Gabriella Carnevale Associate




Gabriella Carnevale practices in the areas of general liability and casualty, including premises liability in the state of California. She focuses on the defense of claims related to automobile liability, personal injury and business litigation, as well as medical malpractice.

Prior to joining Wilson Elser, Gabriella worked in civil litigation, representing plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury litigation related to automobile liability and premises liability. She also has a background in immigration and asylum law, including deportation defense.

While in law school, Gabriella was the recipient of prestigious awards and grants, including the CALI Award for Academic Excellence in Legal Research, Writing and Analysis, and the Public Interest Law Foundation Grant.

In 2018, Gabriella was selected to participate in her law school's International Human Rights Clinic as a student advocate, where she submitted her proposals for laying a framework to limit the use of unilateral coercive measures (economic sanctions) at the 37th Session of the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. Gabriella succeeded in lobbying to have some of her proposals included in paragraphs 22 and 23 of resolution 37/21 on unilateral coercive measures (adopted by a vote of 28 to 15).

Areas of Focus

General Liability & Casualty
Gabriella assists clients in preventing, mitigating and managing exposure through risk, crises, and claims and litigation management.

Premises Liability
Gabriella defends insured and self-insured commercial businesses, including national retail chains and transportation companies, in all stages of litigation against personal injury, property damage and indemnity claims.

Medical Malpractice
Wilson Elser’s heritage and continued strength in insurance defense has attracted a large and growing clientele, including well-known physicians and premier teaching hospitals. As part of the firm’s litigation team, Gabriella represents dentists, nurses, paramedics, podiatrists, radiologists, pathologists, counselors, social workers and other members of the allied health professions, as well as managed care organizations and privately run emergency rooms.