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Dione Garlick is of counsel in the Los Angeles office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She currently practices in the firm’s Litigation Department and in the Real Estate Practice Group. Dione specializes in real estate disputes, including both litigation and pre-litigation advising. She also has an expertise in environmental litigation.
Dione has been recognized in the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America for Commercial Litigation.
Real Estate Litigation: Dione advises clients on how to position themselves to be successful in real estate disputes, both before the dispute has arisen and after it has ripened into litigation. Dione has experience representing clients in a broad scope of contexts within the real estate industry, including disputes between joint venture members, enforcement of remedies, disputes arising out of acquisition failures, title disputes, landlord-tenant disputes, and disputes between real estate lenders and borrowers, among others. She specializes in creative remedies to achieve the best possible outcome for her clients.
Environmental Litigation: Dione also has extensive experience in both trial and appellate courts in high impact matters involving mass tort, regulatory enforcement, and cost recovery actions. Her regulatory experience includes challenges to decisions of the Regional Water Board, California Air Resources Board, and other California and local entities. She has experience litigating writ of mandate actions to challenge agency decisions in counties throughout California.
A sample of ongoing, non-confidential representations include:
Dione graduated from UCLA School of Law in 2013. While at UCLA, she was a member of the Moot Court Honors Program, earning the Outstanding Brief Writer award. She was also a writing advisor for first year law students. In 2010, she graduated magna cum laude from Utah State University with a Bachelor of Arts as a dual-major in Statistics and Law & Constitutional Studies with a minor in Latin. Dione is a member of the State Bar of California and is admitted to practice law before the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Dione is also a member of the firm’s Associate Business Development Committee.
University of California - Los Angeles - 2013 Juris Doctor
Utah State University - 2010 Bachelor of Arts