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Giffords Expert

Esther Sanchez-Gomez

Litigation Director, Giffords Law Center
Esther Sanchez-Gomez joined Giffords Law Center in early 2021. As the litigation director, she develops affirmative litigation strategies to effectuate gun safety reforms and defends against constitutional challenges to a variety of gun safety policies. In addition, she consults with local governments and other organizations, providing guidance on how to actualize gun safety policies, including by challenging legal impediments to those policies. Esther also heads Giffords Law Center’s amicus brief program.

Before joining Giffords Law Center, Esther was a litigation associate at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP in San Francisco. She previously clerked for the Honorable Rosemary Márquez at the US District Court for the District of Arizona. Esther holds a JD and BS from the University of Arizona. Fluent in Spanish, Esther is also available for Spanish-language media. Admitted in California and Arizona.


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