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Hollingsworth LLP Welcomes Five Outstanding Law Students to Its 2024 Summer Associate Class

news | June 3, 2024

Hollingsworth LLP is delighted to welcome five law students to its 2024 Summer Associate Class. The firm’s Summer Associates participate in highly challenging and complex legal work while receiving hands-on career development and mentorship. A trial-focused firm comprised entirely of litigators, the firm specializes in complex litigation matters that focus the courts on science, particularly the lack of scientifically reliable causation evidence.


Joe Cianciola is a rising third-year law student at The George Washington University Law School, where he is a member of The George Washington Law Review and Moot Court Board. Prior to starting law school, he served as a field organizer on a congressional race, interned on Capitol Hill, and worked as deputy finance director at a political fundraising firm. Originally from Pennsylvania by way of Vermont, he received a Bachelor of Arts in public policy from the University of Michigan in 2018.

Abigail Ferrell is a rising third-year law student at the University of Virginia School of Law, where she serves on the managing boards of the Journal of Law and Politics and the Journal of Social Policy and the Law, as well as participating in student organizations such as Mock Trial and Extramural Moot Court. A native of Oklahoma, she received a Bachelor of Science in psychology, a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy, and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Oklahoma State University in 2022.

Anna Kutbay is a rising third-year law student at Georgetown Law, where she serves as executive editor of the Georgetown Law Journal and participates as a competitor on the Trial Advocacy Team and as a peer mentor for the RISE Fellow program. Originally from Tennessee, she received a Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude in political science and economics and a Master of Arts in economics from the University of Alabama.

Sam Quinan is a rising third-year law student at the University of Virginia Law School, where he actively participates in the American Constitution Society and the Virginia Bar Association. Prior to law school, he served as an intern and in communications roles at the U.S. Senate before accepting a judicial internship with the United States District Court, W.D. Va.. Hailing from Virginia, he received a Bachelor of Arts in history from Colgate University.

Jacqueline Sanchez is a rising second-year law student at Georgetown Law, where she is a member of the Latin American Law Students Association (LALSA) and the RISE Fellow Program. Originally from South Florida, she received a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in economics and political science from the University of Florida, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.


Hollingsworth LLP is among the nation’s leading litigation firms. Our lawyers specialize in complex trial and appellate work. The majority of our work is defending corporate clients in the areas of products liability and toxic torts, class action, pharmaceutical products and medical devices, environmental, natural resource damages, construction and engineering, defense and government contracting, insurance coverage, and government investigations and white-collar defense. We are called upon to solve our clients’ toughest litigation problems nationwide and, in consequence, regularly have the lead in landmark cases. Well known for our expertise and cutting-edge theories in high-stakes litigation, we host the country’s longest-running CLE-accredited Annual Seminar on Complex Litigation Defense, designed for in-house counsel, corporate leaders, and other members of the defense bar.