Eva R. Gardner


Eva’s practice focuses on civil litigation and appeals, with a particular emphasis on real estate matters (including eminent domain), employment law, constitutional issues, and commercial disputes. She has appellate experience in both state and federal court. Notable cases include In Re 2021 Redistricting Cases, 528 P.3d 40 (Alaska 2023); Sturgeon v. Frost, 139 S.Ct. 1066 (2019) and 577 U.S. 424 (2016); Kenai Landing, Inc. v. Cook Inlet Natural Gas Storage Alaska, LLC, 441 P.3d 954 (Alaska 2019); City of Kenai v. Cook Inlet Natural Gas Storage Alaska, LLC, 373 P.3d 473 (Alaska 2016). Eva also has experience counseling individuals and businesses.

Eva is committed to pro bono work and has volunteered with several local organizations, including Alaska Legal Services Corporation, the Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, and Anchorage Youth Court. She is also active in the community: she is a past board member of the Anchorage Association of Women Lawyers, a co-chair of the Alaska Bar Association’s Employment Law Section, a past President and Trustee of the Alaska Bar Foundation, and a member of the Arctic Entries Storyboard.

Prior to joining Ashburn & Mason, Eva worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Sharon L. Gleason in the U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska and Alaska Superior Court. In law school, Eva served on the NYU Annual Survey of American Law, helped found the NYU Art Law Society, and interned at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Eva is an avid skier who enjoys chasing her three young children through Alaska’s wild spaces.


  • J.D., New York University (2011)
  • M.A. (Art History), Columbia University (2006)
  • B.A., Columbia University (2004)


  • Alaska (2013)
  • New Jersey (2011)
  • New York (2012)
  • United States District Court for the District of Alaska (2014)
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (2014)
  • United States Supreme Court (2015)

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