Abbey Gauger is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group in the New York office of Haynes and Boone. Prior to joining Haynes and Boone, Abbey practiced with an internationally-recognized law firm, representing many household names in a wide range of high-profile litigations in both federal and state courts in New York.
Abbey’s practice includes complex commercial, intellectual property, and real estate litigation matters. Her prior experience includes representing a renowned mass media company in corporate governance disputes; defending an insurer against breach of contract claims in excess of $1.4 billion; and representing a Fortune 500 financial institution against claims of benchmark rate manipulation.
Abbey graduated first in her class from New York Law School, where she was the Executive Notes and Comments Editor of the New York Law School Law Review. Abbey has a strong commitment to pro bono and has represented dozens of New York City tenants facing wrongful eviction or rent overcharge in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Brooklyn housing courts.
Professional and Community Activities
- New York State Bar Association (Member, Intellectual Property Law Committee)
B.A., University of Akron Honors College, 2014, summa cum laude
J.D., New York Law School, 2017, summa cum laude; New York Law School Law Review; Global Fellows Scholar
View the PDF version of the July 2021 IP Beacon. Jason Bloom, Annie Allison and Abbey Gauger in Law360: ‘Texas Ruling Shows Weight of State Immunity in IP Claims’ On June 18, the Texas Supreme Court held that a governmental unit's copyright infringement does not qualify as a constitutional taking in the matter of Jim Olive Photography, dba Photolive Inc. v. University of Houston System. However, t [...]