Giuliana M. Gabriel

Associate

Giuliana Gabriel assists clients in complex employment matters in state and federal court.

Giuliana is well-versed in various aspects of employment law, offering her clients sound legal and practical advice. Her practice involves class actions, wage and hour litigation, and developing employer policies. Using her strong analytical and advocacy skills, Giuliana has drafted briefs and motions, as well as argued in court and at administrative hearings.


Professional, Community And Pro Bono Involvement

  • Pepperdine Law Review, Note and Comment Editor, 2016-2017
  • Ninth Circuit Appellate Advocacy Clinic, 2016-2017
  • Sacramento Metro EDGE

Honors & Rankings

  • Dean’s Merit Scholarship, Pepperdine University School of Law
  • Order of the Coif
  • Externship, Judge Kimberly Mueller, United States Eastern District Court of California, 2015
  • Successfully briefed and argued before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, pro bono, on behalf of a prisoner whose claims were wrongly dismissed.
  • Drafted opposition to leave to amend and motion for reconsideration of summary judgment on behalf of major oil and gas company in wage and hour class action.
  • Obtained domestic violence restraining order for pro bono client, as well as sole legal and physical custody of minor child.

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Giuliana grew up on a walnut orchard in Stockton, California, where she attended St. Mary’s High School. After attending law school and beginning her practice in Southern California, Giuliana relocated to her Northern California roots. When not practicing law, Giuliana enjoys hiking, traveling, and spending time with her large (and loud) Italian family.


Professional, Community And Pro Bono Involvement

  • Pepperdine Law Review, Note and Comment Editor, 2016-2017
  • Ninth Circuit Appellate Advocacy Clinic, 2016-2017
  • Sacramento Metro EDGE

Honors & Rankings

  • Dean’s Merit Scholarship, Pepperdine University School of Law
  • Order of the Coif
  • Externship, Judge Kimberly Mueller, United States Eastern District Court of California, 2015