Gail L. Westover: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Gail L. Westover

Gail Westover
Partner
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.
Phone202.383.0353

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Energy Litigation
  • Class Action Defense
  • Construction
  • Labor & Employment
  • ERISA
  • Retirement Products & Services
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Nuclear
  • Insurance
  • Privacy & Data Security
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.383.0353
Fax: 202-637-3593
http://www.sutherland.com/People/Gail-L-Westover
 
University Cornell University, B.S.
 
Law SchoolGeorgetown University Law Center, J.D., cum laude Article and Notes Editor, American Criminal Law Review
 
Admitted1997, Maryland; 1998, District of Columbia
 
Memberships 

Professional Activities

Member, American Bar Association
Member, Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia
Member, Foundation Board, Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia
Member, Defense Research Institute (DRI)
Co-chair, Golf Classic, Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia (2008)

 
BornHudson, New York, January 9, 1968
 
Biography

Gail Westover advocates for clients in federal and state court litigation and arbitration. In more than 15 years, she has gained experience in energy, employment, ERISA, insurance, financial services, intellectual property, construction, and general commercial contract disputes.

Gail has extensive trial and pre-trial experience, including managing all aspects of discovery, pre-trial motions and preparing executives and experts for testimony in complex cases involving millions of dollars and potential criminal consequences. Gail is currently an integral part of the team representing an international drilling contractor in one of the most significant environmental liability cases in the history of the United States. Previously Gail secured a $38 million jury verdict for her client in a trade secret misappropriation case against a major pharmaceutical company. She understands that success measures differ in every matter, and partners with clients to effectively and efficiently resolve disputes.

Gail appears in trials and hearings before state and federal courts in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Indiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia. She has also conducted arbitrations in the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania and New York.

Selected Experience
Sutherland client wins a $38 million verdict in a misappropriation of trade secrets case.
Sutherland guides drilling contractor through litigation, crisis management and regulatory inquiries following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Sutherland secures awards totaling $16 million for global energy company.

 
ISLN912272113
 
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Office Information

Gail L. Westover

700 Sixth Street NW, Suite 700
WashingtonDC 20001-3980




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