Avery P. Gilbert

Clinical Lecturer in Law and Associate Research Scholar in Law


Avery Gilbert is a Clinical Lecturer in Law and Associate Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School and Partner at Engage Strategies. She has 20 years of experience in strategic advocacy including state and federal policy advocacy as well as social justice and impact litigation. 

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Marilyn Serna

Education & Curriculum Vitae


J.D., New York University, 2006
B.A., Skidmore College, 1998

Courses Taught


  • Strategic Advocacy Clinic

Avery Gilbert is a Clinical Lecturer in Law and Associate Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School and Partner at Engage Strategies. She has 20 years of experience in strategic advocacy including state and federal policy advocacy as well as social justice and impact litigation. Gilbert previously worked at the Center for a Sustainable Advocacy, analyzing the savings impacts of President Clinton’s Climate Change Tax Incentives and as an associate at Boies, Schiller & Flexner, LLP, litigating complex commercial disputes involving a wide range of antitrust, contract, intellectual property, and tort claims. She has since built an impact litigation practice to reduce mass incarceration. Gilbert also worked with the United States Senate Judiciary Committee and with the New York State Attorney General’s Office, where she helped craft a multi-state greenhouse gas litigation strategy. Gilbert holds a J.D. from New York University School of Law and a B.A. from Skidmore College.