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Overview

Gabrielle represents clients of all sizes, from individuals to multinational corporations, in a variety of state and federal actions.

Working across industries, such as finance, insurance, and chemical and machine manufacturing, Gabrielle develops and executes effective strategies for all phases of dispute resolution, from discovery through appeal. With extensive research and briefing she has also developed a deep grasp of this toxic tort, and regularly represents clients in asbestos litigation. Other matters Gabrielle handles include:

  • Products liability
  • Personal injury
  • Insurance coverage
  • Breach of contract

Gabrielle enjoys working closely with clients to create the best solutions in tandem with their business needs, and values the innovative and cost-effective strategies she can offer clients as part of a large national legal team.


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Services

Recognition

Education

  • J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School
  • B.A., University of Michigan
    • Classical Archaeology and History

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Association for Women Lawyers, 2013-present
  • Defense Research Institute, 2012-present
  • Bruce R. Thompson American Inns of Court, Associate Member, 2009-2011
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2005-2008

Clerkships

The Honorable Howard D. McKibben, U.S. District Court, District of Nevada

Experience
  • Prosecuted and defended, as part of a larger team, plastics manufacturer in arbitration to enforce contract.
  • Defended, as part of a larger team, insurance company against claim for interest at summary judgment and on appeal.
  • Advised numerous individuals on divorce actions and child custody disputes, as well as on obtaining injunctions.
  • Represented, as part of a larger team, leading printing company in multivenue dispute against industry competitors and former employees.
  • Represented manufacturers and suppliers of asbestos-containing materials in products liability and personal injury cases in state and federal courts as part of a specific team focused on reducing client exposure to toxic tort litigation in all jurisdictions.
  • As part of a larger team, prosecuted and achieved favorable outcome for engine manufacturer in bench trial involving breach of contract and tortious interference claims.
Outside the Office

Gabrielle and her husband, a criminal defense attorney, have two small daughters. The family spends time creating arts and crafts, and visiting the playground and the beach. These outings typically include two well-loved spaniels.

Community Leadership

Gabrielle and her husband are actively involved in local politics.