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Kirsten Galler is of counsel in the Los Angeles office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, and is a member of the firm’s Litigation Department. She is also a member of the firm’s Appellate and Constitutional Law and Class Actions practice groups.
Ms. Galler has extensive experience litigating a wide range of complex commercial matters in state and federal court at both the trial and appellate level. She has represented clients in matters involving breach of contract, transnational litigation, class certification, punitive damages, wage-and-hour disputes, personal injury, professional malpractice, and other complex matters. She was recently named as a “Rising Star” in the area of business litigation by Super Lawyers.
Some of Ms. Galler’s representative matters include:
Ms. Galler also maintains an active pro bono practice. Among other matters, Ms. Galler leads the team of associates in pending litigation challenging the rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) program, and she has been significantly involved in the appellate briefing before the Ninth Circuit and United States Supreme Court in that case. The Daily Journal recently named the Gibson Dunn team in the DACA case among its 2018 California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year.
Ms. Galler received her law degree in 2003 from University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif. In 2000, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Law and Society with a minor in Global Peace and Security from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Ms. Galler is a member of the bars of California and the District of Columbia.
University of California - Berkeley - 2003 Juris Doctor
University of California - Santa Barbara - 2000 Bachelor of Arts
District of Columbia Bar