Julia DeBeers was named Legal Counsel on March 31, 2014, joining Evans Hotels after 11 years with the Los Angeles (Century City) office of the law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
Ms. DeBeers joined Akin Gump as an Associate in 2004 and was promoted to Counsel in 2010. She most recently served as a member of the firm’s litigation and labor and employment practices.
Ms. DeBeers received her Bachelor’s degree in business administration (cum laude) from the University of Southern California in 2000 and her J.D. (cum laude) in 2004 from the University of Michigan Law School, where she served as the Notes Editor of the Michigan Journal of International Law.
Ms. DeBeers, who was born in Oregon and grew up in New Jersey, serves on the board of directors of the California Bar Foundation.