BRAUNSON C. VIRJEE

virjee@rtthlaw.com

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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Braunson C. Virjee joined the firm in 2014. As an associate, Braunson represents clients in a wide range of business and civil litigation matters. 

EXPERIENCE

Before joining the firm, Braunson served as Law Clerk in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division. There, he defended the Federal Government in environmental litigation cases under the office of the Assistant U.S. Attorney General.  

In his experience as a litigator, Braunson has handled a myriad of varied civil matters in areas ranging from employment discrimination and anti-trust to endangered species and construction defects.  

Braunson earned his J.D. as a graduate of the American University’s Washington College of Law (WCL) in Washington D.C. where he served as a Dean’s Fellow and Editor-in-Chief of the Sustainable Development Law & Policy Law Journal. In addition, Braunson lawyered as a Student Attorney in the WCL General Practice Clinic, providing pro bono legal services to underprivileged residents in the nation’s capital. 

Braunson’s passions also extend into the international realm.  He has participated in United Nations negotiations and currently serves on the Board of Yambi Rawanda, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of Rwandans with a focus on education, the imparting of life skills, and the sustained provision of clean water, adequate nutrition, and improved healthcare. 

An avid world traveler, Braunson has trekked across over forty countries on five continents.  

EDUCATION

American University Washington College of Law (J.D., Cum Laude, 2012) 

University of Southern California (B.A. Political Science, 2007) 

 

PUBLICATIONS and ACTIVITIES

Stimulating the Future of Superfund: Why the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Calls for a Reinstatement of the Superfund Tax to Polluted Sites in Urban Environments
Sustainable Development Law & Policy, Volume 11, 2010

 

BAR ADMISSIONS

California Supreme Court

United States District Court, Central District of California

 

BAR ASSOCIATIONS

California State Bar Association

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Pasadena Bar Association