Joanna Gin

Associate

joanna.gin@bbklaw.com

Tel: (916) 551-2857

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At a Glance

Joanna handles a variety of transactional and litigation matters relating to municipal law.
 
She worked on state legislative affairs in Sacramento for a decade.
 
Joanna was appointed by the Governor to the position of assistant deputy director in the Office of Legislative Affairs at the Department of General Services.

Joanna Gin is an attorney in Best Best & Krieger LLP’s Municipal Law practice group.
 
Before joining BB&K, Joanna attended the University of California, Davis School of Law. Joanna clerked for the Sacramento City Attorney’s Office and assisted the civil litigation and advisory units on municipal affairs.
 
Prior to attending law school, Joanna worked in legislative affairs for nearly a decade in Sacramento. Joanna was appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to the position of assistant deputy director in the Office of Legislative Affairs at the Department of General Services. While there, she helped oversee the office in the preparation of legislative analyses and policy recommendations relating to state contracts and property. During that time, she participated in the Leadership for Government Executives course at California State University, Sacramento, sponsored a Leadership for Government Supervisors cohort and spearheaded a department-wide food drive that raised a record 28,000 pounds of food for the Sacramento Food Bank. Before that, Joanna worked as a policy consultant with the Assembly Business and Professions Committee at the State Capitol. In that role, she provided guidance to legislators and their staff on legislation related to licensed professionals.
 
While earning her bachelor’s degree at the University of California, Berkeley, she served as Senior Class President. She is originally from San Francisco. Joanna is admitted to practice law in the State of California.
 
Education

  • University of California, Davis, School of Law, J.D.
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., political science & English (with honors)


Honors & Awards

  • Witkin Award for Scientific Evidence

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