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Janna I. Jamil

Senior Counsel

(619) 544-7258
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San Diego
101 W. Broadway
Suite 2000
San Diego, CA 92101


J.D., University of Texas at Austin, School of Law, with Honors

LL.M., L’Universite Jean Moulin Lyon 3, European and International Business Law, with Honors

B.A., University of California, Berkeley: Legal Studies, with High Honors


Rising Stars® distinction in Employment and Labor (2019 and 2020)

Martindale-Hubbell Client Champion Silver (2020)

Ms. Jamil started her legal career serving as a policy writer in support of the U.S. Department of Defense, overseas. Policies she drafted traveled through foreign parliament and went into effect, serving as the foundation of a significant bilateral agreement between the U.S. and the foreign nation. After working overseas, Ms. Jamil returned to her hometown of San Diego and established her own firm.  A passion for employment-related matters developed and Ms. Jamil has focused exclusively on employment law matters ever since. 

Ms. Jamil joined Gordon & Rees, bringing her multifaceted experiences and top-tier educational background to the team. In the employment arena, she has represented plaintiffs and defendants with respect to wage and hour violations, PAGA cases, harassment, retaliation, discrimination, and other claims.

Ms. Jamil is an active leader in the legal community, having served as a member of the San Diego County Bar Association’s Civil Litigation Executive Committee from 2016 through 2018. She also currently serves as a volunteer attorney with San Diego Christian Legal Aid.


U.S. District Courts, Southern District of California


California State Bar, 2009 to Present
San Diego County Bar Association, 2009 to 2018
Texas International Law Journal, Staff Editor, 2007-2009
Lawyers Club of San Diego, Member, 2009

Community Involvement

San Diego County Bar Association, Civil Litigation Executive Committee, 2016 to 2018
Volunteer Attorney, San Diego Christian Legal Aid