Gabrielle Rife is an associate in Moore & Van Allen’s Litigation group. Gabrielle prioritizes collaboration in her practice and seeks to achieve client goals through a strategic and thoughtful approach.

While attending law school, Gabrielle continuously worked to hone her trial advocacy skills as a competitor in numerous national mock trial competitions across the country. She was a recipient of the D. Reece Williams Award for Trial Advocacy.

Gabrielle also participated in her school’s Carolina Health Advocacy Medicolegal Partnership where she represented low-income families seeking access to health care and educational accommodations. Through this Clinic, Gabrielle developed a collaborative approach to problem-solving that she brings to her practice of law.

Gabrielle is also active in pro bono matters relating to disability and children’s rights.



  • Member, The Polly Rogers Sensory Garden
  • Recipient of the Herbert H. Hoefer and Jean H. Toal Scholarship
  • Recipient of the D. Reece Williams Award for Trial Advocacy


J.D., University of South Carolina, 2023 cum laude 

B.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2019 cum laude 


  • North Carolina, 2023
  • Western District of North Carolina, 2023
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