Dana Lynn Craig

Dana Lynn Craig is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and a member of the firm’s Litigation Department.

Ms. Craig’s practice has ranged from large environmental cases to general litigation matters. She has represented clients in both federal and state courts and has experience in all areas of complex litigation, particularly including motion practice, depositions, trial preparation, working with experts, and senior level case management.

Ms. Craig’s most recent matters have included:

Defending major corporation in large environmental cost recovery action in federal court against the United States. Ms. Craig was lead associate in the case and served in a senior management role over the course of her engagement on this matter. She participated in numerous depositions of federal employees and employees of government consultants. During her tenure on this matter, Ms. Craig also represented the client before the District Court Judge, Magistrate Judge, and Special Master.
Defending major U.S. accounting firm in state court. Ms. Craig is the lead associate for Gibson Dunn’s team on its most recent matter for the client in which she has represented the client in state court hearings. During her engagement on the team, which has handled many similar cases for the client, Ms. Craig has defended depositions and participated extensively in motion practice and electronic discovery issues.
Defending major corporation in both highly publicized trial and international arbitration. Ms. Craig’s work in this massive representation has included preparing witnesses for trial, as well as preparing fact and expert witnesses for depositions and participating in depositions related to international arbitration.

Ms. Craig received her law degree from Stanford Law School in 2007, where she was Co-Managing Editor of the Stanford Law & Policy Review and graduated with Pro Bono Distinction. She earned her B.A. from Stanford University in 2004, graduating Phi Beta Kappa with University Distinction and received Interdisciplinary Honors in International Security Studies. During her undergraduate career, Ms. Craig was The Greg Peterson Fellow and recipient of the Donald B. Marron Prize for the Most Original Historical Analysis Paper from the Center for the Study of the Presidency Fellows Program.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Craig clerked for the Honorable Barry G. Silverman of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Phoenix, Arizona.

Ms. Craig is a member of the California, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and United States District Court for the Central District of California Bars. She is also a member of the American Bar Association.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Environmental Litigation and Mass Tort and 2) Transnational Litigation
Law School Stanford Law School, J.D., 2007
Education Stanford University, B,A., 2004
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
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