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Richard Gabriel: President

RichardGabrielRichard Gabriel is the President of Decision Analysis. Since 1985, Mr. Gabriel has been a leader in the field of jury research, jury selection, and litigation communication in more than a thousand trials in both the civil and criminal arenas across the country. Mr. Gabriel has assisted counsel in thousands of cases across the country, including the O.J. Simpson, Casey Anthony, Whitewater, Enron Broadband, Phillip Spector, Heidi Fleiss, and Kwame Kilpatrick trials. Three cases he has participated in have resulted in United States Supreme Court rulings.
Mr. Gabriel is the author of Acquittal: An Insider Reveals the Stories and Strategies Inside Today’s Most Infamous Verdicts which was optioned by Warner Brothers and developed by Jerry Bruckheimer productions into a one-hour network drama. He is also the co-author of Jury Selection: Strategy and Science, printed by Thompson-Reuters Publications and now in its Third Edition, as well as a contributor to Bennett’s Guide to Jury Selection and Trial Dynamics. Mr. Gabriel was a regular columnist on trial strategy for Lawyers USA and has authored numerous articles on litigation communication, social science, and litigation research for numerous State Bar Journals and other legal publications including the American Bar Association CLE Journal, the Daily Journal, and the Notre Dame and Loyola Law Reviews. He has appeared regularly on ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, Fox, MSNBC, CNBC, and NPR as a commentator on high profile trials and is regularly interviewed by national legal publications on jury decision making and trial communication issues.
Mr. Gabriel is a former President of the American Society of Trial Consultants and its Foundation. He is an advisor for the Civil Jury Project at the NYU School of Law, and served on committees for the ABA’s Achieving an Impartial Jury Advisory Group and Implementing Effective Short, Summary, and Expedited Civil Action Programs in conjunction with ABOTA, National Center for State Courts, and the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System. He has been a guest lecturer at numerous law schools and has participated in both judicial education programs and over one hundred training CLE programs on jury and judicial decision-making and litigation persuasion.