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Transgender: Understanding the Law of Gender Identity and Expression

Robyn Gigl

Gluck Walrath, LLP
Trenton, New Jersey

Robyn is a partner at Gluck Walrath, LLP in Freehold, New Jersey. Her practice involves handling complex litigation including employment law and commercial litigation. She has tried cases in both state and federal courts and was one of the defense attorneys in a 21-month federal trial – the longest criminal trial in the state’s history – in which all the defendants were acquitted


Robyn is a member of the New Jersey Supreme Court’s Committee on Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of Garden State Equality. Robyn is a Past Chair of the LGBT Rights Section of the Bar Association as well as being a member of the Diversity Committee and Women in the Profession Section. Robyn has also been appointed to the NJSBA’s Commission on Racial Equality in the Law.


In 2019, Robyn was appointed by Governor Murphy and the State Legislature as one of seventeen members of the New Jersey Transgender Equality Taskforce. 


Robyn’s first novel, By Way of Sorrow, was published by Kensington Books in March 2021. Her Second novel, Survivor’s Guilt, will be released on January 25, 2022. Robyn is a frequent writer and speaker on LGBTQ issues. 


Robyn has been honored by the ACLU-NJ and the Pride Network for her work on behalf of the LGBTQ community. She is AV PreeminentÒ Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been selected since 2010 as a New Jersey Super Lawyer and has also been selected as one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in New Jersey. Robyn was recently named by the New Jersey Law Journal as one of the Top Women in the Law for 2020 and to Insider NJ’s LGBTQ Top 100 Power List.


Robyn is a graduate of Stonehill College, and Villanova University School of Law where she was a Member of the Villanova Law Review.  

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