Gabrielle Anderson-Thompson advises on complex civil litigation and product liability defense of medical device, pharmaceutical and consumer product actions. She is valued for her skill in managing large and high-profile state coordinated proceedings and federal multidistrict litigations.
Gabrielle is appreciated by clients and colleagues alike for her extensive pretrial experience. Over the course of her career, she has been involved in taking and defending over 150 fact and expert witness depositions, preparing and arguing pretrial and trial motions, and preparing experts from a wide variety of backgrounds for trial testimony. Gabrielle has also worked closely with lead trial counsel on direct and cross examinations.
With experience defending client is an array of industries, Gabrielle has focused on developing effective practical litigation strategies that parallel her client’s commercial objectives. She is at her best when faced with the challenge of defending clients involved in even the most complicated and serious MDLs and lawsuits.
A dedicated team player, Gabrielle has demonstrated time and again that she is adaptable not only to those she serves, but also to the demands of the case and the environment and stress associated with high-stakes, high-value claims. Gabrielle’s determination and perseverance are manifest in her unwavering commitment to overcoming even the most challenging obstacles her clients face.
Prior to joining Barnes & Thornburg, Gabrielle was an associate at a boutique litigation firm.