Nina J. Ginsberg, is the President of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Treasurer of the NACDL Foundation for Criminal Justice. She has been an active member of NACDL for decades, including serving three terms on the Board of Directors. She served as learned civilian counsel for one of the 9/11 high value detainees at Guantanamo Bay during the early Military Commissions proceedings as part of the NACDL/ACLU John Adams Project.
Nina is also a founding partner at DiMuroGinsberg, P.C., in Alexandria, VA, and has practiced criminal law for more than 35 years. She has represented individuals and corporations in a wide range of matters, with a focus on national security law, litigating the use of classified evidence, white collar investigations and prosecution, financial and securities fraud, sex crimes, computer crime, and professional ethics. Nina has served multiple terms on the Virginia State Bar Council and on the Virginia State Bar's Board of Governors of the Criminal Law Section and is a member of the Virginia Law Foundation. She also serves on the Criminal Justice Act Panel Screening Committee for the Eastern District of Virginia, Alexandria Division and is a member of the Merit Selection Panel for U.S. Magistrate Judges in the Eastern District of Virginia, Alexandria Division.
Nina has taught as an adjunct faculty member at the George Washington University and George Mason University Schools of Law. In 2013, she was named one of Virginia’s Leaders in the Law and named one of the Women Leaders in the Law by the Washington Post. Nina is listed in Martindale Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers. She has been rated as a top criminal lawyer by The National Trial Lawyers, Super Lawyers, the Washington Post Magazine, the Northern Virginia Magazine, the Washingtonian, U.S. News & World Report since 2012.
Nina is a graduate of the University of Rochester, where she received her B.A. in 1972, and the Antioch School of Law, where she received her J.D. in 1978.