Julia E. Massa is an associate in the firm’s Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. Ms. Massa focuses her practice on white collar defense, representing individuals, corporations and financial institutions facing criminal, civil or regulatory enforcement actions by U.S. government agencies, including on matters relating to corruption, fraud and economic espionage. Ms. Massa also maintains an active commercial litigation practice, representing a wide range of clients in complex business disputes.

In 2019–2020, Ms. Massa served as a Special Assistant District Attorney for the Kings County (Brooklyn) District Attorney’s Office, where she successfully prosecuted numerous felony and misdemeanor cases on behalf of the State of New York.

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2018, Ms. Massa was a litigation associate at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP in New York.

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Professional Activities

Ms. Massa is an associate board member of CASA NYC, an organization that advocates for children and youth in the New York City foster care system.

Professional Experience
During law school, Ms. Massa was a legal intern in the criminal division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. At Virginia Law, Ms. Massa was an articles editor for the Virginia Journal of Law and Politics and a volunteer advocate with the Virginia Innocence Project.






J.D., 2015
University of Virginia
School of Law
B.A., 2008
Barnard College



New York


U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
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