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, commercial disputes, regulatory and administrative proceedings, and copyright and trademark issues. She has appellate experience at both the state and federal level. Notable cases include Sturgeon v. Frost, 136 S.Ct. 1061 (2016) and 139 S.Ct. 1066 (2019); 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 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 and Intellectual Property, Arts, and Entertainment Law Section, a Trustee of the Alaska Bar Foundation, and a member of the Arctic Entries Storyboard.

Eva joined Ashburn & Mason in 2013. Before joining the firm, Eva served 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 spending time outside with her family.


  • 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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