Gayle L. Gough

Managing Partner

(415) 848-8918


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Gayle Gough is the Managing Partner of Gough & Hancock. She founded the firm with the goal of delivering outstanding legal services and creating an environment for lawyers to excel. Gayle is a seasoned defense attorney with more than 25 years of litigation experience. She has tried cases before juries, judges, and arbitrators; served as regional counsel, liaison counsel, and supervising counsel in statewide litigation with multi-million dollar exposure; and resolved hundreds of cases through individual negotiations and structured programs. Gayle is a skilled litigator who knows how to achieve results.

Prior to establishing Gough & Hancock, Gayle was an equity partner at an international law firm and served various roles in management during her years with the firm. She serves as a court-appointed judicial arbitrator for the San Francisco Superior Court and has written for the California Education of the Bar (CEB).