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Gillian L. Gilbert


Gillian L. Gilbert


Practice Groups

Commercial Litigation, Employment Litigation/Advice, Intellectual Property Litigation, Professional Liability/Claim Prevention

Industry Groups

Health Care, Law Firms and Lawyers, Non-Profit Organizations


Ms. Gilbert focuses her practice in the areas of commercial litigation, employment law, intellectual property litigation, and professional liability.

Prior to attending the University of Minnesota Law School, Ms. Gilbert gained significant business experience managing LLCs and creating small business solutions. During law school, Ms. Gilbert was a member of the University of Minnesota’s Litigation and Trial Advocacy Group and the Women’s Law Student Association. She also undertook a significant research project analyzing gendered narratives surrounding human rights violations, mentored by the United Nations Special Rapporteur for Counter-Terrorism. While in law school, Ms. Gilbert served as a judicial extern for Magistrate Judge David T. Schultz in the District of Minnesota.

Ms. Gilbert graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School, where she served as the Lead Managing Editor of the Minnesota Journal of International Law.

Education & Admissions


  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 2020
    • Dean’s List, 2017-2018
    • Legal Writing Section: Best oral Argument
    • Blackacre Society, Secretary and Founding Member
    • Minnesota Journal of International Law, Lead Managing Editor
  • Florida State University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2012

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
  • Minnesota

Judicial Externship

  • United States District Court, Magistrate Judge David T. Schultz, Judicial Extern, 2018

Professional & Civic

Bar Associations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
    • Civil Litigation Section
    • Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Hennepin County Bar Association

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers