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Gabrielle A. Vance

Gabrielle “Gabby” Vance is an associate in the firm’s Washington office. Her practice focuses primarily on internal investigations, government enforcement, white-collar defense, congressional investigations, and antitrust litigation. 

Gabby has assisted in the representation of individuals, investment advisers, companies, and financial institutions before the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and a variety of state regulatory authorities. Additionally, she has experience assisting clients with internal investigations to inquire into an organization’s internal operations and assess potential liability.

Gabby engages in pro bono matters at K&L Gates, including the representation of noncitizens in immigration proceedings, cybercrime victims, domestic and sexual violence victims, and efforts to broaden legal mandates for the inclusion of people with disabilities. Gabby serves as the pro bono liaison for the Washington, D.C. office, which entails helping identify additional pro bono opportunities and encouraging others in the office to do pro bono work.  

Before joining the firm, Gabby served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Gina L. Simms for the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. In addition, while at law school, she worked as a student advocate at the William & Mary Law Veterans Benefits Clinic and William & Mary Law Immigration Clinic. Furthermore, she has experience with pro-bono projects involving victims of cybercrimes. Gabby was a summer associate at K&L Gates in 2020.

  • Law Firm Attorney Member, Women in White Collar Defense Association (2023 - present)
  • Board Member, Young Lawyers Section of the Bar Association for the District of Columbia (2023 - present)
  • Member, John Carol Society (2022 - present)
  • Junior Board Member, Network for Victim Recovery of DC (2021 - present)
  • Moderator of Panel, 2023 Fourth Circuit Asylum Law Conference, “Developments in Fourth Circuit Case Law,” March 2023
  • The Hoosiers Got it Wrong: The Need for States to Enact Stricter Prescribing Regulations via Telemedicine Services, 12 W&M BUS. L. REV. (2020).
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