Christina E. Myrold is a litigation associate in the San Francisco office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including patent and trade secret litigation. Ms. Myrold has significant jury trial experience in federal court and has represented several clients in commercial arbitration before the American Arbitration Association.
Ms. Myrold also maintains an active pro bono practice, including representing indigent criminal defendants. Most notably, she assisted with a habeas petition and appeal that successfully convinced the California Sixth District Court of Appeal to overturn the murder conviction of a man who was wrongfully imprisoned for over three decades.
Before joining Gibson Dunn, Ms. Myrold was a litigation associate in the San Francisco office of Shearman & Sterling LLP, where she primarily represented clients in complex business disputes in federal and state court. Previously, Ms. Myrold served as a law clerk for the Office of the California Attorney General and as a judicial extern for the Honorable Susan Y. Illston of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
Ms. Myrold received her J.D., with honors, from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2018, where she was a member of the Thurston Society and UC Hastings Honors Society. While in law school, Ms. Myrold also served as a Sack Teaching Fellow and an Articles Editor for the Hastings Law Journal. She received her B.A. in Economics and Political Science from the University of California, Irvine in 2012.
Ms. Myrold is admitted to practice law in the State of California, as well as the United States District Courts for the Northern District of California and Colorado, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Federal Circuit.
University of California - Hastings - 2018 Juris Doctor
University of California - Irvine - 2012 Bachelor of Arts