Gayle Horn

BiographyGayle Horn graduated magna cum laude from New York University Law School in 2004, where she was inducted into the Order of the Coif. After receiving her J.D., she spent an additional year at NYU as a Junior Fellow in NYU’s Institute for International Law and Justice. During her tenure at NYU, Ms. Horn was a Florence Allen and Dean’s Scholar, and was awarded the Jerome Lipper Prize for outstanding work in international law. Following law school, Ms. Horn spent one year as a law clerk to the Honorable Milton I. Shadur in the Northern District of Illinois.

Ms. Horn joined Loevy & Loevy in the Fall of 2006 and has concentrated her practice on wrongful convictions, police brutality and other constitutional issues. She spends much of her time representing prisoners wrongfully accused of crimes in state and federal proceedings. Ms. Horn has also been a Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago where she co-taught a wrongful conviction legal clinic with other Loevy & Loevy lawyers beginning next semester.

Ms. Horn has been admitted to practice by the Illinois Supreme Court, Northern District of Illinois, Northern District of Indiana and the Third and Eighth Circuit Courts of Appeals. She loves her dog, Winston, who can often be found lazing under her desk.

Bar Admissions

• Illinois, 2005
• U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2006
• U.S. Court of Appeals Third Circuit, 2007
• U.S. Court of Appeals Eighth Circuit, 2006

EducationNew York University School of Law, New York, New York
• J.D. – 2004

Yale University, New Haven, CT
• B.A. – 2000

Clerkships & Past Employment

• Law Clerk, Hon. Milton I. Shadur, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois