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Deena Klaber is an associate in the San Francisco office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She practices in the firm’s Litigation Department, where she focuses on complex civil litigation, administrative law, and white collar criminal defense. Ms. Klaber represents clients across numerous industries and has significant experience in the health care sector. In 2014, Ms. Klaber served as a Coordinator of the firm’s Summer Associate Program.
Ms. Klaber has litigated a broad range of matters in state and federal courts throughout California and across the country.
In addition, Ms. Klaber actively provides pro bono legal services to indigent clients, including representing asylum-seekers in affirmative and defensive applications for political asylum. In 2013, Ms. Klaber successfully negotiated a plea bargain with federal prosecutors on behalf of a criminal defendant in a parole violation case.
Ms. Klaber received her J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 2010. During law school, Ms. Klaber served as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Negotiation Law Review and was a board member of the Women’s Law Association. She earned her A.B. with Honors in Commerce, Organizations, and Entrepreneurship from Brown University in 2007, where she graduated magna cum laude, received the Albert Arnold Bennett Class of 1872 Award for academic excellence, and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Ms. Klaber was a litigation associate at the Boston law firm Ropes & Gray. She also served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Juan R. Torruella of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.
Ms. Klaber is admitted to practice law in the States of California and New York and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She is also admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of California. Ms. Klaber is a member of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers.
* Includes matters handled prior to joining Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP.
Harvard University - 2010 Juris Doctor
Brown University - 2007 Bachelor of Arts
New York Bar