Prior to forming Matchstick with Josh, Gabe ran his own firm, Groundwork Legal, also focused on representation of the creators of digital products. Before Groundwork, Gabe worked as a partner and an associate at three different business-focused law firms in the Bay Area. Gabe has significant experience in both transactional and litigation matters, and prides himself on providing practical and efficient counsel.

During law school at the University of San Francisco, Gabe was an Extern to Justice Ming Chin of the California Supreme Court, a member of the USF Law Review, a Dean’s Scholar, and a recipient of the CALI Award for Excellence (formerly American Jurisprudence Award, and awarded to the top student in each course) in five different courses.

Gabe graduated from USF Law magna cum laude in 2003, and from UC Santa Barbara with a degree in Political Science in 1999. Gabe is a Bay Area native who lives with his wife Holly and daughter Kate in Marin County, California, home to Star Wars and the Mountain Biking Hall of Fame. Gabe is an avid San Francisco Giants fan, a connoisseur of burritos, and an off-and-on endurance athlete.”