1881 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1211 USA
Hazel Verdin is a litigation associate in the Palo Alto office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Hazel Verdin handles a wide variety of complex commercial litigation matters in federal and state court, including complex commercial and contract disputes and securities litigation matters. Hazel also maintains a robust pro bono practice.
Hazel earned her law degree in 2020 from the University of California, Irvine School of Law, where she served as co-chair of the Latinx Law Student Association, Dean’s Fellow, Community Fellow, and Research Fellow for the Lawyering Skills Program for first year students. Hazel competed in the Moot Court competition where she argued before a District Court Judge and was named among the Top 16 participants. Hazel also argued a motion before the California Superior Court as part of the Consumer Law Clinic. While in law school, Hazel served as an extern with the criminal division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California, where she appeared before various magistrate judges in criminal arraignments.
Hazel earned her B.A. in Political Science from the University of Southern California where she received the Dean’s Merit Scholarship.
Hazel is a member of the California Bar and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
University of California - Irvine - 2020 Juris Doctor
University of Southern California - 2015 Bachelor of Arts