Glynis Gilio joined Dhillon Law Group in June 2022 as an Associate Attorney in its Alexandria, Virginia office. She graduated magna cum laude from Michigan State University College of Law in 2021, and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Theatre from Hillsdale College in 2018. During law school, Glynis was involved in The Federalist Society, Intellectual Property & Entrepreneurial Law Clinic, Trademark Moot Court, First Amendment Law Clinic, the Board of Advocates, and served as the Vice President of the Student Bar Association. She was also a member of the Geoffrey Fieger Trial Practice Institute where she received the highest distinction for her civil trial advocacy skills, as awarded by Judge Rosemarie Aquilina. Upon completion of her first year of law school, Glynis was ultimately ranked the top oral advocate in the Class of 2021 by a panel of federal judges for her First Amendment free speech argument as part of MSU Law’s 1L Oral Advocacy Competition.
Glynis contributed to various legal writing publications during her time in law school. As a research assistant for Professor Jeremy Francis, she edited and contributed to Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer, Fifth Edition and The Legal Writing Handbook: Analysis, Research, and Writing, Seventh Edition.
Glynis has worked as a Legal Fellow at various organizations including The Fund for American Studies, Pacific Legal Foundation, Goldwater Institute, and Freedom Foundation. She was also an inaugural member of the Academy Fellowship at The Heritage Foundation. Before joining Dhillon Law, Glynis worked as a First Amendment Fellow at the Institute for Free Speech in Washington, D.C.
As part of her work at the Goldwater Institute, Glynis received the 2021 John Norton Distinguished Fellow Award for her demonstrated excellence and contributions to the Scharf-Norton Center for Constitutional Litigation.
In 2017, Glynis worked as Member Staff for Rt. Honourable Ben Wallace MP in the House of Commons in London, England. Her research focused on foreign and domestic defense, Brexit, and the Grenfell Tower fire. Currently, Ben Wallace serves as the Secretary of State for Defence.
Glynis is a member of the Federalist Society, Republican National Lawyer’s Association, and is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia.