Jacqueline DerOvanesian is an associate in the firm's Business Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice groups.

Jacqueline is a native Floridian and attended the George Washington University Law School on a full scholarship, where she received her J.D. with honors. While in law school, she served as the president of the law school's mock trial board, director of the law school's mentoring program, and competed as a member of the moot court board.

Prior to joining Gunster, Jacqueline has focused on developing her litigation skills by working with the United States Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Additionally, she served as a legal researcher for the American Bar Association and taught as an adjunct faculty member at American University.

  • The George Washington University Law School, presidential full tuition merit scholarship, 2013-16
  • The George Washington University Law School, Courtcall Law School award for contributing the most to the moot court and mock trial programs, 2016
  • The George Washington University Law School, the president’s “Volunteer Service Award,” 2016
  • George Washington Scholar, top 1%-15% of law school class, 2013-16
  • Legal research and writing program, dean’s fellow, 2015-16
  • Civil procedure research assistant, 2014
  • Academic tutor, evidence
  • “Best Oral Advocate”, The George Washington University Law School mock trial competition, 2014
  • Broward County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, board of directors, 2017-18
  • The George Washington University Law School Mock Trial Board
    • President, 2015-16
    • Member, 2013-16
  • The George Washington University Law School, moot court board, 2014-16
  • Phi Delta Phi, International Legal Honor Society, 2013-present
  • Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project, 2014

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