Gabriel Schaeffer

Gabriel Schaeffer is a litigation associate in the Newport Beach office of Hueston Hennigan LLP. His practice focuses on high-stakes business disputes and complex litigation.

Before joining Hueston Hennigan, Mr. Schaeffer clerked for the Honorable John C. Coughenour of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington. He earned his J.D., cum laude, from New York University School of Law, where he was a Robert McKay Scholar and a Notes Editor on the Law Review. While in law school, Mr. Schaeffer externed at the Legal Aid Society and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York. He also served as co-president of the Asia Law Society, and was named the NYU Unemployment Action Center’s Advocate of the Year.

Before law school, Mr. Schaeffer worked for a Beijing-based publishing startup, for which he translated three popular Chinese novels into English. He is fluent in written and spoken Mandarin Chinese.


Gabriel Schaeffer

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New York University (J.D., 2015) cum laude; Robert McKay Scholar; Notes Editor, New York University Law Review

Tulane University (B.A., English and Asian Studies, 2009) cum laude


Hon. John C. Coughenour U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington