Home / Team / Laura Gale SimpsonLaura Gale Simpson joined Murphy, Campbell, Alliston & Quinn as an associate attorney in…
Laura Gale Simpson joined Murphy, Campbell, Alliston & Quinn as an associate attorney in 2019. Her practice focuses on general civil litigation with an emphasis on business and personal injury defense litigation.
Prior to joining Murphy, Campbell, Alliston & Quinn, Ms. Simpson began her practice in San Francisco, California and worked for a few statewide insurance defense firms. While there, Ms. Simpson represented insurance carriers and insureds in a variety of interesting real estate, bad faith, personal injury, and employment litigation. She later was employed by Gutierrez & Associates in San Francisco, CA and represented automobile manufacturers in products liability cases, and also represented financial institutions. She assisted with growing that law firm’s employment law department and represented employers in wrongful termination, sexual harassment, and discrimination cases. She also counseled employers with respect to employment policies, guidelines, severance agreements, and trade secret agreements.
Ms. Simpson later augmented her practice and defended and counseled employers in workers’ compensation litigation for several years in both Southern and Northern California. She served as an arbitrator for both the Los Angeles and San Francisco branches of the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD).
Ms. Simpson is a graduate of Rutgers University where she received her bachelor’s degree and earned her law degree at Golden Gate University Law School in San Francisco, California. Early in her career she provided pro bono services through the San Francisco Bar Association’s Landlord/tenant and juvenile programs. She also provided volunteer services while in the Bay Area, including tutoring to San Francisco’s youth and was active in promoting music and the arts.