Gabriela M. Barake
Gabriela Barake is an attorney in the Trial & Appellate Litigation section of Jackson Walker’s Houston office. She offers experience in the areas of fiduciary litigation, probate and trust administration, general business litigation, and employment disputes.
Gabriela’s practice concentrates on the representation of trustees, administrators, guardians, and executors in probate, trust, and guardianship matters. She is passionate about helping individuals who suffer from dementia, mental illness, physical and mental limitations, and other disabilities, and makes it a priority to ensure they have a guardian to protect their needs.
Gabriela also represents individuals and companies in general business litigation and employment disputes in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. She handles claims brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. She also has experience with mediations, workplace investigations, unemployment and wage claim hearings before the Texas Workforce Commission, and collective action trials.
B.A.H., University of Guelph
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
- Texas Rising Star, Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters, 2020-2022
- Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (Woodward/White Inc.), Litigation – Trusts and Estates, 2021-2023
- Top 40 Under 40, American Academy of Attorneys, 2019
- American Bar Association
- Houston Bar Association
August 18, 2022Attorney News
‘The Best Lawyers in America’ Honors 214 Jackson Walker Attorneys in 2023 Edition, Including 11 “Lawyers of the Year” and 41 “Ones to Watch”
The Best Lawyers in America has recognized 214 Jackson Walker attorneys across 6 offices and 79 specialty practice areas in its 2023 edition, including 11 Lawyers of the Year and 41 Ones to Watch. Best Lawyers listings are based on an exhaustive peer review survey of thousands of attorneys who vote on the legal abilities of others in their practice areas.