Rima Sirota

Professor of Legal Research and Writing

B.A., Trinity College; J.D., Harvard

Areas of Expertise:

Legal Profession and Professional Ethics, Legal Research and Writing

Immediately prior to joining the full-time Law Center faculty in 2007, Professor Sirota was an attorney for the Professional Responsibility Advisory Office of the U.S....

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Immediately prior to joining the full-time Law Center faculty in 2007, Professor Sirota was an attorney for the Professional Responsibility Advisory Office of the U.S. Department of Justice, where she advised and trained lawyers on professional responsibility issues in criminal and civil matters. She also taught Professional Responsibility as an adjunct faculty member.

Previously, Professor Sirota was Counsel for Ethics and Administration for the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the Department of Justice.  Before joining the government, she was a partner at Baach Robinson & Lewis, where she practiced civil litigation.  Professor Sirota also served for six years as an appointed hearing committee member for the District of Columbia Board on Professional Responsibility.



Recent Scholarship

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Rima Sirota, Reassessing the Citizens Protection Act: A Good Thing It Passed, and a Good Thing It Failed, 43 Sw. L. Rev. 51-95 (2013).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
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All Scholarship 2003 - Present

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Rima Sirota, Reassessing the Citizens Protection Act: A Good Thing It Passed, and a Good Thing It Failed, 43 Sw. L. Rev. 51-95 (2013).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law] [WWW]

Selected Contributions to Other Publications

  • Rima Sirota, Incorporating Ethics into the Research Curriculum, 22 Persp. Teach. Legal Res. & Writing 118-124 (2014).    [WWW]
  • Rima Sirota & Claudia J. Flynn, Professional Responsibility Issues in Corporate Fraud Matters, U.S. Att'ys Bull., Nov. 2003, at 29-32.    [WWW]
Recent scholarship