Current Role
  • Associate, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP
  • Worked as a litigation associate at another Bay Area firm, drafting motions, preparing partners for depositions and motions hearings and negotiating settlements
  • Served as a law clerk to Judge Deborah L. Boardman in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • Extern at the Alaska State Public Defender Agency
  • Founding coordinator of the Hub for Equity and Administrative Representation at U.C. Berkeley
  • Intern at the Disability Law Center of Alaska
  • Intern at the American Civil Liberties (ACLU) Disability Rights Program
Pro Bono
  • Worked at the East Bay Community Law Center after her clinical
Public Service
  • Co-directed the Workers’ Rights Disability Law Clinic at Berkeley
  • Co-directed the Foster Education Project at Berkeley and served as an education rights holder for a youth with serious mental illness
  • Attended Berkeley’s Alternative Spring Break program to Fresno, CA, and worked with Kids in Need of Defense and Root and Rebound; co-drafted a public comment to a proposed rulemaking
  • Judge Deborah L. Boardman, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 2020-2022
Personal Insight

Gayne enjoys hiking, attending live music events, playing with her dogs and spending time with her partner and family.