)
    • “Virginia court voids employer’s noncompete” Virginia Employment Law Letter (Jun. 2017)
    • “How to protect against and respond to cyberattacks, part 3” co-author with Milton Whitfield, Virginia Employment Law Letter (May. 2017)
    • “How to protect against and respond to cyberattacks, part 2” co-author with Milton Whitfield, Virginia Employment Law Letter (Apr. 2017)
    • “How to protect against and respond to cyberattacks, part 1” co-author with Milton Whitfield, Virginia Employment Law Letter (Mar. 2017)
    • “Virginia court nixes fired employees’ defamation suit” Virginia Employment Law Letter (Jan. 2017)
    • “EEOC Richmond office, Mexican Consulate tackle national origin bias” Virginia Employment Law Letter (Oct. 2016)
    • “OFCCP settles race bias claims against Virginia contractor for $500K” Virginia Employment Law Letter (Aug. 2016)
    • “Oversees employees entitled to pay for every hour they work” Virginia Employment Law Letter (Jul. 2016)
    • “Make sure your employees sign your arbitration agreements,” Virginia Employment Law Letter (May 2016)
    • “New Virginia Supreme Court justice selected,” Virginia Employment Law Letter (Apr. 2016)
    • “Protecting your trade secrets from former employees,” Virginia Employment Law Letter (Feb. 2016)
  • Articles & Notes Editor, Texas International Law Journal

Jayna Genti

jgenti@dimuro.com
Tel: 703-684-4333
Fax: 703-548-3181

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Areas of Practice:

  • Business Torts
  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment Law

Admissions

  • Virginia, 2016
  • Texas, 2012

Education:

  • J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, 2012
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Urban Studies & Planning, New York University, 2008