- Stanford Law School (J.D., 2016); Hilmer Oehlmann, Jr. Award; Symposium Editor, Sr. Member Editor, Stanford Journal of Complex Litigation
- Pomona College (B.A., Politics, Romance Languages, 2011); summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa
Grace Chuchla is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Irell & Manella LLP.
Ms. Chuchla earned her J.D. from Stanford Law School, where she received the Hilmer Oehlmann, Jr. Award for excellence in legal research and writing and served as Symposium Editor and Sr. Member Editor of the Stanford Journal of Complex Litigation. While in law school, she worked at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and at Bet Tzedek Legal Services. Ms. Chuchla was also an active member of the Stanford Law School Housing Pro Bono project and the Community Law Clinic, where she represented clients before the Social Security Administration, the East Palo Alto Rent Stabilization Board, and in Superior Court.
Ms. Chuchla earned her B.A., summa cum laude, in Politics and Romance Languages from Pomona College, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Her undergraduate politics thesis focused on the evolution of the incorporation doctrine under the Fourteenth Amendment’s Due Process Clause and analyzed the impact that the Supreme Court’s 2010 decision in McDonald v. Chicago had on this doctrine. She is fluent in Spanish and speaks conversational French.
- “Litigation Update: Supreme Court Limits Where Companies Can Be Sued,” Marsh Insights (July 2017)