Practice Summary

Ms. Huber joined Gibson Robb & Lindh in December of 2007. Ms. Huber handles a variety of maritime matters including cases involving yachts, ship repairs, maritime personal injury, maritime products liability, general average, and bunker fuel disputes. Her practice also includes marine insurance coverage, liability defense, bad faith defense, and commercial maritime transactional matters. Ms. Huber has taken on lead responsibility in cases at mediation, in arbitration and at trial.

Ms. Huber chaired the Recent Developments Session of the 2010 Pacific Admiralty Seminar featuring presentations from prominent speakers on recent developments in maritime cargo law, marine insurance law, general average and ethics for maritime attorneys. Ms. Huber spoke at the 2012 Pacific Admiralty Seminar in October on the applicability of U.S. Maritime law to foreign sailors competing in America’s Cup and Recreational Boating. At the San Francisco Claims Association Luncheon in November, 2009, Ms. Huber presented “Luxury Yachts in Rough Waters: Coverage Issues Surrounding Hostile Situations” dealing with yacht insurance coverage in scenarios such as marine environmental damage, drug smuggling and piracy. In 2011, Ms. Huber taught a maritime law class session at the University of San Francisco School of Law on the topics of salvage, collision, and general average.

Prior to joining Gibson Robb & Lindh, Ms. Huber served as a fulltime judicial extern to the Honorable Jeremy Fogel in the United States District Court for the District of Northern California. She also interned for the U.S. Coast Guard Pacific JAG. Prior to law school, Ms. Huber worked and lived aboard a private megayacht in the Caribbean.

Publications

Exposed?! The Applicability of U.S. Maritime Law to Foreign Sailors Competing for Foreign Teams in the 34th America's Cup in San Francisco, 2013, 25 U.S.F. Maritime L.J., 209 (Vol. 2, 2012-13).

Ethics Year in Review, 47 Santa Clara L. Rev., 867 (2007).

The Legal Implications of an Oil Spill, Bar Association of San Francisco Bulletin, Vol. 3 (February 2008) (co-written with Jennifer Tomlin Sanchez).

Memberships

California State Bar (since 2007)
2008, 2010, and 2012 Pacific Admiralty Seminar Steering Committee Member
Maritime Law Association of the United States
American Bar Association
Association of Marine Underwriters of San Francisco

Honors

Named as one of Northern California's Transportation & Maritime Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” by San Francisco Magazine
Also named as one of the Top Women Attorneys in Northern California by San Francisco Magazine

Educational Background

Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D. (2007)
Cum Laude; Order of the Coif
Ethics Editor, Santa Clara Law Review
Participant, International Maritime Arbitration Moot Competition (Australia)
Summer Studies Abroad: Maritime law studies with Tulane University School of Law & the Aegean Institute of Maritime Law in Rhodes, Greece
Law of the Sea Studies at Oxford University

University of San Diego, B.A. International Relations (2001)
Magna Cum Laude
Studies Abroad: Sailed around the world aboard S.S. Universe Explorer(Semester at Sea)
Spanish and political science studies at Instituto Technologico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO) in Guadalajara, Mexico