Gabriel J. Phillips


Gabriel has a nationwide practice focused on complex high stakes tort litigation. Since joining the firm in 2017, he has practiced in state, federal, and tribal courts across the country on a variety of matters, including COVID-19 wrongful death litigation, civil rights violations, medical malpractice, product liability, oil & gas explosions, residential explosions, and trucking crashes. He is part of the team, alongside Mel Orchard and Bryan Ulmer, currently leading the prosecution of the meatpacking industry for its callous disregard of worker safety during the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic. Gabriel’s cases have been reported on by the NYTimes, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Reuters, Bloomberg News, CNN, NPR, NBC News, ABC News, and John Oliver.

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Areas of Practice

  • COVID-19 Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Product Liability
  • Civil Rights Violations
  • Oil & Gas Explosions
  • Residential Explosions
  • Fraudulent Misrepresentation
  • Breach of Contract
  • Industrial Accidents
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Wrongful Death

Admitted to Practice

  • Wyoming
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa
  • U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota
  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals


  • Notre Dame Law School
  • Cornell University

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