Ms. Gilbert is a long-time Las Vegan, originally from the Chicago area. Her primary practice areas include appeals and civil litigation. Ms. Gilbert is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of the William S. Boyd School of Law. Ms. Gilbert also has a Masters in Business Administration, with honors, and a Bachelor’s of Science in Physical Therapy.
Prior to law school, Ms. Gilbert worked for a Fortune 100 pharmaceutical company. While in law school, Ms. Gilbert interned for the Honorable Johnnie B. Rawlinson of the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. She also worked for local firms, gaining experience in family law, commercial litigation, civil and criminal appeals. Ms. Gilbert served as judicial law clerk to Honorable Nancy M. Saitta, Justice, Nevada Supreme Court following graduation. After her clerkship, Ms. Gilbert was a member of the appellate unit and litigation department of a large regional law firm, with an emphasis on trial briefing, post-judgment motions, and appeals. Ms. Gilbert also has experience in matters dealing with consumer protection statutes, home mortgage litigation and foreclosure in both state and federal court. Ms. Gilbert is admitted to practice before the state and federal courts of Nevada and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Gilbert has argued multiple times before the Nevada Supreme Court on issues related to NRS Chapter 116, including the landmark case, SFR Investments Pool 1, LLC v. U.S. Bank, N.A., 130 Nev. Adv. Op. 75, 334 P.3d 402 (Sept. 18, 2014). Arguing on behalf of appellants, many of Ms. Gilbert’s other arguments resulted in reversals and remands for the client. She is a member of the American Bar Association and the Appellate Litigation Group of the State Bar of Nevada. Ms. Gilbert was selected as a 2015 Super Lawyers Magazine Mountain States Rising Star in the area of appellate law.