Loyola University Chicago

Gannon Center for Women and Leadership

Gabrielle M. Buckley

Gabrielle M. Buckley: MUND 1978 – History (Junior Year Abroad: Kobe, Japan)

Gabrielle holds a juris doctor degree from DePaul University. She joined the board in 2018 when she assumed the role of Director of the Ann Ida Gannon, BVM, Center for Women and Leadership. She is also an adjunct professor of law at the John Marshall Law School. Gabrielle currently serves on the International Committee of WomenDirect, the American Bar Association’s Working Group on Unaccompanied Immigrant Children, the National Immigrant Justice Center’s Council, and the Galway-Chicago Sister Cities Committee. Until recently, she served on the boards/executive committees of the Federal Bar Association (Chicago), the U.S.-India Chamber of Commerce (Midwest), RefugeeONE, and the American Bar Association’s Commission on Immigration.

Gabrielle has over 30 years of experience practicing international, global mobility, anti-trust, and corporate law both in-house and with law firms. She was an equity partner with Vedder Price, P.C. for 17 years, and previously practiced law with Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP and Borg-Warner Corporation. Her pro bono experience has focused on human rights, social justice, immigration, and the empowerment of women and children. Gabrielle holds an “AV Preeminent” Peer Rating in Martindale-Hubbell, has been ranked in Chambers Global, and is an Illinois Super Lawyer and member of the Leading Lawyers Network.