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  • Law Clerk, The Honorable Robert B. King, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (2011-2013)
  • Law Clerk, The Honorable Irene C. Berger, United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia (2010-2011)
  • Law Clerk, The Honorable John T. Copenhaver, Jr., United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia (2009-2010)

J.D., West Virginia University College of Law (2009)

  • Editor-in-Chief, West Virginia Law Review
  • Order of the Coif

B.A., Political Science, Wellesley College (2004)

  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
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Gabriele Wohl


Gabriele Wohl is an experienced litigator in the firm’s Charleston, West Virginia office, regularly handling complex civil litigation for national corporations. In addition to her practicing in the Litigation Group, she leads the White Collar Defense and Investigations team and chairs the Bowles Rice Diversity Committee.  Gabe keeps in close contact with her clients and enjoys helping them navigate stressful and intricate legal issues.

In her litigation practice, Gabe has years of experience advocating for businesses ranging from Fortune 500 companies to local entrepreneurs. She has traveled nationwide to represent witnesses and corporations in complicated multi-district litigation matters and government investigations. Gabe has litigated several False Claims Act cases to favorable resolutions, and routinely defends medical professionals and practices against Medicaid fraud allegations.  She also conducts thorough internal investigations for her business clients, focusing on employee misconduct, financial fraud, and compliance.

Gabe appears often in federal court and has argued before the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Before joining Bowles Rice, Gabe served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia. There, she gained first-chair experience in drug trafficking and public corruption trials and served as the office's District Elections Officer and Computer Hacking and Internet Prosecution Coordinator. At the U.S. Attorneys Office, she participated in complex white collar investigations and prosecutions involving a variety of federal offenses, including fraud, identity theft, worker safety violations and civil rights violations.  She also provided civil rights training for the West Virginia State Police Academy.

From 2013 to 2014, Gabe served as Deputy General Counsel to former West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin, where she advised on legal and public policy matters, drafted legislation and assisted in emergency response efforts.

Professional Highlights

  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, Fellow (2021)
  • Member of the Fourth Circuit Advisory Committee on Rules and Procedures
  • Member of the Judicial Conference of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Served as Deputy General Counsel to former West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin (2013-2014)
  • Recognized in the 2024 Edition of Best Lawyers in America for Commercial Litigation and Litigation - Labor and Employment  
  • Extra Mile Award, West Virginia Center for Children's Justice (2017)
  • Award for Excellence, Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (2016)

Blog Posts

  • YWCA of Charleston (Board of Directors; Chair, HR Committee)
  • Creator/Instructor, Project LIFT (Leadership, Intention, Fortitude, Teamwork)