Anna Gehriger earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of
California at Davis (King Hall) in 2006. She was the recipient of the
Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship, which is awarded annually to two students
who demonstrate commitment to the public interest. While earning her law
degree, Ms. Gehriger participated in King Hall's Immigration Clinic and Civil
Rights Clinic, and completed summer internships at Bay Area Legal Aid and Equal
Rights Advocates. In 2004, she received a California Bar Foundation
Public Interest award.
Ms. Gehriger is active in the local legal community. In
January 2013, Ms. Gehriger joined the Board of Directors of the Bar Association
of San Francisco’s (BASF) Barristers Club for a two-year term. She also
chairs the Barristers Club's Diversity Committee and is on the planning
committee for the 25thanniversary conference of the California
Minority Counsel Program (of which our firm is a member). Ms. Gehriger is a
member of the California Bar Foundation's Scholarship Alumni Steering Committee
and is a volunteer reader for scholarship applications.
Ms. Gehriger is interested in all aspects of sustainable building,
ranging from building design and effect on occupants, to resolving potential
legal disputes concerning the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
system. Ms. Gehriger is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council's Northern
California Chapter which promotes and advocates for green building. In
2009, she became a LEED Accredited Professional. To become a LEED AP, one
must demonstrate an understanding of green building techniques, the LEED Rating
System, & certification process.
Prior to joining our firm, Ms. Gehriger worked for three years as
a civil litigator at Callahan Thompson Sherman & Caudill LLP in San
Francisco, gaining experience in the areas of premises liability, professional
liability (incl. psychologist/therapist), personal injury, landlord/tenant,
real estate and construction defect litigation. Prior to law school, she was
Executive Assistant at the public interest law firm Equal Rights Advocates,
which inspired her to pursue her law degree. She earned her Bachelor of Arts
degree in Sociology cum laude from Georgetown University.
Ms. Gehriger practices primarily employment/wage
& hour and premises liability law. She is licensed to practice in the
California State and Federal courts and a member of the San Francisco La Raza
Lawyers Association. In addition to English, Ms. Gehriger speaks Spanish,
German, and Swiss-German.