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Dana Lynn Craig is of counsel in the San Francisco office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and a member of the firm’s Litigation Department.
Her practice focuses on leading high-stakes, complex litigation. She represents clients in both federal and state courts and has extensive experience at all stages of litigation, including trial work, senior case management, motion practice, depositions, witness preparation, and working with experts. Dana has successfully guided clients through highly consequential massive discovery and is considered an authority in the field. In addition, she has published on subjects ranging from arbitration to environmental topics, including cost recovery and Proposition 65.
Her representative matters include:
Dana was named to Southern California Rising Stars by Super Lawyers magazine in 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022. She was also recognized by Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America for Litigation – Environmental in 2024. She also served on the Executive Committee for the Los Angeles County Bar Association Environmental Law Section. She was selected for membership in the Pacific Council on International Policy, which seeks to strengthen West Coast involvement in global affairs. She is also a member of ChIPs, which aims to further the role of women in technology, law and policy. Dana formerly served on the Young Professionals Board for CollegeSpring and, during part of her tenure, held the leadership positions of chair and co-chair on that Board.
She received her law degree from Stanford Law School in 2007, where she was co-managing editor of the Stanford Law & Policy Review and graduated with Pro Bono Distinction. Dana earned her Bachelor of Arts from Stanford University in 2004, graduating Phi Beta Kappa with University Distinction and received interdisciplinary honors in International Security Studies. During her undergraduate career, she was The Greg Peterson Fellow and recipient of the Donald B. Marron Prize for the Most Original Historical Analysis Paper from the Center for the Study of the Presidency Fellows Program. She also interned in the offices of two U.S. Senators.
Prior to joining the firm, Dana clerked for the Honorable Barry G. Silverman of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
She is a member of the California, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, United States District Court for the Central District of California, United States District Court for the Northern District of California, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California Bars.
Stanford University - 2007 Juris Doctor
Stanford University - 2004 Bachelor of Arts