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LeClairRyan is Pleased to Announce that Joanne L. Zimolzak has Joined the Firm


Resident in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, Joanne L. Zimolzak has joined LeClairRyan as a partner on the firm’s government contracts, white collar, insurance, and professional liability defense teams.

Joanne’s practice focuses on business litigation in federal and state courts throughout the country, both at the trial and appellate levels. In addition to having broad experience litigating commercial contract issues, she regularly represents insurance companies and financial institutions in coverage and bad faith disputes.

The regulatory component of Joanne's practice involves assisting government contractors with challenges to unlawful agency action as well as obtaining, or preventing the release of, information under federal and state Freedom of Information Act provisions. She has extensive experience in conducting various types of civil fraud litigation, including under RICO and the False Claims Act, and in conducting related internal investigations.

Joanne is active in pro bono work and has mentored several Georgetown University law students through the Women of Color Collective program.

A graduate of the University of Maryland (B.A.) and the Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.), Joanne is admitted in the District of Columbia and Maryland.