We are thrilled to welcome Gabriela Jimenez to Damian | Valori | Culmo! As a vibrant addition to our legal team, Gabriela brings a passion for law, hard work and a commitment to excellence. To get to know her better, we’ve asked Gabriela to share a bit about her unique background and interests.
Name: Gabriela (Gaby) Jimenez
Hometown: Miami, Florida
Law School Attended: Florida International University College of Law
Bar Admission (State and Year): Florida, 2023
Title: Associate Attorney
Legal Specialization / Area of Practice: Business Litigation, Receiverships
When did you begin working at Damian | Valori | Culmo? I started at DVC in January 2023 as a law clerk. I was then given a return offer to join the firm as an associate attorney upon passing the bar.
How did you get your job here? A close friend of mine from law school took me as her +1 to the Business Law Section of the Florida Bar Annual Retreat. There I met Allison Leonard and Peter Valori, and I had the opportunity to hang out and network with them throughout the weekend. I later sent my resume over to Peter, and the rest is history!
In a nutshell, what do you do your in role (one sentence or less)? I draft court documents, collaborate with partners and other associates on case strategy, and assist where needed.
What projects or cases you are working on? I’m currently working on several receiverships and related commercial litigation matters with Russell and Tom.
Why did you choose this profession? I wanted an intellectually challenging and rewarding career.
What do you like most about your job? The sense of accomplishment from helping others, whether it be colleagues or clients.
What do you like most about DVC: How welcoming, kind, and intelligent every single person at DVC is.
Word that describes you: Driven
First paying job: A clerkship at a local business law firm
What do like to do when you are not working? Trying different restaurants around Miami on my “Need to Go” list, practicing my amateur DJ skills, curating Spotify playlists, and hanging out with friends and family.
What’s on your Netflix list: New Girl, Modern Family, Lincoln Lawyer
Recommend a podcast or a book: Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gabriela-jimenez/