O’Melveny Worldwide

Jenya Godina is a counsel in O’Melveny’s Washington, DC office. Jenya focuses her practice on appeals, Supreme Court matters, and complex litigation.

Prior to joining O’Melveny, Jenya served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Debra A. Livingston and the Honorable Richard J. Sullivan of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She also clerked for Judge Sullivan at the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.


  • French
  • Russian


Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • US Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit


  • Harvard Law School, J.D.: cum laude; Executive Editor, Harvard Law Review; Ames Moot Court finalist
  • Harvard College, B.A., History and Literature: magna cum laude

Professional Activities


  • Honorable Debra A. Livingston, US Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • Honorable Richard J. Sullivan, US Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; US District Court, Southern District of New York