Anne Shea Gaza
Partner at Young Conaway Stargartt & Taylor, LLP (Wilmington, DE)
ANNE SHEA GAZA is a Partner at Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor in Wilmington, Delaware. She has been successfully litigating intellectual property and complex commercial cases for almost two decades. Ms. Gaza represents national and international clients in a diverse range of industries and technologies. Ms. Gaza has developed an in-depth understanding of electronic discovery and served on the United States District Court for the District of Delaware’s Ad Hoc Committee on E-Discovery (the committee responsible for drafting the Court’s Default Standard for Discovery, Including Discovery of Electronically Stored Information (ESI)). In addition, Ms. Gaza was appointed by the Delaware Supreme Court to its Commission on Law & Technology. She is also a member of the Technology Inn of Court. Ms. Gaza also has extensive experience with alternative dispute resolution, particularly court-directed and private mediation. She serves as a neutral through the American Arbitration Association (AAA). Ms. Gaza handles intellectual property and complex commercial matters both as an advocate and as a neutral arbitrator. A fellow in the American Bar Foundation and in the Litigation Counsel of America, Ms. Gaza has been listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Best Lawyers in America, Delaware Super Lawyers, and Benchmark Litigation for her work in intellectual property litigation. Ms. Gaza has also been ranked in the IAM Patent 1000 and has repeatedly been recognized by the judges of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware for her service to the court and the bar. With an AV-Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, she was selected as a 2015 Women Leaders in the Law and profiled in a special section of Fortune magazine. Ms. Gaza began her career in the United States Air Force where she was cross-designated as a Special Assistant United States Attorney. Ms. Gaza is a 1997 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and a 1994 graduate of Moravian College.