Gabriella E. Ziccarelli


As a result of working in-house at several high-technology companies in Silicon Valley, Gabriella Ziccarelli has extensive experience advising and securing successes for her clients on a wide array of intellectual property matters. She provides full-service strategic guidance to her clients across multiple industries, including high tech, entertainment, internet, and e-commerce. Gabriella serves clients of all sizes: from international corporations to early stage start ups.

Gabriella is an engaged member of both the legal and tech communities. Gabriella regularly speaks on a variety of issues that pertain to legal issues facing startups, the law and emerging technologies, and diversity in the technology space. She is also a regular contributor to trade and national publications.

Prior to joining private practice, Gabriella served as a volunteer law clerk to the Honorable Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewal of the Northern District of California. She has also worked in-house at a variety of high-technology companies.

Before law school, Gabriella was an advocate for higher education initiatives and served as student body vice president to a more than 40,000-person constituency at the University of Arizona while working closely with the Arizona Board of Regents and Arizona Students’ Association.

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  • 2017, “Rising Star," listed in Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers
  • 2017, "Rising Star," listed in Women in Technology
  • 2017, listed in Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll



  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
Professional Activities

Gabriella is an Inaugural Fellow of the Internet Law and Policy Foundry. Gabriella currently serves as an advisory board member for Seed Spot DC, a startup accelerator, empowering minority entrepreneurs. Gabriella is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa.



  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of California
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


  • Santa Clara University School of Law, JD
  • University of Arizona, BA