Gabrielle Thompson is an associate in K&L Gates’s Seattle office where she concentrates her practice on environmental litigation and appeals, environmental regulatory compliance and enforcement, and land use and permitting. Gabrielle has experience in advising clients on complex matters relating to environmental compliance and permitting under several state and federal environmental laws in connection with commercial development and large infrastructure projects, including the Washington Forest Practices Act, the Washington State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA), the Shoreline Management Act (SMA), the Clean Water Act (CWA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and Endangered Species Act (ESA).
Additionally, Gabrielle has experience in litigating before state and federal courts, as well as state environmental boards, including the Pollution Control Hearings Board and Shoreline Hearings Board.
Before joining K&L Gates, Gabrielle was a judicial clerk for the Honorable Lynn R. Nakamoto of the Oregon Court of Appeals, where she researched and drafted appellate opinions in a wide variety of civil and criminal cases. During law school, she worked as a judicial extern for the Honorable Ann Aiken, the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Oregon, and the Honorable Charles D. Carlson of the Lane County Circuit Court. Gabrielle was a K&L Gates summer associate in 2012.