Giovanni Sanchez represents clients in high-stakes commercial litigation across a broad spectrum of industries and subject matters, with a focus on navigating complex legal problems and trying difficult cases. Before joining Bartlit Beck, Giovanni was in the Office of the Attorney General at the U.S. Department of Justice, where he most recently served as Counsel to U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland.
Giovanni is a graduate of Cornell University and Yale Law School. After law school, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Judge Randolph D. Moss, District Judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and to the Honorable Merrick B. Garland, then-Judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Before his time at the Department of Justice, Giovanni was a litigation associate at a premier litigation firm, where he was trial counsel for plaintiffs who secured a $25 million verdict against neo-Nazis who organized violence during a 2017 rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Giovanni has also served as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, trying seven criminal matters on behalf of the United States and the District of Columbia.
Education & Honors
Yale Law School, 2019, J.D.
Yale Law Journal, Notes & Comments Editor
Veterans Legal Services Clinic, Student Advocate
Cornell University, 2015, B.S.
Navarro College, 2013, A.A.
- Honorable Merrick B. Garland, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, 2020-2021
- Honorable Randolph D. Moss, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 2019-2020
Counsel to U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland, 2022-2023
Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, United States Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia 2023
Special Assistant to U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland, 2021-2022
Summer Law Intern for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, 2017
- District of Columbia