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Gabrielle Baumann Adams

Gabrielle Baumann Adams

Associate
Milwaukee
office: 414.978.5420
fax: 414.223.5000
Overview

Gabrielle represents clients of all sizes, from individuals to corporations, in a variety of state and federal actions, including products liability, personal injury, insurance coverage, contractual and family law disputes.

She advises these clients on developing and executing appropriate and cost-effective strategies for all phases of dispute resolution, from pre-litigation through appeal.

Before beginning her law practice, Gabrielle was a law clerk for the Honorable Howard D. McKibben, U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Nevada. She also served as a prosecutor for the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office. In law school, Gabrielle clerked for the Honorable Lynn Adelman in the Eastern District of Wisconsin and interned for the Wisconsin Department of Justice, the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office and the Clark County District Attorney’s Office in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Recognition

  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2016-2017

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
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.