Gabe, a native of Provo, Kentucky, joined FIRE after nine years with the PETA Foundation, where he litigated precedent-setting freedom of speech and freedom of information cases in federal and state courts across the country. Gabe has been published and quoted in media outlets including The New York Times and The Washington Post. He graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Mary Washington College in 2003, and from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2009. He began his legal career as a fellow with the ACLU of Virginia. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his spouse, who is a civil rights attorney, and their two children.